Patricia Thomas

Patricia Thomas - Editor

Nova Scotia, Canada

Experienced fiction editor for +150 writers of fiction – traditionally and self-published. Recommended in Naked Truth About Self-Publishing.

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Overview

I have completed over 500 editorial passes of over 180 books. Most are series edits for genre fiction or romance novels though I have done several memoirs as well.
I worked for small presses as well as educational presses and for a large e-line publishing house. Now I work mainly as a freelance editor with authors wishing to be indie published, or who wish to polish their manuscripts to submit to traditional publishing houses. I can arrange all aspects of publishing a book, from three levels of editing, acquiring ISBNs, arranging cover design, and formatting for e-book and print.

Languages
English (CAN)
English (UK)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
New Age
Fiction
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Inspirational
Literature
Mashups
Romance
Women's Fiction
Young Adult & Teen

Certifications

  • BSc, BEd, BA, MA, plus several editing courses
  • Thesis: Writing as a Social Act

Awards

  • Client awards: visit website
  • Governor General Gold Medalist – thesis
  • visit webpage

Work experience

Editor, Copy Editor, Proofreader, Formatter, Publisher

Self-employed
January, 2003 – Present (about 16 years)

I work full time as a freelance editor, working on structural edits, line edits, and proofreading for several successful series writers as well as for writers of genre fiction and women's fiction (mystery, romance, suspense, historical romance, inspirational romance, memoir, anthologies, literary, poetry) Webpage:

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