Richard Feit

Richard Feit - Editor Tick

Oregon, United States

Copyediting, proofreading, and developmental editing for writers and publishers of creative and scholarly nonfiction.

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Overview

After working in-house as acquisition and developmental editor for a small press in Boston, MA, and following a career in health care, academia, and the arts, I am now delighted to offer freelance editorial services for writers and publishers of creative and scholarly non-fiction in all genres, with special emphasis in the humanities, classical music, ecology and natural sciences, natural healing, cookbooks, progressive social change, and spiritual and contemplative practices.

Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Health & wellbeing
Music
Self-help & Self-improvement

Certifications

  • UC Berkeley, Professional Certificate in Editing

Work experience

Editor

Self-employed
June, 2014 – Present (about 4 years)

Dean of Performance Studies

New England Conservatory of Music
September, 2011 – June, 2014 (over 2 years)

Vice President of Artistic Programs

Music Academy of the West
September, 2006 – August, 2011 (almost 5 years)

Acquisition and Developmental Editor

Paradigm Publications
September, 1982 – June, 1991 (over 8 years)

Portfolio (7 selected works)

Pheasant, Quail, Cottontail: Upland Birds and Small Game from Field to Feast

Hank Shaw

A comprehensive, lushly illustrated cookbook devoted to preparing and cooking upland birds and small game, both wild and domesticated, from the author of the award-winning website Hunter Angler Gardener Cook. Game birds have always held a high place at the table, whether it's a hunter's prize of roast grouse or the turkey we all eat at Thanksgiving. Pheasants, quail, rabbits, doves, grouse and... read more

A comprehensive, lushly illustrated cookbook devoted to preparing and cooking upland birds and small game, both wild and domesticated, from the author of the award-winning website Hunter Angler Gardener Cook. Game birds have always held a high place at the table, whether it's a hunter's prize of roast grouse or the turkey we all eat at Thanksgiving. Pheasants, quail, rabbits, doves, grouse and... read more

Buck, Buck, Moose: Recipes and Techniques for Cooking Deer, Elk, Moose, Antelope and Other Antlered Things

Hank Shaw

This is not your father's venison cookbook. Buck, Buck, Moose is the first comprehensive, lushly photographed, full-color guide to working with and cooking all forms of venison, including deer, elk, moose, antelope and caribou. Buck, Buck, Moose will take you around the world, from nose to tail. The book features more than 100 recipes ranging from traditional dishes from six continents to orig... read more

This is not your father's venison cookbook. Buck, Buck, Moose is the first comprehensive, lushly photographed, full-color guide to working with and cooking all forms of venison, including deer, elk, moose, antelope and caribou. Buck, Buck, Moose will take you around the world, from nose to tail. The book features more than 100 recipes ranging from traditional dishes from six continents to orig... read more

Diana, Herself: An Allegory of Awakening (Bewilderment Chronicles)

Martha Beck

Maybe, once or twice in your life, you’ve experienced a surge of destiny so strong it made you believe in miracles. Such bolts from the blue seem to hit when weariness or ill fortune have plowed through the ground of reason, breaking it up so magic can take root. What follows is so perfect that to call it accidental defies belief. Diana Archer is an absolutely—mathematically!—average woman, li... read more

Maybe, once or twice in your life, you’ve experienced a surge of destiny so strong it made you believe in miracles. Such bolts from the blue seem to hit when weariness or ill fortune have plowed through the ground of reason, breaking it up so magic can take root. What follows is so perfect that to call it accidental defies belief. Diana Archer is an absolutely—mathematically!—average woman, li... read more

Fundamentals of Chinese Acupuncture (Paradigm title)

Andrew W. Ellis, Ken Boss

This text is a translation that allows the clinical experience of both modern and classic Chinese authors to be directly appreciated. It is arranged in the following systematic sections: materials and methods, channel pathways, channels and points, approaches to point selection. The methods of needle manipulation are clearly explained.

This text is a translation that allows the clinical experience of both modern and classic Chinese authors to be directly appreciated. It is arranged in the following systematic sections: materials and methods, channel pathways, channels and points, approaches to point selection. The methods of needle manipulation are clearly explained.

Treatment of Disease by Acupuncture (Treatment of Disease with Acupuncture)

James Tin Yao So

This book differs from other texts on acupuncture points in that it is not concerned with the basic theories of TCM. Rather, it is a formulary and clinical reference developed from the clinical tradition of Ching Tan An, Tsang Tien Chi, and Tin Yau So. Dr So related the practicality of point use and emphasises the selection of points for the treatment of particular symptoms and conditions. For... read more

This book differs from other texts on acupuncture points in that it is not concerned with the basic theories of TCM. Rather, it is a formulary and clinical reference developed from the clinical tradition of Ching Tan An, Tsang Tien Chi, and Tin Yau So. Dr So related the practicality of point use and emphasises the selection of points for the treatment of particular symptoms and conditions. For... read more

Acumoxa Therapy: A Reference and Study Guide, Vol. 1

Paul Zmiewski

Using his considerable skill as an acupuncturist, phytotherapist and Western physician, Dr Requena explains acupuncture pathologies in detail, including: psychological and characterological type, body type, family history, and observed signs and tendencies. His text also provides a comprehensive description of clinically justified TCM therapeutics.

Using his considerable skill as an acupuncturist, phytotherapist and Western physician, Dr Requena explains acupuncture pathologies in detail, including: psychological and characterological type, body type, family history, and observed signs and tendencies. His text also provides a comprehensive description of clinically justified TCM therapeutics.

Acumoxa Therapy: Treatments of Diseases

Paul Zmiewski, Richard Feit

This second volume of the popular Acumoxa Therapy review series takes the reader from the basic theories, systems and structures of Chinese medicine presented in Volume I, to the application of those theories in treatment. Like the earlier volume, this text is ideal for both classroom instruction and practitioner review. This second volume approaches the treatment of disease from both traditio... read more

This second volume of the popular Acumoxa Therapy review series takes the reader from the basic theories, systems and structures of Chinese medicine presented in Volume I, to the application of those theories in treatment. Like the earlier volume, this text is ideal for both classroom instruction and practitioner review. This second volume approaches the treatment of disease from both traditio... read more

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