Salwa Jabado

Salwa Jabado – Editor

I am an executive-level editor with 20+ years of experience in narrative non-fiction specializing in how-to books.


I am an executive-level editor with 20+ years of experience in narrative non-fiction specializing in how-to books. I have expertise in cooking, crafting, hobbies, travel, parenting, and more!
I bring out the best in first-time authors through careful and thoughtful line editing and querying. I will honor your voice and vision while making your prose shine. I am both detail- and big-picture oriented. I can even help you to craft an outline before you begin writing to help you clarify the goal of each section and chapter.

Books I have edited have gone on to be best sellers in their categories, please see below.

Author Testimonial:

"I feel so fortunate to have had Salwa as the editor for my first book, Baby Sign Language Made Easy. For this first-time author, Salwa made the process not only painless but a real pleasure. Salwa was endlessly supportive and encouraging, which really built up my confidence. And most importantly, she really listened to me. As a subject matter expert with more than a decade of experience in my niche, my vision for the book varied a bit from the publisher's original plan. Salwa listened to my perspective and made sure my expertise would shine through. I've gone on to author three additional books on the topic, but working with Salwa will always be my favorite experience." ---Lane Rebelo, author Baby Sign Language Made Easy

Agriculture Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits DIY & Crafts Fashion & Textiles Health & Wellbeing Home & Garden Parenting & Families Travel
English (US)

Work experience

Callisto Media

Jul, 2019 — Jul, 2022 (about 3 years)

Callisto Media

Oct, 2017 — Jul, 2019 (over 1 year)

Edited nonfiction bestsellers in hobby, craft, cooking, and children’s nonfiction books
Developed writing and careers of 30+ first-time authors

Fodor's Travel

Jun, 2013 — Oct, 2017 (over 4 years)

Edited 10–12 full-color guidebooks annually
Worked with hundreds of freelance writers around the world


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