Michael Huber

Michael Huber - Editor

Miami, FL, United States

Editing services for authors (fiction and nonfiction), scholars, publishers, businesses, self-publishers.

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Overview

Michael Huber is owner and founder of the Millionth Monkey editing service. Michael has been an editor and staff writer at The Chicago Sun-Times, The (Louisville) Courier-Journal, and The Miami Herald. He was a journalism professor at Florida International University and associate director of the Knight Foundation’s Project for Writing in Journalism. He is co-author of the college textbook "Words Into Flesh: How to Think Like a Writer." Michael holds B.A., M.A. and J.D. (magna cum laude) degrees. He was Editor-in-Chief of The University of Miami Law Review and Executive Editor of The Daily Business Review. Michael also is a licensed attorney. Millionth Monkey provides professional editing services for authors (fiction and nonfiction), publishers, scholars, self-publishers, businesses, law firms, and website designers.

Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Fiction
Anthologies
Children's Picture Books
Crime & Mystery
Cultural & Ethnic Themes
Fantasy
Humor & Comedy
Literature
Romance
Science Fiction
Thriller
Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Architecture
Art
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Design
Economics
Education & Reference
Entertainment
History
Law
Music
Photography
Politics & Current Affairs
Publishing
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Technology
Travel

Awards

  •     Gerald Loeb Award Finalist
  •     Pulitzer Prize nominee
  •     Florida Society of Newspaper Editors Awards (two first-place awards) 
  •     Illinois Press Association Award
  •     Illinois Associated Press Editors Association Award

Work experience

Founder & owner

Millionth Monkey, Inc.
August, 2012 – Present (about 6 years)

Proprietor of a professional editing service for authors (fiction and nonfiction), publishers, scholars,
self-publishers, businesses, website designers, nonprofits, attorneys and anyone else
who appreciates that, when the stakes are high, the prose must be clear,
clean and crisp.

Prior experience:

www.linkedin.com/pub/michael-f-huber/3a/a8a/9a7
June, 1977 – August, 2012 (about 35 years)

Please see resume at www.linkedin.com/pub/michael-f-huber/3a/a8a/9a7

Portfolio (4 selected works)

Das Haus: in East Berlin: Can two families -- one Jewish, one not -- find peace in a clash that started in Nazi Germany?

Arthur Heise, Melanie Kuhr

Das Haus (The House) in East Berlin is the true story of two German families – one Jewish, the other not – whose paths first crossed in Nazi Germany and 70 years later again in the United States in the quest to have a house, which was located in the former East Germany, returned to its rightful owner. You will find out how the two heirs, who started out as antagonists in the 10-year struggle o... read more

Das Haus (The House) in East Berlin is the true story of two German families – one Jewish, the other not – whose paths first crossed in Nazi Germany and 70 years later again in the United States in the quest to have a house, which was located in the former East Germany, returned to its rightful owner. You will find out how the two heirs, who started out as antagonists in the 10-year struggle o... read more

Mother Fracker: A novel

Larry Bud Meyer

"Mother Fracker" is a cautionary tale straight out of today's headlines. Imagine fracking for natural gas showing up one day right next door in a place like pristine, rural Rappahannock County, Va. That's what happens to Tip Tyler, a former environmental journalist living off the grid working his family's Piedmont Virginia orchard. Comely engineer Roxx Bleigh seems to be right in the middle of... read more

"Mother Fracker" is a cautionary tale straight out of today's headlines. Imagine fracking for natural gas showing up one day right next door in a place like pristine, rural Rappahannock County, Va. That's what happens to Tip Tyler, a former environmental journalist living off the grid working his family's Piedmont Virginia orchard. Comely engineer Roxx Bleigh seems to be right in the middle of... read more

Words Into Flesh: How to Think Like a Writer

Kevin Hall, Michael Huber

Focusing on the deep essentials common to all good writing, this text provides a psychological and philosophical discovery of how writers think. It teaches writers of all experience levels how to use their creativity and imaginations to generate endless ideas for stories worth telling.

Focusing on the deep essentials common to all good writing, this text provides a psychological and philosophical discovery of how writers think. It teaches writers of all experience levels how to use their creativity and imaginations to generate endless ideas for stories worth telling.

American Warlord: A True Story

Johnny Dwyer

Chucky Taylor is the American son of the infamous African dictator Charles Taylor. Raised by his mother in the Florida suburbs, at the age of 17 he followed his father to Liberia, where he ended up leading a murderous militia. Chucky is now in a federal penitentiary, the only American ever convicted of torture. This shocking and essential work of reportage tells his tragic and terrifying story... read more

Chucky Taylor is the American son of the infamous African dictator Charles Taylor. Raised by his mother in the Florida suburbs, at the age of 17 he followed his father to Liberia, where he ended up leading a murderous militia. Chucky is now in a federal penitentiary, the only American ever convicted of torture. This shocking and essential work of reportage tells his tragic and terrifying story... read more

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