Marta Pentecost

Marta Pentecost – Editor

Marta loves to take a concept and help craft it into a spellbinding book that excites and informs its readers.

Overview

Marta is a developmental and art editor, who has worked on multiple academic textbooks. She delights in creating or discovering a manuscript's inherent structure and finding novel ways to visually support the text. She appreciates collaboration, knowing that your project is your baby, and she delights in supporting you to make your book all it has the potential to be!
Services
Non-Fiction
Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences Education & Reference Life Sciences Nature Physics & Chemistry
Languages
English (US)
Certifications
  • Denver Publishing Institute

Work experience

Morton Publishing Company

Jul, 2007 — Feb, 2022 (over 14 years)

I have held several positions at Morton, including being a sales representative (2007 to 2011), running the customized book program (2011 to 2012), and finally acquiring and developing projects (2012 to 2022). I have broad experience in the life and physical sciences.

Fulcrum Publishing Company

Aug, 2006 — Jun, 2007 (10 months)

I learned about the trade book industry as I traveled around Colorado selling Western history, outdoors, and Native American titles to special accounts.

Portfolio

The Visual Analogy Guide to Human Anatomy, 4e is an affordable and effective study aid for students enrolled in an introductory anatomy course. This book uses visual analogies to assist the student in learning the details of human anatomy. Using these analogie... read more
The Visual Analogy Guides to Human Anatomy & Physiology, 4e is an affordable and effective study aid for students enrolled in an introductory anatomy and physiology sequence of courses. This book uses visual analogies to assist the student in learning the deta... read more
This full-color photographic atlas provides clear photographs and drawings of tissues and organisms that closely match what students typically observe in the laboratory. Included in this edition are new illustrations, photographs, and photomicrographs as well ... read more
This full-color photographic atlas provides clear photographs and drawings of tissues and organisms similar to specimens seen in a zoology laboratory. This new edition includes many new illustrations, photographs, photomicrographs, and several animal dissectio... read more
Discovering Anatomy

David A. Morton

Discovering Anatomy: A Guided Examination of the Cadaver serves as an active atlas, delivering high-quality photographs of cadavers, coupled with interactive activities to guide students through the systems and structures of the human body.This unique workbook... read more
A Photographic Atlas for the Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory, 9e is designed as a visual reference to accompany any human anatomy or integrated human anatomy and physiology course. The Atlas can be used to guide students through their microscope work during th... read more
This full-color photographic atlas is designed as a visual reference to accompany any human anatomy, human physiology, or combined human anatomy and physiology textbook or lab manual. It will be of particular value to students in the laboratory setting. Featur... read more
This inexpensive, black-and-white lab manual emphasizes plant structure and diversity. The first group of exercises covers morphology and anatomy of seed plants, and the remaining exercises survey the plant kingdom, including fungi and algae. These exercises c... read more
This full-color photographic atlas provides clear photographs and drawings of tissues and organisms similar to specimens seen in a zoology laboratory. It is designed to accompany any zoology text or laboratory manual and delivers a balanced visual representati... read more
This full-color photographic atlas is designed to accompany any botany text or laboratory manual. It provides a visual reference for students, with clear photographs and drawings of tissues and organisms similar to specimens seen in a botany laboratory. This a... read more
This full-color atlas provides students with a balanced visual representation of the diversity of biological organisms. It is designed to accompany any biology textbook or laboratory manual. Features: More than 1,000 full-color, high-quality photographs and ph... read more
This full-color manual is designed to satisfy the content needs of either a one- or two-semester introduction to physical science course populated by nonmajors. It provides students with the opportunity to explore and make sense of the world around them, to de... read more
A Visual Analogy Guide to Chemistry is the latest in the innovative and widely used series of books by Paul Krieger. This study guide delivers a big-picture view of difficult concepts and effective study tools to help students learn and understand the details ... read more
Exploring Physical Anthropology is a comprehensive, full-color lab manual intended for an introductory laboratory course in physical anthropology. It can also serve as a supplementary workbook for a lecture class, particularly in the absence of a laboratory of... read more
This full-color, comprehensive, affordable manual is appropriate for two-semester introductory chemistry courses. It is loaded with clearly written exercises, critical thinking questions, and full-color illustrations and photographs, providing ample visual sup... read more
This laboratory manual is intended for a two-semester general chemistry course and covers topics such as composition of compounds, reactivity, stoichiometry, limiting reactants, gas laws, calorimetry, periodic trends, molecular structure, spectroscopy, kinetic... read more
Astronomy is a fun and challenging science for students. This manual is intended for one- and two-semester astronomy courses and uses hands-on, engaging activities to get students looking at the sky and developing a lifelong interest in astronomy. Includes hun... read more
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Exploring Human Biology in the Laboratory is a comprehensive manual appropriate for human biology lab courses. This edition features a streamlined set of clearly written activities. These exercises emphasize the anatomy, physiology, ecology, and evolution of h... read more
Exploring Biology in the Laboratory: Core Concepts is a comprehensive manual appropriate for introductory biology lab courses. This edition is designed for courses populated by nonmajors or for majors courses where abbreviated coverage is desired. Based on the... read more
Morton Publishing 2019 title correction Exploring Biology in the Laboratory: Core Concepts is a comprehensive manual appropriate for introductory biology lab courses. This edition is designed for courses populated by nonmajors or for majors courses where abbre... read more
This full-color, comprehensive, affordable introductory biology manual is appropriate for both majors and nonmajors laboratory courses. All general biology topics are covered extensively, and the manual is designed to be used with a minimum of outside referenc... read more

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Phillip J.

Phillip J.

Oct, 2020

Marta Pentecost is an outstanding professional to work with. She was able to assist me with all my needs from basic editing like grammar to more complicated task such as making sure my ideas were understandable and supported with evidence. She also ensure my sources were presented in a professional manner and that I could use them. Overall, Marta provided top notch service to my book and woul...
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