Megan Chambers

Megan Chambers - Editor

Star, ID, United States

Freelance Fantasy Editor Looking for Experience

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Overview

Graduate of Whitworth University and the Denver Publishing Institute. Writer and editor of stories, poetry, and a large variety of other texts. I love working closely with language and am passionate about words. I'm currently looking to gain some experience editing manuscripts.

Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Adventure
Children's - Middle Grade
Crime & Mystery
Fantasy
LGBTQ
Science Fiction
Urban Fantasy
Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
LGBTQ (non fiction)

Certifications

  • Denver Publishing Institute

Awards

  • Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards

Work experience

Poetry Editor

Script Literary Journal
October, 2016 – May, 2017 (7 months)

Read poetry submissions and selected submissions to publish. Communicated with writers and worked with readers to create an excellent version of the publication.

Teacher's Assistant

Whitworth University
September, 2016 – May, 2017 (8 months)

Performed T.A. duties for three classes: Creative Writing, Poetry Writing, and Writing II. Assisted professor with grading and organization of materials, lead class when professor was sick, and worked with students individually and in groups to improve their writing.

Reader

Rock & Sling Literary Journal
September, 2016 – May, 2017 (8 months)

Read and evaluated poetry submissions and attended meetings to decide which pieces to publish.

Research Assistant

Whitworth University
October, 2015 – August, 2016 (10 months)

Assisted professor in research of historical Chinese missionaries, transcribed historical hand-written letters and documents, and edited documents for clarity and typographical errors.

Creative Writing Teacher

YMCA Homework Club
August, 2015 – December, 2015 (4 months)

Led writing workshop for middle school students, taught principles of creative writing, worked with students in a group and individually to improve writing, assisted in publication of anthology of student writing.

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