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Michelle Hope

Michelle Hope - Editor

Seattle, WA, United States

Overview

Services
Fiction
Crime & Mystery Fantasy Historical Fiction Literature Romance Science Fiction Thriller Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Architecture Art Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Design Health & wellbeing Home & Garden Photography Travel

Certifications

  • Certificate in Editing--University of Washington
  • MFA in Prose--University of Washington

Awards

  • Edith K. Draham Award for Creative Writing

Work experience

Prose Board

The Seattle Review (literary journal)
March, 2015 – Present (over 2 years)

Freelance Editor

Michelle Hope Editing (EditorMichelle.com)
August, 2010 – Present (almost 7 years)

Clients include Amazon Publishing, becker&mayer!, Sasquatch Books, Girl Friday Productions, InkShares, and various self-published authors.

Project Editor

Sasquatch Books
August, 2010 – August, 2014 (about 4 years)

Manuscript Reader

Wales Literary Agency
March, 2010 – June, 2010 (3 months)

Portfolio (11 selected works)

Meathouse Man (The Grinder Comics Series)

George R.R. Martin

2014 Hugo Award finalist for Best Graphic Story Based on the short story by George R.R. Martin, bestselling author of A Game of Thrones, Meathouse Man is a darkly poignant tale set on a collection of planets called corpse worlds. On these planets, corpse handlers transmit their wills to an army of brainless bodies—once living people now rendered expendable. Perversion abounds as these corpses ... read more

2014 Hugo Award finalist for Best Graphic Story Based on the short story by George R.R. Martin, bestselling author of A Game of Thrones, Meathouse Man is a darkly poignant tale set on a collection of planets called corpse worlds. On these planets, corpse handlers transmit their wills to an army of brainless bodies—once living people now rendered expendable. Perversion abounds as these corpses ... read more

The Last Town (The Wayward Pines Trilogy)

Blake Crouch

The third book in the internationally bestselling series that inspired the Fox TV show.Secret Service agent Ethan Burke arrived in Wayward Pines, Idaho, three weeks ago. In this town, people are told who to marry, where to live, where to work. Their children are taught that David Pilcher, the town’s creator, is god. No one is allowed to leave; even asking questions can get you killed.But Ethan... read more

The third book in the internationally bestselling series that inspired the Fox TV show.Secret Service agent Ethan Burke arrived in Wayward Pines, Idaho, three weeks ago. In this town, people are told who to marry, where to live, where to work. Their children are taught that David Pilcher, the town’s creator, is god. No one is allowed to leave; even asking questions can get you killed.But Ethan... read more

Passionate Nutrition: A Guide to Using Food as Medicine from a Nutritionist Who Healed Herself from the Inside Out

Jennifer Adler, Jess Thomson

This power-foods healthy-living guidebook will inspire readers to eat well, lose weight, and embrace food as medicine. “Food as medicine” is a powerfully healing way to eat and was embraced by nutritionist Jennifer Adler as she recovered from a malnour­ished childhood and adolescence. Part power-foods cookbook, part handbook for healthy living and eating, and part memoir, Passionate Nutrition ... read more

This power-foods healthy-living guidebook will inspire readers to eat well, lose weight, and embrace food as medicine. “Food as medicine” is a powerfully healing way to eat and was embraced by nutritionist Jennifer Adler as she recovered from a malnour­ished childhood and adolescence. Part power-foods cookbook, part handbook for healthy living and eating, and part memoir, Passionate Nutrition ... read more

Promise Me Heaven

Connie Brockway

Lady Catherine “Cat” Sinclair will do whatever necessary to save her family from financial ruin—including marrying the ton’s most eligible bachelor for money. Lacking the skills to seduce the rich lord, Cat seeks out a legendary rake to school her in the art of desire. But when she finally tracks down Thomas Montrose—now retired—she dismisses him as “over the hill.”Once a rake of mythic notori... read more

Lady Catherine “Cat” Sinclair will do whatever necessary to save her family from financial ruin—including marrying the ton’s most eligible bachelor for money. Lacking the skills to seduce the rich lord, Cat seeks out a legendary rake to school her in the art of desire. But when she finally tracks down Thomas Montrose—now retired—she dismisses him as “over the hill.”Once a rake of mythic notori... read more

The Hands-On Home: A Seasonal Guide to Cooking, Preserving & Natural Homekeeping

Erica Strauss

Create the DIY home you've always wanted with over 100 recipes, tips, and inspirational ideas from blogger Erica Strauss (Northwest Edible Life). Covering everything from cooking, canning and preserving to making your own nontoxic home and personal care products, this fresh take on modern homemaking wil help you make the most of your time, effort, and energy in the kitchen and beyond. Over hal... read more

Create the DIY home you've always wanted with over 100 recipes, tips, and inspirational ideas from blogger Erica Strauss (Northwest Edible Life). Covering everything from cooking, canning and preserving to making your own nontoxic home and personal care products, this fresh take on modern homemaking wil help you make the most of your time, effort, and energy in the kitchen and beyond. Over hal... read more

The Wedding Shroud (A Tale of Ancient Rome Book 1)

Elisabeth Storrs

“All the drama and sensuality expected of a historical romance, plus a sensitivity to the realities of life in a very different time and world.” —Ursula Le GuinIn 406 BC, to seal a tenuous truce, the young Roman Caecilia is wedded to Vel Mastarna, an Etruscan nobleman from Veii. Leaving her militaristic homeland, Caecilia is determined to remain true to Roman virtues while living among the sin... read more

“All the drama and sensuality expected of a historical romance, plus a sensitivity to the realities of life in a very different time and world.” —Ursula Le GuinIn 406 BC, to seal a tenuous truce, the young Roman Caecilia is wedded to Vel Mastarna, an Etruscan nobleman from Veii. Leaving her militaristic homeland, Caecilia is determined to remain true to Roman virtues while living among the sin... read more

The Lemon Cookbook: 50 Sweet & Savory Recipes to Brighten Every Meal

Ellen Jackson

Lemons add a fresh, tangy burst of flavor to both sweet and savory dishes and have a way of making all the other ingredients in a dish shine. From savory meals like Meyer Lemon Risotto with Dungeness Crab Tarragon, and Créme Fraîche, to sweet treats like Lemon Buttermilk Panna Cotta with Lemon Verbena and Blackberries, here are delicious recipes featuring the bright flavor of lemons. Inexpensi... read more

Lemons add a fresh, tangy burst of flavor to both sweet and savory dishes and have a way of making all the other ingredients in a dish shine. From savory meals like Meyer Lemon Risotto with Dungeness Crab Tarragon, and Créme Fraîche, to sweet treats like Lemon Buttermilk Panna Cotta with Lemon Verbena and Blackberries, here are delicious recipes featuring the bright flavor of lemons. Inexpensi... read more

The Language of Hoofbeats

Catherine Ryan Hyde

From the bestselling author of Pay It Forward comes a story of the heartbreak and healing power of family. New to a small town, Jackie and Paula envision a quiet life for their kids: a young adopted son and two teenage foster children, including the troubled Star. However, they quickly butt heads with their neighbor, Clementine, who disapproves of their lifestyle and is incensed when Star befr... read more

From the bestselling author of Pay It Forward comes a story of the heartbreak and healing power of family. New to a small town, Jackie and Paula envision a quiet life for their kids: a young adopted son and two teenage foster children, including the troubled Star. However, they quickly butt heads with their neighbor, Clementine, who disapproves of their lifestyle and is incensed when Star befr... read more

Seattle City of Literature: Reflections from a Community of Writers

This bookish history of Seattle includes essays, history and personal stories from such literary luminaries as Frances McCue, Tom Robbins, Garth Stein, Rebecca Brown, Jonathan Evison, Tree Swenson, Jim Lynch, and Sonora Jha among many others. Timed with Seattle’s bid to become the second US city to receive the UNESCO designation as a City of Literature, this deeply textured anthology pays homa... read more

This bookish history of Seattle includes essays, history and personal stories from such literary luminaries as Frances McCue, Tom Robbins, Garth Stein, Rebecca Brown, Jonathan Evison, Tree Swenson, Jim Lynch, and Sonora Jha among many others. Timed with Seattle’s bid to become the second US city to receive the UNESCO designation as a City of Literature, this deeply textured anthology pays homa... read more

The Sweetness of Honey (A Hope Springs Novel)

Alison Kent

Welcome to Hope Springs, Texas, where redemption grows…and where love blooms.Dark-haired beauty Indiana Keller buys a property in Hope Springs, Texas, for three reasons: to expand her vegetable business, to harvest and sell delicious honey from the property’s established bee colony, and to reunite with her estranged siblings. But her older brother Tennessee keeps his distance, even after India... read more

Welcome to Hope Springs, Texas, where redemption grows…and where love blooms.Dark-haired beauty Indiana Keller buys a property in Hope Springs, Texas, for three reasons: to expand her vegetable business, to harvest and sell delicious honey from the property’s established bee colony, and to reunite with her estranged siblings. But her older brother Tennessee keeps his distance, even after India... read more

Once Haunted, Twice Shy (The Peyton Clark Series Book 2)

H.P. Mallory

Sassy, spirited Peyton Clark is back—and she’s not alone!After agreeing to let the spirit of Drake Montague inhabit her body, Peyton soon discovers that the twentieth-century French policeman may be dead but his lothario longings sure aren’t. Now she has to find a way to explain to her sweet, sexy boyfriend, Ryan Kelly, that a spirit has taken up residence in her head, whispering French words ... read more

Sassy, spirited Peyton Clark is back—and she’s not alone!After agreeing to let the spirit of Drake Montague inhabit her body, Peyton soon discovers that the twentieth-century French policeman may be dead but his lothario longings sure aren’t. Now she has to find a way to explain to her sweet, sexy boyfriend, Ryan Kelly, that a spirit has taken up residence in her head, whispering French words ... read more

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