Sarah Liu

Sarah Liu - Editor

Rochester, NY, United States

Freelance editor specializing in science fiction and fantasy.

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Overview

I'm a freelance editor specializing in science fiction and fantasy. I love to edit what I love to read. That's YA, dystopian, urban fantasy, supernatural, etc.--anything of a speculative bent. I also have extensive experience with medical fields and poetry. I hold an MA in Creative Writing.

Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Fiction
Christian
Fantasy
Poetry
Science Fiction
Urban Fantasy
Non-Fiction
Christian (Non-Fiction)
Philosophy
Religion & Spirituality

Certifications

  • Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)

Awards

  • William and Hannelore Heyen Poetry Award
  • Maggie Fox Poetry Award
  • SUNY Brockport English Graduate Assistantship
  • SUNY Brockport English Departmental Graduate Scholar Award

Work experience

Developmental Editor

The Artful Editor
June, 2018 – Present (7 months)

I occasionally work as a subcontractor for developmental editing projects.

Proofreader

Pikko's House
November, 2017 – Present (about 1 year)

Editor

Self-employed
October, 2016 – Present (about 2 years)

I run Three Fates Editing, which provides a variety of editorial services. I specialize in science fiction and fantasy, and I operate on the philosophy that in order to help you, I must love your work.

Lead Writing Tutor

SUNY: The College at Brockport
September, 2015 – Present (over 3 years)

I work part-time as a writing tutor at the local university. I work one-on-one with students to improve their assignments and academic writing. I work extensively with ESL students.

Editor

Parasite Publications
May, 2012 – November, 2017 (over 5 years)

Developmental and Line Editor

Portfolio (12 selected works)

Forging Zero (The Legend of ZERO, Book 1)

Sara King

THE OVERWHELMINGLY POPULAR #1 BESTSELLER!!!****ONE OF THE HIGHEST-RATED SCIENCE FICTION THRILLERS ON AMAZON!!***For lovers of sci-fi thrillers, alien invasion stories, space opera, and sprawling first contact science fiction, this is an unforgettable post-apocalyptic epic about perseverance and survival in a harsh new world where humanity is just another item on the menu...First Contact doesn'... read more

THE OVERWHELMINGLY POPULAR #1 BESTSELLER!!!****ONE OF THE HIGHEST-RATED SCIENCE FICTION THRILLERS ON AMAZON!!***For lovers of sci-fi thrillers, alien invasion stories, space opera, and sprawling first contact science fiction, this is an unforgettable post-apocalyptic epic about perseverance and survival in a harsh new world where humanity is just another item on the menu...First Contact doesn'... read more

Zero Recall (The Legend of ZERO, Book 2)

Sara King

SEQUEL TO THE #1 BESTSELLER FORGING ZERO!!!It's been 53 turns after the legendary Commander Zero graduated as a Congie warrior. Joe, now a battle hardened veteran, has spent his life surviving wars he had no right to survive. Yet his real test is coming: New forces are conspiring to start a great war like the universe has never seen, one that would rip apart the very fabric of Congress. Joe is... read more

SEQUEL TO THE #1 BESTSELLER FORGING ZERO!!!It's been 53 turns after the legendary Commander Zero graduated as a Congie warrior. Joe, now a battle hardened veteran, has spent his life surviving wars he had no right to survive. Yet his real test is coming: New forces are conspiring to start a great war like the universe has never seen, one that would rip apart the very fabric of Congress. Joe is... read more

Zero's Return (The Legend of ZERO, Book 3)

Sara King

THE AMAZING NEW VOLUME IN THE #1 BESTSELLING LEGEND OF ZERO SERIES!!!PARASITE PUBLICATIONS ~ Character Sci-FiIn this apocalyptic addition to the #1 Bestselling Legend of ZERO series, the PlanOps Prime veteran, universal hero, and living legend Joe Dobbs has become an icon of heroism to the Congressional citizenry—but his real adventure is only just beginning. Humanity, unwillingly drafted into... read more

THE AMAZING NEW VOLUME IN THE #1 BESTSELLING LEGEND OF ZERO SERIES!!!PARASITE PUBLICATIONS ~ Character Sci-FiIn this apocalyptic addition to the #1 Bestselling Legend of ZERO series, the PlanOps Prime veteran, universal hero, and living legend Joe Dobbs has become an icon of heroism to the Congressional citizenry—but his real adventure is only just beginning. Humanity, unwillingly drafted into... read more

Siren Suicides: Second Edition

Ksenia Anske

On a rainy September morning 16-year-old Ailen Bright flees her abusive father by jumping off the Seattle Aurora Bridge. Instead of a true death, in the water she finds several silver-skinned sirens who convert her to one of their own. As a newborn siren she is dead, supernaturally strong, and hungry for her new sustenance—human souls. Ailen refuses to kill…at first. With time she must face th... read more

On a rainy September morning 16-year-old Ailen Bright flees her abusive father by jumping off the Seattle Aurora Bridge. Instead of a true death, in the water she finds several silver-skinned sirens who convert her to one of their own. As a newborn siren she is dead, supernaturally strong, and hungry for her new sustenance—human souls. Ailen refuses to kill…at first. With time she must face th... read more

Something Witchy (Mystics & Mayhem Book 1)

AJ Myers

SOMETHING WITCHY:My name is Ember Blaylock. Welcome to the World of Weird—better known as my life.It wasn’t always like this. I was once a normal high school senior, just filling out college apps and trying to stay sane long enough to get out of Moonlight, Missouri. Preferably before I ended up in a straight-jacket out of sheer boredom.At first, my only problems were my increasingly unwanted a... read more

SOMETHING WITCHY:My name is Ember Blaylock. Welcome to the World of Weird—better known as my life.It wasn’t always like this. I was once a normal high school senior, just filling out college apps and trying to stay sane long enough to get out of Moonlight, Missouri. Preferably before I ended up in a straight-jacket out of sheer boredom.At first, my only problems were my increasingly unwanted a... read more

Something Wicked (Mystics & Mayhem Book 2)

AJ Myers

SOMETHING WICKED:Welcome back to the World of Weird! I’m Ember Blaylock, and I’ll be your guide through this treacherous—sometimes downright deadly—world I call my own. Because if you thought our last trek through my reality was a rollercoaster ride, you ain’t seen nothing yet.I thought I was going to get my life back. I swore off all things witchy. I lied to everyone I cared about. I was even... read more

SOMETHING WICKED:Welcome back to the World of Weird! I’m Ember Blaylock, and I’ll be your guide through this treacherous—sometimes downright deadly—world I call my own. Because if you thought our last trek through my reality was a rollercoaster ride, you ain’t seen nothing yet.I thought I was going to get my life back. I swore off all things witchy. I lied to everyone I cared about. I was even... read more

Something Wanton (Mystics & Mayhem Book 3)

AJ Myers

SOMETHING WANTONWelcome back to the World of Weird. My name is Ember Blaylock. You can think of me as your supernatural tour guide.Three months ago, I was just your average, ordinary, ghost-seeing, Senior in high school. I had sucky parents, awesome best friends, an annoying stalker, and a solid plan to get me far away from Moonlight, Missouri.Then I fell in love with a vampire.And found out I... read more

SOMETHING WANTONWelcome back to the World of Weird. My name is Ember Blaylock. You can think of me as your supernatural tour guide.Three months ago, I was just your average, ordinary, ghost-seeing, Senior in high school. I had sucky parents, awesome best friends, an annoying stalker, and a solid plan to get me far away from Moonlight, Missouri.Then I fell in love with a vampire.And found out I... read more

The Badlings

Ksenia Anske

Of all of the naughty, mischievous, disrespectful, and downright horrible things that children can be, a badling is perhaps one of the worst. Badlings abandon books without finishing them, leaving their characters sad and lonely—not to mention angry. Meet Bells, Peacock, Rusty, and Grand, four ragtag friends convicted of this monstrous crime. As punishment, they get sucked into a book of unfin... read more

Of all of the naughty, mischievous, disrespectful, and downright horrible things that children can be, a badling is perhaps one of the worst. Badlings abandon books without finishing them, leaving their characters sad and lonely—not to mention angry. Meet Bells, Peacock, Rusty, and Grand, four ragtag friends convicted of this monstrous crime. As punishment, they get sucked into a book of unfin... read more

Clear Sky: Book 1 of Painting the Mists

Patrick Laplante

Du Cha Ming was a normal person. Going with the flow, never making any real decisions. But then as Cha Ming begins to question his place in the universe, a fateful encounter gives him another chance at life. A chance that takes him to a place where he can make his own destiny.Reborn in an ancient land filled with demons, devils, and angels, Cha Ming finds himself facing challenges he never ima... read more

Du Cha Ming was a normal person. Going with the flow, never making any real decisions. But then as Cha Ming begins to question his place in the universe, a fateful encounter gives him another chance at life. A chance that takes him to a place where he can make his own destiny.Reborn in an ancient land filled with demons, devils, and angels, Cha Ming finds himself facing challenges he never ima... read more

Blood Moon: Book 2 of Painting the Mists

Patrick Laplante

Following the events in the spirit woods, Cha Ming and his friends make a complete recovery. But not everyone is the same, and more trouble is on the horizon.Guided by destiny, Cha Ming and Huxian face a sinister plot.In his penance, Feng Ming discovers a horrifying, devil-worshipping cult that will change the fate of the Song Kingdom. Meanwhile, Gong Lan struggles to find her way, her grief f... read more

Following the events in the spirit woods, Cha Ming and his friends make a complete recovery. But not everyone is the same, and more trouble is on the horizon.Guided by destiny, Cha Ming and Huxian face a sinister plot.In his penance, Feng Ming discovers a horrifying, devil-worshipping cult that will change the fate of the Song Kingdom. Meanwhile, Gong Lan struggles to find her way, her grief f... read more

Rattlesnake (The Gabriel Wolfe Thrillers Book 6)

Andy Maslen

“Vinnie’s dead. Remember your promise? T”When SAS veteran Gabriel Wolfe receives a five-word text, his self-imposed exile in Hong Kong comes to an abrupt end. Honouring a blood oath he swore with Vinnie Calder, Gabriel investigates how the ex-Delta Force sniper ended up dead in the middle of the Texan desert. What he discovers shocks the battle-hardened soldier to the depths of his soul. Assis... read more

“Vinnie’s dead. Remember your promise? T”When SAS veteran Gabriel Wolfe receives a five-word text, his self-imposed exile in Hong Kong comes to an abrupt end. Honouring a blood oath he swore with Vinnie Calder, Gabriel investigates how the ex-Delta Force sniper ended up dead in the middle of the Texan desert. What he discovers shocks the battle-hardened soldier to the depths of his soul. Assis... read more

The Suicide Tree

Shayla Raquel

A washed-up hacker. Two hated scientists. And offbeat alter personalities.Knox Kevel receives the job of a lifetime when a mysterious man gets his charges dropped for cybercrime and hires him for an international job. His infamous parents, who created a cure for the Raven Virus, are dead and gone, but their decision to keep NovaVita from the world has taken a toll on Knox. Swayed by quick mone... read more

A washed-up hacker. Two hated scientists. And offbeat alter personalities.Knox Kevel receives the job of a lifetime when a mysterious man gets his charges dropped for cybercrime and hires him for an international job. His infamous parents, who created a cure for the Raven Virus, are dead and gone, but their decision to keep NovaVita from the world has taken a toll on Knox. Swayed by quick mone... read more

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