Ritta Basu

Ritta Basu - Editor

Chicago, IL, USA

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Overview

I am a content development specialist available for editorial creation and enhancement projects. Visit my website for a full list of services.

Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Anthologies
Literature
Short Story
Women's Fiction
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Career Guides
Education & Reference

Work experience

Editorial Project Manager, Editor and Content Creation Specialist

Self-employed
March, 2007 – Present (almost 12 years)

As a highly skilled and widely published writer, editor, researcher and project manager, I offer a wide scope of editorial services for individual and professional clients in print and digital mediums. My clients have included sales and marketing companies, educational publishing houses, university publications, self-published authors, magazines, newsletters and more. My experience includes B2B communications, internal and external communications and newsletters, feature writing, blogs, SEO development, e-mail marketing, press releases, novels, anthologies, and short stories. I'm a former journalist and communications professional, an editorial project manager, and the founding publisher of an online literary journal.

Portfolio (2 selected works)

Reporting Live from the Laundry Pile: The Rockwood Files Collection

Gwen Rockwood

Gwen Rockwood reports on life in 700-word chunks for the readers of her weekly newspaper column, The Rockwood Files. Funny, poignant and relatable, this collection tracks her evolution from naïve newlywed to resourceful mom on the assignment of her life – raising three kids in the spin cycle of a busy home life. She finds big meaning in the little moments of marriage and mothering, telling sto... read more

Gwen Rockwood reports on life in 700-word chunks for the readers of her weekly newspaper column, The Rockwood Files. Funny, poignant and relatable, this collection tracks her evolution from naïve newlywed to resourceful mom on the assignment of her life – raising three kids in the spin cycle of a busy home life. She finds big meaning in the little moments of marriage and mothering, telling sto... read more

Wait 'til You Hear What I Heard

Jan Hixson

Living in a small east Texas town is taking its toll on eleven–year–old Carol Ann Lawson. Love–ins and sit–ins grace the national news while sew–ins and revival meetings make front page news in Lake View, Texas. Carol Ann is bored to tears living in the Bible Belt, but that is about to change. Her life is turned upside down when a girl from California arrives and challenges small–town, Souther... read more

Living in a small east Texas town is taking its toll on eleven–year–old Carol Ann Lawson. Love–ins and sit–ins grace the national news while sew–ins and revival meetings make front page news in Lake View, Texas. Carol Ann is bored to tears living in the Bible Belt, but that is about to change. Her life is turned upside down when a girl from California arrives and challenges small–town, Souther... read more

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