Kimberly Crenshaw

Kimberly Crenshaw - Editor

Kansas City, MO, United States

Freelance editor, copy editor, and proofreader with over 11 years' experience

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Overview

I've been an editor at a publishing house for over 11 years. My nickname is "Eagle Eye" because of my attention to detail. My specialty includes proofreading, line editing, and copy editing. Give me a sentence with grammar, punctuation, and spelling errors, and I'll make it perfect and professional. I'm experienced in fact-checking and evaluating timeline and character consistency. In the past I've developed and edited children's products and curriculum, but am open to working on fiction and non-fiction titles. My expertise lies in creating a style guide and following it to make sure formatting and usage is consistent and precise.

Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Christian
Inspirational
Non-Fiction
Christian (Non-Fiction)
Education & Reference
Publishing
Religion & Spirituality

Certifications

  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Web Design

Work experience

Freelance Editor

Lincoln Learning Solutions
June, 2015 – January, 2016 (7 months)

Freelance editor of elementary, middle school, and high school math, geography, social studies, and science curriculum

Edited the redesign of over 500 lessons that reach students worldwide

Children's Editor

Nazarene Publishing House
June, 2008 – Present (about 10 years)

I have created, executed, and managed a new preteen curriculum line from conception to completion

In my tenure I have created, developed, edited, and managed curriculum and visual aid for over 300 products.

I have edited fiction and nonfiction chapter books for children, including writing instructions to designers for illustrations.

I have high attention to detail and accuracy, particularly when it comes to using a style guide and maintaining consistency across entire lines.

I am skilled in proofreading, multi-tasking, and completing projects on time.

Assistant Editor

Nazarene Publishing House
February, 2006 – June, 2008 (over 2 years)

I assisted multiple editors with multiple projects, including proofreading, copy editing, and line editing.

Portfolio (2 selected works)

Breathe: Created: Participant's Guide (Breathe: Sacred Space for Women)

Shawna Songer Gaines

Created will help you gain a perspective on how all of scripture works together to tell God’s big story.

Created will help you gain a perspective on how all of scripture works together to tell God’s big story.

Breathe: Wilderness: Participant's Guide (Breathe: Sacred Space for Women)

Shawna Songer Gaines

Journey with Shawna in an exploration of the wilderness stories of key biblical characters in order to understand how God breathes life and hope into seemingly hopeless times.

Journey with Shawna in an exploration of the wilderness stories of key biblical characters in order to understand how God breathes life and hope into seemingly hopeless times.

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