Lisa Geller

Lisa Geller - Editor

North Merrick, NY, USA

I look at the big picture with any project I take on. Work with many major publishers: Sterling, Simon & Schuster, Skyhorse...

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I am a proofreader and copy editor with 25 years experience in publishing, advertising and direct marketing. I work on fiction, nonfiction, coffee-table-type books, young adult fiction and nonfiction.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Art
Biographies & Memoirs
True Crime
Fiction
Comics & Graphic Novels
Crime & Mystery
Literature
Short Story
Young Adult & Teen

Work experience

eMarketing Proofreader

Spark451
July, 2018 – Present (about 1 year)

Proofreader

ECS (Division of Bank of America)
June, 2012 – December, 2017 (over 5 years)

Project Editor

Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
September, 2011 – March, 2012 (6 months)

Ongoing Freelance Proofreading/Copy Editing

self
April, 1993 – Present (over 26 years)

Ongoing freelance work for several major publishers. I am always interested in taking on new clients. I love the work.

Portfolio (10 selected works)

Star Wars Psychology: Dark Side of the Mind (Popular Culture Psychology)

From its very first frame, the Star Wars series created a compelling universe with complex characters and engaging storytelling. This collection offers a fascinating psychological analysis of every aspect of George Lucas's richly rendered galaxy with all its characters and stories. Expert contributors led by Travis Langley ( Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight; The Walking Dead Psy... read more

From its very first frame, the Star Wars series created a compelling universe with complex characters and engaging storytelling. This collection offers a fascinating psychological analysis of every aspect of George Lucas's richly rendered galaxy with all its characters and stories. Expert contributors led by Travis Langley ( Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight; The Walking Dead Psy... read more

Fifty Years of 60 Minutes: The Inside Story of Television's Most Influential News Broadcast

Jeff Fager

The ultimate inside story of 60 Minutes, the program that has tracked and shaped the biggest moments in post-war American history.From its almost accidental birth in 1968, 60 Minutes has set the standard for broadcast journalism, joining us in our living rooms each Sunday night to surprise us about the world. The show has profiled every major leader, artist, and movement of the past five decad... read more

The ultimate inside story of 60 Minutes, the program that has tracked and shaped the biggest moments in post-war American history.From its almost accidental birth in 1968, 60 Minutes has set the standard for broadcast journalism, joining us in our living rooms each Sunday night to surprise us about the world. The show has profiled every major leader, artist, and movement of the past five decad... read more

Something Wicked This Way Comes: A Novel

Ray Bradbury

One of Ray Bradbury’s best-known and most popular novels, Something Wicked This Way Comes, now featuring a new introduction and material about its longstanding influence on culture and genre.For those who still dream and remember, for those yet to experience the hypnotic power of its dark poetry, step inside. The show is about to begin. Cooger & Dark’s Pandemonium Shadow Show has come to Green... read more

One of Ray Bradbury’s best-known and most popular novels, Something Wicked This Way Comes, now featuring a new introduction and material about its longstanding influence on culture and genre.For those who still dream and remember, for those yet to experience the hypnotic power of its dark poetry, step inside. The show is about to begin. Cooger & Dark’s Pandemonium Shadow Show has come to Green... read more

Start Your Farm: The Authoritative Guide to Becoming a Sustainable 21st Century Farmer

Forrest Pritchard, Ellen Polishuk

A totally modern, all–purpose handbook for today’s agricultural dreamers—covering the challenges and triumphs of launching any successful farm—from two leading lights in sustainable farming Combining nearly five decades of experience from two of America’s pioneering sustainable farmers, Start Your Farm is the perfect introduction to the ever-growing ranks of people who dream of starting their ... read more

A totally modern, all–purpose handbook for today’s agricultural dreamers—covering the challenges and triumphs of launching any successful farm—from two leading lights in sustainable farming Combining nearly five decades of experience from two of America’s pioneering sustainable farmers, Start Your Farm is the perfect introduction to the ever-growing ranks of people who dream of starting their ... read more

Your Healthiest Healthy: 8 Easy Ways to Take Control, Help Prevent and Fight Cancer, and Live a Longer, Cleaner, Happier Life

Samantha Harris

“This book will change your life!” —Kris Jenner“This is such an incredible resource for all-around healthy living.” —Brooke BurkeFrom celebrity TV host and cancer survivor Samantha Harris comes a comprehensive action plan for helping to prevent and fight cancer and living your best, healthiest life. Millions watched Samantha Harris cohost Dancing with the Stars and Entertainment Tonight and th... read more

“This book will change your life!” —Kris Jenner“This is such an incredible resource for all-around healthy living.” —Brooke BurkeFrom celebrity TV host and cancer survivor Samantha Harris comes a comprehensive action plan for helping to prevent and fight cancer and living your best, healthiest life. Millions watched Samantha Harris cohost Dancing with the Stars and Entertainment Tonight and th... read more

The Space Book: From the Beginning to the End of Time, 250 Milestones in the History of Space & Astronomy (Sterling Milestones)

Jim Bell

We live in a truly golden age of astronomy and space exploration that may allow us to unravel some of the biggest mysteries of all: How did the Universe begin? Are there other Earth-like planets out there? Are we alone? The Space Book is a gateway into these kinds of questions—and more—for anyone interested in the worlds beyond our planet. Expanding the series that began with the highly succes... read more

We live in a truly golden age of astronomy and space exploration that may allow us to unravel some of the biggest mysteries of all: How did the Universe begin? Are there other Earth-like planets out there? Are we alone? The Space Book is a gateway into these kinds of questions—and more—for anyone interested in the worlds beyond our planet. Expanding the series that began with the highly succes... read more

Ellie Ga: Square Octagon Circle

In the murky waters of the Mediterranean lie the ruins of Alexandria’s fabled lighthouse, a wonder of the ancient world destroyed by earthquakes in the Middle Ages. While mapped by archeologists, most of these 2,000 stone remnants will never be retrieved and reconstructed: the Pharos Lighthouse can only be inferred. But above the surface, the lighthouse is ubiquitous in the modern city, its im... read more

In the murky waters of the Mediterranean lie the ruins of Alexandria’s fabled lighthouse, a wonder of the ancient world destroyed by earthquakes in the Middle Ages. While mapped by archeologists, most of these 2,000 stone remnants will never be retrieved and reconstructed: the Pharos Lighthouse can only be inferred. But above the surface, the lighthouse is ubiquitous in the modern city, its im... read more

Crafts by the Sea: More Than 30 Creative Projects for Your Beach House

Larissa Costello

Do you love to be by the coast, walks along the beach, fishing in the sea, or hiking through the cliffs? Collecting shells, trinkets, and other items along the beach is one of the greatest ways to remember the fun you had. This coastal-themed craft book includes a variety of projects for anyone who wants to turn their collections into beautiful keepsakes. In Crafts by the Sea, Larissa Costello... read more

Do you love to be by the coast, walks along the beach, fishing in the sea, or hiking through the cliffs? Collecting shells, trinkets, and other items along the beach is one of the greatest ways to remember the fun you had. This coastal-themed craft book includes a variety of projects for anyone who wants to turn their collections into beautiful keepsakes. In Crafts by the Sea, Larissa Costello... read more

The Spartan Dagger: A Novel

Nicholas Guild

Ancient Sparta comes to life in The Spartan Dagger, Nicholas Guild's vivid tale of murder and vengeance.On a cold night, at the outskirts of a peasant village, two Spartan youths wait to perform an ancient rite of passage. A family--father, mother, and their son--approaches, unarmed and defenseless. The young men step into the moonlight and claim their manhood by killing the adults. The boy es... read more

Ancient Sparta comes to life in The Spartan Dagger, Nicholas Guild's vivid tale of murder and vengeance.On a cold night, at the outskirts of a peasant village, two Spartan youths wait to perform an ancient rite of passage. A family--father, mother, and their son--approaches, unarmed and defenseless. The young men step into the moonlight and claim their manhood by killing the adults. The boy es... read more

Last Don Standing: The Secret Life of Mob Boss Ralph Natale

Larry McShane, Dan Pearson

As the last Don of the Philadelphia mob, Ralph Natale, the first-ever mob boss to turn state’s evidence, provides an insider’s perspective on the mafia. Natale’s reign atop the Philadelphia and New Jersey underworlds brought the region’s mafia back to prominence in the 1990s. Smart, savvy, and articulate, Natale came up in the mob and saw first-hand as it hatched its plan to control Atlantic C... read more

As the last Don of the Philadelphia mob, Ralph Natale, the first-ever mob boss to turn state’s evidence, provides an insider’s perspective on the mafia. Natale’s reign atop the Philadelphia and New Jersey underworlds brought the region’s mafia back to prominence in the 1990s. Smart, savvy, and articulate, Natale came up in the mob and saw first-hand as it hatched its plan to control Atlantic C... read more

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Robert French
This was my first time using Lisa. In the past I have done my own proofreading (big error) and I wasn't sure that I was going to get value for money. Lisa did a fairly thorough proofread and found errors that I could never have found by myself. In addition, she delivered on time, even though I had changed the deadline for the project. That said, when I sent the copy to my Launch Team, they ...
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Robert French, September 2018

Lisa Geller
Thank you so much Robert. It was a pleasure working with you as well!

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