Lora Schrock

Lora Schrock - Editor

Colorado Springs, CO, United States

20+ years of experience in magazine/book publishing, know AP/Chicago, quick turnaround, on time. Many references. Love proofing.

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Overview

I have more been in book and magazine publishing for more than twenty years, either working for a publishing house or as a freelance editor. I have performed manuscript critiques, worked with authors on content and copy edits, written study questions, and proofed final layouts.
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Action & Adventure
Christian Fiction
Classics
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Holiday
Humor & Comedy
Literary Fiction
Mystery & Crime
Plays & Screenplays
Science Fiction
Thriller & Suspense
Women's Fiction
Non-Fiction
Antiques & Collectibles
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Economics
Education & Reference
Home & Garden
Inspirational
Parenting & Families
Religion & Spirituality
Self-help & Self-improvement
Sex & Relationships
Travel
Weddings
Writing & Publishing
Religion & Spirituality
Christian (Non-Fiction)
Humanities & Social Sciences
History
Children's
Picture Books

Work experience

Owner

Editorial Answers LLC
April, 2013 – Present (over 6 years)

After starting my editorial services business, I have performed content and copy edits for several self-published books, both nonfiction and fiction.

Managing Editor

Jerry Jenkins Christian Writers Guild
August, 2012 – April, 2013 (8 months)

Helps students with their writing projects, performed manuscript evaluations.

Communications Manager

NavPress
March, 2010 – July, 2012 (over 2 years)

Wrote all web and marketing copy, managed website, coordinated and wrote press releases.

Assistant Editor

NavPress
March, 2007 – February, 2010 (almost 3 years)

Performed first content edits on all articles in two magazines, wrote column, proofread magazines.

Managing Editor

David C Cook
March, 2004 – March, 2007 (about 3 years)

Created and managed book production schedules, performed content edits and final proofreads, worked with authors on developing their projects.

Managing Editor

CBA
March, 1999 – March, 2003 (about 4 years)

Oversaw production schedule, assigned stories, wrote contracts, performed content edits on articles.

Portfolio (2 selected works)

40 Days to Your Best Life for Single Mothers, A Spritual Journey to Contentment

Lora Schrock

No matter their race or background, single moms everywhere share a common purpose: to raise healthy, happy, well-adjusted children. What two parents struggle to accomplish you must do a lone—but you are never truly alone. The Lord is with you and wants to be a husband to you and a father to your children. It's for you that we've created 40 Days to Your Best Life. This 40-day journey, written b... read more

No matter their race or background, single moms everywhere share a common purpose: to raise healthy, happy, well-adjusted children. What two parents struggle to accomplish you must do a lone—but you are never truly alone. The Lord is with you and wants to be a husband to you and a father to your children. It's for you that we've created 40 Days to Your Best Life. This 40-day journey, written b... read more

The Brave Little Shepherd/The Selfish Son Comes Home (Upside Down, Turn Me Around Bible Stories)

Lora Schrock

Here are two Bible books in one -- with a real twist! Upside Down, Turn Me Around Bible Stories are lively Bible stories with wonderful, colourful illustrations that read front to back -- and back to front! Kids can read a story in one direction, then flip the book upside down and turn it around to find another "front" cover, and another story to go with it!Features and BenefitsKids will love ... read more

Here are two Bible books in one -- with a real twist! Upside Down, Turn Me Around Bible Stories are lively Bible stories with wonderful, colourful illustrations that read front to back -- and back to front! Kids can read a story in one direction, then flip the book upside down and turn it around to find another "front" cover, and another story to go with it!Features and BenefitsKids will love ... read more

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