Marilyn R. Freedman

Marilyn R. Freedman – Editor

Accomplished author, ghostwriter, and editor of books, blog posts, and articles who transforms chaotic concepts into clear prose.

Overview

With 30 years in the industry, I'm an accomplished author, ghostwriter, and editor of books, blog posts, and newspaper articles. I'm passionate about transforming chaotic concepts into clear, well-organized prose for targeted audiences while meeting the objectives of authors and publishers.

Whether I'm involved with developmental editing or ghostwriting, I ensure that my work conveys the author's intended meaning to readers.
Services
Non-Fiction
Business & Management Career Guides Economics Health & Wellbeing Humanities & Social Sciences Math & Science Self-Help & Self-Improvement Technology
Languages
English (US)
Certifications
  • Journalism

Work experience

Self-employed

Nov, 1995 — Present

I'm an accomplished author, ghostwriter, and editor of books, blog posts, and newspaper articles. I'm passionate about transforming chaotic concepts into clear, well-organized prose for targeted audiences while meeting the objectives of authors and publishers.

My strengths include developmental, substantive, content, line, and general editing.

Whether I'm involved with developmental editing or ghostwriting, I ensure that my work conveys the author's intended meaning to readers.

Ghostwriting Examples:
♦ I'm the Boss of Me: A Guide to Owning Your Career by Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson FT Press, 2017).

♦ Tour Guide to Alternative Medicine, edited by Marilyn R. Freedman (TBD). [Originally Mosby's Tour Guide to Alternative Medicine, Mosby Editorial Board (St. Louis, MO: Mosby-Yearbook, 1997 unpublished).]

I've successfully edited college textbooks in economics, statistics, psychology, technology, nutrition, and health.

Portfolio Highlights:
♦ Nutrition from Science to You by Joan Salge Blake, Kathy D. Munoz, and Stella Volpe (Pearson Education, 2014)

♦ Principles of economics by Paul Krugman and Robin Wells (Worth Publishers, 2006, 2009)

♦ Principles of economics books by Michael Parkin (Addison-Wesley Publishing, 1993, 1996)

♦ Information Technology Project Management, 1st, 2nd, 8th editions, by Kathy Schwalbe (Course Technology, 2000, 2001, 2015)

♦ Information Technology & the Networked Economy by Patrick McKeown (Course Technology, 2003)

My specialties include: nonfiction in the social sciences, statistics, management, technology, applied sciences, and health.

Portfolio

Bring nutrition into focus with an innovative approach. Nutrition: From Science to You, Second Edition provides the tools you need to understand the science of nutrition and successfully apply it in your personal life and future career. This text personalizes ... read more
Succeeding With Technology (04) by Stair, Ralph - Baldauf, Kenneth [Paperback (2004)]
Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringHealth does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringHealth search for ISBN-10: 0321908724/ISBN-13: 9780321908728. That package includes ISBN-... read more
Gain a strong understanding of IT project management as you learn to apply today's most effective project management tools and techniques with the unique approach found in INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 8E. This book emphasizes the latest developme... read more
If you’re like most people, you’ve had good bosses and bad bosses. Some bosses have inspired you. Others have caused you to scratch your head and think, “How did this person get to be in charge?” But you might not realize that you have one amazing boss, someon... read more

Marilyn R. has 4 reviews

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G B.

G B.

Apr, 2023

It was a pleasure working with Marilyn. She took great pains to understand my audience and provided an editorial assessment of my manuscript that will help me correct some major structural weaknesses while also pointing out key issues regarding tone and consistency of addressing my target audience. As a first-time author unfamiliar with the publishing process, Marilyn was patient and instructi...
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Mike B.

Mike B.

Jan, 2023

I may be making a mistake by leaving Dr. Freedman a 5 star review because chances are that now other people will snap up her time leaving me in the lurch. But life is about taking risk. Marilyn was extremely helpful in giving shape to a paper that I had been working on for close to a year. The paper started out as a blog post but then morphed into something slightly more academic so the piece ...
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Sarah B.

Sarah B.

Feb, 2022

Marilyn is a lovely, thoughtful person with great insight into the literary world.
Jonatan C.

Jonatan C.

Nov, 2020

It was great working together and I appreciate the agreed review conducted as well as helpful guidance outside of the general scope. Hope to work together again

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