Rebecca Morgan

Rebecca Morgan - Editor

San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States

Experienced nonfiction developmental editor, copyeditor, proofreader, and editorial project manager

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Overview

I've worked on trade and academic titles, and have a deep understanding of the audience needs for many markets. I'm experienced with all phases of editorial work: developmental editing, copyediting, proofreading, and project management. I've worked on technical and academic subjects, and memoirs. I strive to give the same care and attention to working with authors as I do to managing manuscript; bringing out the best qualities in either requires an ability to see and promote those qualities, and to do so with as much respect and as little ego as possible.

Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Computers & Internet
Education & Reference
Health & wellbeing
Life Sciences
Technology

Work experience

Program Manager, Anatomy & Physiology textbook division

Pearson Education
January, 2015 – March, 2016 (about 1 year)

Editor, Managing Editor, Executive Managing Editor

Peachpit Press
March, 2002 – January, 2014 (almost 12 years)

Portfolio (5 selected works)

InDesign CS6: Visual QuickStart Guide

Sandee Cohen

InDesign CS6: Visual QuickStart Guide highlights the important new features, as well as covering the ones readers have relied on in previous versions of InDesign. Complete coverage of InDesign CS6's new features includes: tools for easily outputting to various devices such as phones and notebooks, including Alternate Layouts, Liquid Layouts, and new content management tools; linked content too... read more

InDesign CS6: Visual QuickStart Guide highlights the important new features, as well as covering the ones readers have relied on in previous versions of InDesign. Complete coverage of InDesign CS6's new features includes: tools for easily outputting to various devices such as phones and notebooks, including Alternate Layouts, Liquid Layouts, and new content management tools; linked content too... read more

I, Avatar: The Culture and Consequences of Having a Second Life (New Riders)

Mark Stephen Meadows

What is an avatar? Why are there nearly a billion of them, and who is using them? Do avatars impact our real lives, or are they just video game conceits? Is an avatar an inspired rendering of its creator’s inner self, or is it just one among millions of anonymous vehicles clogging the online freeways? Can we use our avatars to really connect with people, or do they just isolate us? And as we b... read more

What is an avatar? Why are there nearly a billion of them, and who is using them? Do avatars impact our real lives, or are they just video game conceits? Is an avatar an inspired rendering of its creator’s inner self, or is it just one among millions of anonymous vehicles clogging the online freeways? Can we use our avatars to really connect with people, or do they just isolate us? And as we b... read more

Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology (7th Edition)

Frederic H. Martini, Edwin F. Bartholomew

For one-semester courses in anatomy & physiology. Guiding readers through challenging A&P concepts Celebrated for its precise illustrations, time-saving navigation and study tools, and engaging clinical content, Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology is crafted especially for readers with no prior knowledge of anatomy & physiology and little science background. The Seventh Edition eases readers th... read more

For one-semester courses in anatomy & physiology. Guiding readers through challenging A&P concepts Celebrated for its precise illustrations, time-saving navigation and study tools, and engaging clinical content, Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology is crafted especially for readers with no prior knowledge of anatomy & physiology and little science background. The Seventh Edition eases readers th... read more

Laboratory Manual for Anatomy & Physiology featuring Martini Art, Main Version (6th Edition)

Michael G. Wood

For two-semester A&P lab courses. Stunning Visuals and Accessible Tutorials Engage Students in the A&P Lab The Wood, Laboratory Manual for Anatomy & Physiology featuring Martini Art, Sixth Edition is a valuable resource for engaging students in the lab, introducing them to applications, and preparing them for their future careers. The Sixth Edition teaches effective drawing techniques to promo... read more

For two-semester A&P lab courses. Stunning Visuals and Accessible Tutorials Engage Students in the A&P Lab The Wood, Laboratory Manual for Anatomy & Physiology featuring Martini Art, Sixth Edition is a valuable resource for engaging students in the lab, introducing them to applications, and preparing them for their future careers. The Sixth Edition teaches effective drawing techniques to promo... read more

Adobe Acrobat 8 in the Office

Donna L. Baker

Adobe Acrobat is one of the most widely recognized tools for document management, office communications, and improved workflow, and Acrobat 8 is the most powerful version yet, introducing new tools for shared reviews, creating automated forms, license management, additional security, and many others. Now that PDF has become the ubiquitous electronic document format, industries as diverse as en... read more

Adobe Acrobat is one of the most widely recognized tools for document management, office communications, and improved workflow, and Acrobat 8 is the most powerful version yet, introducing new tools for shared reviews, creating automated forms, license management, additional security, and many others. Now that PDF has become the ubiquitous electronic document format, industries as diverse as en... read more

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