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Pauline Ricablanca

Pauline Ricablanca - Editor

Toronto, Canada

Experienced copyeditor and proofreader interested in history, culture, and technology

Overview

Details are my business. I'm a well-organized editor with over 10 years of experience in print and digital publishing. I've worked with authors from a wide range of nonfiction subject areas.

I am happy to help you enforce editorial excellence on your projects great and small.

Services
Languages
English (CAN) English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Entertainment History Technology Travel

Work experience

Publisher Operations Specialist

Rakuten Kobo
June, 2014 – April, 2017 (almost 3 years)

Production Editor

Wiley
April, 2007 – May, 2013 (about 6 years)

I worked with authors and a creative team to create print books and ebooks. From receipt of initial manuscripts to copyediting, layout, and proofreading, I upheld the highest editorial standards while keeping books well-organized and on schedule.

Portfolio (10 selected works)

The Savage War: The Untold Battles of Afghanistan

Murray Brewster

On the tenth anniversary of Canada's involvement, a leading journalist offers a fascinating assessment of Canada's past and present role in the Afghan war Of the 33,000 troops under NATO command in Afghanistan in October 2006, 12,000 were Americans and 2,500 were Canadians. Deployed to southern Afghanistan, the Canadian forces were charged with ending the violent insurgency in Kandahar Provinc... read more

On the tenth anniversary of Canada's involvement, a leading journalist offers a fascinating assessment of Canada's past and present role in the Afghan war Of the 33,000 troops under NATO command in Afghanistan in October 2006, 12,000 were Americans and 2,500 were Canadians. Deployed to southern Afghanistan, the Canadian forces were charged with ending the violent insurgency in Kandahar Provinc... read more

Neuroscience For Dummies

Frank Amthor

Get on the fast track to understanding neuroscience Research into the human brain has exploded in recent years, and neuroscience has become a major program at many universities and a required course for a wide range of studies. Neuroscience For Dummies tracks to an introductory neuroscience class, giving you an understanding of the brain's structure and function, as well as a look into the rel... read more

Get on the fast track to understanding neuroscience Research into the human brain has exploded in recent years, and neuroscience has become a major program at many universities and a required course for a wide range of studies. Neuroscience For Dummies tracks to an introductory neuroscience class, giving you an understanding of the brain's structure and function, as well as a look into the rel... read more

Butchery and Sausage-Making For Dummies

Tia Harrison

Discover how to butcher your own meat and make homemade sausage With interest in a back-to-basics approach to food on the rise, more and more people are becoming interested in butchering their own meat and making high-quality, preservative-free sausages. With easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations, Butchery & Sausage-Making For Dummies offers readers a look at how to butcher poultry, ra... read more

Discover how to butcher your own meat and make homemade sausage With interest in a back-to-basics approach to food on the rise, more and more people are becoming interested in butchering their own meat and making high-quality, preservative-free sausages. With easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations, Butchery & Sausage-Making For Dummies offers readers a look at how to butcher poultry, ra... read more

History of Quebec For Dummies

ric B?dard

Grasp the unique history of Quebec? Easy. Packing in equal parts fun and facts, History of Quebec For Dummies is an engaging and entertaining guide to the history of Canada's second-largest province, covering the conflicts, cultures, ideas, politics, and social changes that have shaped Quebec as we know it today. "My country isn't a country, it is winter!" sings the poet Gilles Vigneault . . .... read more

Grasp the unique history of Quebec? Easy. Packing in equal parts fun and facts, History of Quebec For Dummies is an engaging and entertaining guide to the history of Canada's second-largest province, covering the conflicts, cultures, ideas, politics, and social changes that have shaped Quebec as we know it today. "My country isn't a country, it is winter!" sings the poet Gilles Vigneault . . .... read more

Give Peace a Chance: John and Yoko's Bed-in for Peace

Give Peace A Chance: John and Yoko's Bed-In For PeaceCelebrate the 40th anniversary of the birth of the anthem "Give Peace A Chance." Go behind the scenes with powerful images, many never seen before, of the Montreal Bed-In For Peace, May 26 to June 1, 1969. The only photographer to be present the entire eight days, Life photographer Gerry Deiter captured in intimate detail the celebrities, th... read more

Give Peace A Chance: John and Yoko's Bed-In For PeaceCelebrate the 40th anniversary of the birth of the anthem "Give Peace A Chance." Go behind the scenes with powerful images, many never seen before, of the Montreal Bed-In For Peace, May 26 to June 1, 1969. The only photographer to be present the entire eight days, Life photographer Gerry Deiter captured in intimate detail the celebrities, th... read more

Return to Antarctica: The Amazing Adventure of Sir Charles Wright on Robert Scott's Journey to the South Pole

Adrian Raeside

By 1910, the Antarctic was the last place on earth that had never been explored, and British naval officer Robert Scott was obsessed that an Englishman - specifically himself - should conquer the pole. Despite being under-funded, under-equipped and unprepared, Scott sailed south in the antiquated whaling ship, Terra Nova, in what everyone assumed would be a cracking good adventure.The expediti... read more

By 1910, the Antarctic was the last place on earth that had never been explored, and British naval officer Robert Scott was obsessed that an Englishman - specifically himself - should conquer the pole. Despite being under-funded, under-equipped and unprepared, Scott sailed south in the antiquated whaling ship, Terra Nova, in what everyone assumed would be a cracking good adventure.The expediti... read more

Iced: The Story of Organized Crime in Canada

Stephen Schneider

"You're lucky he didn't have an ice pick in his hands. I know how this guy performs." -Mobster Paul Volpe speaking about a Buffalo-mafia enforcer named "Cicci" Canada is lauded the world over as a law abiding, peaceful country - a shining example to all nations. Such a view, also shared by most Canadians, is typically naïve and misinformed. Throughout its history, to present day and beyond, Ca... read more

"You're lucky he didn't have an ice pick in his hands. I know how this guy performs." -Mobster Paul Volpe speaking about a Buffalo-mafia enforcer named "Cicci" Canada is lauded the world over as a law abiding, peaceful country - a shining example to all nations. Such a view, also shared by most Canadians, is typically naïve and misinformed. Throughout its history, to present day and beyond, Ca... read more

Enough Bull: How to Retire Well without the Stock Market, Mutual Funds, or Even an Investment Advisor

David Trahair

Stop risking everything to make your investment advisor rich The stock market crash of 2008 proved one thing: traditional retirement planning advice simply doesn't work. The risks are too enormous. Trusting the stock market is like gambling with your family's future. But how do you plan for retirement without risking everything? Enough Bull shows you how, with an easy-to-understand, simple-to-... read more

Stop risking everything to make your investment advisor rich The stock market crash of 2008 proved one thing: traditional retirement planning advice simply doesn't work. The risks are too enormous. Trusting the stock market is like gambling with your family's future. But how do you plan for retirement without risking everything? Enough Bull shows you how, with an easy-to-understand, simple-to-... read more

Black Bonanza: Canada's Oil Sands and the Race to Secure North America's Energy Future

Alastair Sweeny

What if Canada 's so-called environmental nightmare was really an engineering triumph and the key to a stable and sustainable future? For years, Canadians have been hearing nothing but bad news out of the Athabasca Oil Sands. From 20th Century economists decrying it as a perpetual money-loser in the face of more easily-extracted foreign oil to green groups around the world declaring it the wor... read more

What if Canada 's so-called environmental nightmare was really an engineering triumph and the key to a stable and sustainable future? For years, Canadians have been hearing nothing but bad news out of the Athabasca Oil Sands. From 20th Century economists decrying it as a perpetual money-loser in the face of more easily-extracted foreign oil to green groups around the world declaring it the wor... read more

Out Think: How Innovative Leaders Drive Exceptional Outcomes

G. Shawn Hunter

"This is more than a book. It's a blueprint, drawn with clear and quiet brilliance, for building agile leaders who will thrive in this rapidly changing world. In Out Think, Shawn Hunter gives us a fresh way to think about crucial questions of leadership, creativity, and innovation, along with concrete, useful advice. My advice to you? Start reading, now." -Daniel Coyle, author of The Talent Co... read more

"This is more than a book. It's a blueprint, drawn with clear and quiet brilliance, for building agile leaders who will thrive in this rapidly changing world. In Out Think, Shawn Hunter gives us a fresh way to think about crucial questions of leadership, creativity, and innovation, along with concrete, useful advice. My advice to you? Start reading, now." -Daniel Coyle, author of The Talent Co... read more

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