My editorial duties include proofreading and copy editing a variety of non-fiction projects, from memoirs and self-help books to journal articles. I am also responsible for the complete layout and design of an online journal project, which I complete using Adobe InDesign. I work with formatting and laying out documents, and work with authors to substantively edit their projects as well, developing and shaping their work so it becomes the best it can be.
Responsibilities included proofreading and copyediting content such as manuscripts and promotional materials, preparing reading reports of submitted manuscripts and doing final flip-throughs of printer proofs to ensure quality content. I also prepared market research, created and sent out pitch letters to promote authors and their books, and worked on social media aspects of marketing as well, including managing the ECW blog and interacting with followers via Twitter and Facebook.
Mara Brennan is about to unravel. Three days after her 28th birthday, her boyfriend dumps her, leaving her with nothing but a basement apartment, a futon and a pile of unpaid bills. Mara realizes it’s time for an identity makeover. Navigating the dueling worlds of yoga and cosmetic surgery, gourmet dinners and Frankenberry cereal, etiquette handbooks and too-helpful loved ones, Stuck in Downwa... read more
Sixteen-year-old Pippa Greene never goes anywhere without her camera. She and her best friend/supermodel-in-training Dace long ago mapped out their life plan: Pippa will be the noted fashion photographer, and Dace the cover girl. But ever since last spring, things have changed for Pippa and her junior year at Spalding High proves to have its own set of challenges. Not only is Vantage Point, ... read more
In professional hockey, enforcers are often as popular with fans as the stars who cash the big paycheques. Called upon to duke it out with a fellow troublemaker, or to shadow (and bruise) an opponent’s top scorer, these men get the crowds out of their seats, the sports-radio shows buzzing, and the TV audience spilling their beers in excitement. Don’t Call Me Goon gives the mayhem-makers their ... read more
From Wolfenbüttel to Curry’s Rest explores the importance of understanding why things happen as they do, finding ways of helping others, and developing skills that can improve everyday situations. It is a story of survival and resilience, beginning when John is a young Jewish boy in Germany before WWII and having to flee for England when a teenager. There, he hits the ground running and takes ... read more
If you can’t take the heat James Lassiter has had a crush on fellow culinary student Ethan Martin for three years, but has never had the guts to make a move. Putting himself out there is hard, especially when under the thumband walletof his overbearing parents. Now that bad boy chef Ethanwho is always vying with Jamie for best in classis struggling with the pastry course, Jamie suddenly ha... read more
This book is a novella.Matchmaker Nina Wright might work in LA but she keeps Hollywood types off her client list. She doesn't need their drama and she doesn't like the way so many of them exchange lovers like last year's accessories. But she needs one happy, high-profile client to get her business off the tabloid pages and back on solid ground.Hollywood hottie Chase MacIntyre wants the gossip ... read more
A sexy, wintery stand-alone from USA Today bestseller Sarina Bowen.Bad boy Hank “Hazardous” Lazarus used to have everything: a gorgeous girlfriend, a career as a freestyle snowboarder and a spot on the US Olympic team. Nine months ago, after a bad crash in the half pipe, he woke up in the hospital, unable to move his legs. Now he’s landed there again, but gravity is not the culprit. With his f... read more
Three months after his rescue from an abusive boyfriend, twenty-two-year-old Romy Myers has landed his first legitimate job—bussing tables at his friend's new coffee shop. The job has brought him some stability after years of abuse have left him feeling damaged and broken. He's working hard on his panic and social anxiety, and those things are often tempered by the big, burly presence of Brend... read more
I'm Floyd—no last name needed, thanks—and I'm a P.I. The only other thing you need to know about me is that I'm not an Elvis impersonator. I live my life fast and hard and yes, in sequined jumpsuits, but more importantly I live my life the way Elvis would have wanted me to. Honestly. With integrity.It was a tip that the King was still alive and living under an assumed name that brought me to K... read more
She eloped with Bigfoot. Or maybe Bigfoot kidnapped her. Either way, I've been hired to uncover the truth behind Cindy Funk's disappearance. Me? I'm Floyd, and I'm a PI living my life as Elvis would have wanted. Not just in sequined jumpsuits. With character.Cindy's trail leads me to River City, Oregon—aka the Mythical Creature Capital of the World—where I catch Case #2. This one from an eccen... read more
The last thing Meg Talbot, a genetic mixture of old aristocracy and a Cherokee grandmother, expects her grandfather Alistair to say is that he has discovered the bones of their ancestor, Thackery Talbot, a minor robber baron who mysteriously disappeared in 1899. Granted, odd things happen in Eureka Springs, the most mentioned town in Ripley’s Believe it or Not. But for Granddad to say that he’... read more
"I warned you this would be dangerous."Trouble has a way of finding me. This time I'm hunting it down—bartending at After Dark, Kansas City's most exclusive gentleman's club. It's a world I've tried hard to escape. But the plush interior and secluded booths are a front for an illegal sex ring, tied to my sister's disappearance. And before I can locate Megan, I have to get past big, sexy Josiah... read more
Book three of the London LegendsLibby Hart and Matt Ogden are perfect for each other--as friends. They've known each other for ages. They act as each other's plus-ones. They even share custody of a dog. And if there's always been a little spark between them, so what? It's never been worth jeopardizing their friendship.Professional rugby player Matt is fighting for a starter position with the L... read more
Fifty years ago, Roland Mills belonged to a violent activist group. Now, someone is willing to kill to prevent him from publishing his memoirs.When ex-FBI agent Elliot Mills is called out to examine the charred ruins of his childhood home, he quickly identifies the fire for what it isarson. A knee injury may have forced Elliot out of the Bureau, but it’s not going to stop him from bringing th... read more
Savannah Cavenaugh became a top art thief thanks to a secret ability—a dragonmorph, she can literally fly away from the scene of the crime. Next up: stealing a priceless painting out from under the snout of Lord Relobu, North America's fearsome dragon ruler. True, she's never had to work in the midst of Earth's most polarizing nuptials before. Keeping her identity hidden will demand she get cr... read more
More Than Words: Bestselling authors and real-life heroinesMaking a difference…transforming lives… This year, the recipients of Harlequin's More Than Words Award are three women whose selfless deeds and far-reaching goals are helping to build stronger, safer communities. Now three bestselling Harlequin authors honor these remarkable women with stories inspired by their extraordinary contributi... read more
Talia Truman is a manager's worst nightmare. A former child star, Talia traded in her braids and became a smart-mouthed party girl with a penchant for bad boys and even badder decisions. (Usually involving alcohol.) With a massive movie deal on the line, however, Talia needs to keep herself—and her purple thong panties—out of trouble. But sex-addiction rehab? Definitely not her idea…Unfortunat... read more
Born into a long line of spies, sanctioned killers and covert weapons developers, Beth Faraday carried out her first hit-for-hire when she was still a teenager.That part of her life—the American spy royalty part—ended one year ago, with a job gone wrong in Afghanistan. The collateral damage she caused with a single shot was unfathomable and, for Beth, unforgivable. She's worked hard to build a... read more
2403 ADIt would be easier to kill him than to trust him.Transporting a serial killer might seem like a simple job for CCF Homicide Investigator Kyle Tanner. After spending years apprehending murderers, he's ready to hang up his pistol. Babysitting a prisoner will bring him to Alpha Centauri, where he can search for a way to escape the CCF forever.If he makes it.When his ship breaks down in dee... read more
When Colby St. James dresses like a man to prove she can succeed in the male-dominated world of professional cooking, she never expects to fall for the handsome chef who will decide her fate. They agree that nothing that happens after hours will affect Colby's chances in the competition and begin a secret affair.It's been years since Dominic Fevre felt a sexual attraction toward another man. H... read more
In their race for the truth, love must prove more powerful than America’s worst enemy…When a gorgeous, bleeding woman on the run falls into the arms of Sean “Metal” O’Brien, the former SEAL medic knows just what he can do. Heal her. Tend to her. Keep her safe.What he can’t seem to do is keep his guard up. Something about the haunted, hunted beauty knocks down all his defenses.Felicity Ward is ... read more
Book six of the Fatal series A critical error.A Cinderella season cut short.A star player murdered. D.C. is recovering from angry riots after one player's mistake blew the D.C. Federals' chance at the World Series, and Lt. Sam Holland is determined to unravel the twisted web of motives behind the star center fielder's death. Was it a disgruntled fan, a spurned lover or a furious teammate?While... read more
Book three of In the ZoneAlex Sullivan may be the San Diego Barracudas' resident playboy, but he hasn't been able to forget the woman who kissed him like her life depended on it ten months ago. When he sees her again at a teammate's wedding, he can't think of anything but spending more time with her. Preferably naked.Claire Marzano lost years catering to an overbearing husband, and she's not g... read more
In this swamp of double-dealing, almost everyone has an agenda.When Harry Pitts—owner of the rundown China Rose Fish Camp—is beaten to death in his home, the bloody scene suggests a frenzied, random act of violence. But PI Addie Gorsky believes the crime is connected to another case—the disappearance of Harry's daughter eleven years ago.All murders begin in the past, but Addie soon realizes th... read more
A Monster Haven Story, book sixWhen Zoey Donovan found out monsters are real, her life changed—mostly for the better. Since then, she's fought bad guys, saved the world a time or two and earned the love of a growing family of humans and Hidden creatures alike. But the danger that's chased her from the beginning is finally here.Shadow Man, aka The Last Hidden, has stepped out of the story human... read more
Four years ago, a car accident ended Zedekiah Harrow's ballet career and sent Philadelphia Ballet principal dancer Alyona Miller spinning toward the breakdown that suspended her own. What they lost on the side of the road that day can never be replaced, and grief is always harshest under a spotlight…Now twenty-three, Zed teaches music and theatre at a private school in Washington, D.C. and reg... read more
Book two of Chaos StationAll they can do is live day to day…Felix Ingesson has returned to his duties as the Chaos's engineer with Zander Anatolius, his ex-boyfriend-turned-broken-super-soldier, at his side. Hope means something again. But there's nothing Felix can do to battle the alien poison flowing through Zander's veins, or his imminent mental decline. With each passing day, the side effe... read more
I Know You Want Me…One last hookup. At least that's what graphic designer Jenna Cho has in mind when she texts her toxic-in-life but amazing-in-bed ex, Jax. When her gorgeous boss Jack responds to the booty call instead, Jenna learns exactly why a girl should never hit send after one too many vodka sodas. Still, faced with Jack's sexy grin and even sexier Irish accent, Jenna thinks maybe she m... read more
A tantalizing bargain…When innocent Anna Bishop finds herself in a compromising position, the only person who can save her is Rufus Drake, notorious rogue, new Duke of Northamptonshire and the man upon whose lands she's trespassing! But the duke's help comes with conditions…The deal: a single kiss in exchange for his assistance.The complication: that one kiss unleashes an insatiable desire and... read more
Amanda Sun weaves together two tales of love, ink and magic in this companion novella to the Paper Gods series!A long, long time ago, before the world was as we know it, Izanami and Izanagi came into being. Two of the first of the ancient gods of Japan, they crafted the world from ink and their own imaginations. Izanagi wants, more than anything, to be with Izanami—but one moment of pride coul... read more
Book one of Biological Response TeamMajor Grace Samuels, a trauma surgeon deployed to Afghanistan, spends her life helping her fellow soldiers overcome disease and combat injuries. But her own wounds are harder to heal. Wracked with guilt over the death of a fellow soldier, she finds comfort in her only friend and appointed bodyguard, weapons sergeant Jacob "Sharp" Foster.Sharp feels more for ... read more
A Joe Gale MysteryMaine newspaper reporter Joe Gale is at his best when covering the crime beat for the Portland Daily Chronicle. In the dead of winter he heads Downeast to cover the murder trial of fisherman Danny Boothby, charged with burying a filleting knife in the chest of politically well-connected social worker Frank O’Rourke.O’Rourke held a thankless job in a hard place. Many locals fo... read more
After graduating from British finishing school, an American heiress fulfills her duty and weds a destitute earl. A lie brought them together, but will it also tear them apart? Find out in this can't-miss Victorian marriage-of-convenience story from a compelling new voice in historical romance.Victoria Carson never expected love. An American heiress and graduate of Lady Grantham's finishing sch... read more
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20 years developing bestselling award-winning fiction and nonfiction at Macmillan, Harpercollins, Penguin Random House and S & S.
I've been a freelance proofreader for close to 20 years. I've proofread everything from cookbooks to business books for major publishers.