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Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith - Editor

Rohnert Park, California

Experienced editor who collaborates with authors, academics, and corporate clients, specializing in nonfiction and scientific writing.


Since 1990, I have worked as a freelance editor of scientific, technical, and medical subjects and nonfiction at all stages of production: developmental editing, copy editing, indexing, fact-checking, proofreading, and creating supplemental content. I have edited continuing medical education materials; nonfiction trade books (woodworking, gardening, home decorating, cooking, fitness, nutrition, children's fiction, arts and crafts, juvenile science, games, puzzles, young adult, photography, theater, crafts, fashion, and humor); course materials for scientific conferences; academic journal articles; ESL applied science manuscripts; doctoral dissertations; medical textbooks (e.g., cardiology); legal textbooks (law for managers, family law, real estate, criminal and civil law); and pharmaceutical industry advertising copy.

English (US)
Children's Picture Books Christian
Arts & Architecture & Photography Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Economics Education & Reference Home & Garden Law Life Sciences Mathematics & Statistics Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Politics & Current Affairs Psychology Publishing Social & Behavioral Sciences


  • Performance Distinction, Decision Resources, Inc.

Work experience

Freelance Editor

Editorial Services

March, 2003 – Present (over 13 years)

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