I am the primary nonfiction editor for an independent publisher based in Lynchburg, VA.
I edited feature articles, bios, reviews, and other content for the print and online versions of both magazines. I also wrote some news summaries, obituaries (JazzTimes), and other content as assigned.
I managed and coached authors through the process of writing books, from initial outlines to final drafts.
I wrote, edited, and curated technical manuals, learning collateral, and developer documentation for a complex satellite monitor-and-control software system.
I have edited and written content for a variety of clients including Asheville-Buncombe Technical College, Bestcovery, Charleston Jazz Festival, Dina Towbin & Associates, F+W Media,, Moog Music, Pragmatic Press, Virtual Job Shadow, Waves Factory, and WholeLife Holistic Nutrition.
SummaryjQuery UI in Action is a practical guide to using and customizing jQuery UI library components to build rich, user-friendly web applications. By working through numerous engaging examples, you'll move quickly from placing a datepicker on the page to building a complete user interface that includes features like a contact form and shopping cart. You'll master jQuery UI's five main intera... read more
SummaryMeteor in Action teaches you full-stack web development using the Meteor platform. It starts with an overview of a Meteor application, revealing the unique nature of Meteor's end-to-end application model. Then you'll dive into the Blaze templating engine, discover Meteor's reactive data sources model, learn simple and advanced routing techniques, and practice managing users, permissions... read more
Summary Learn Git in a Month of Lunches introduces the discipline of source code control using Git. Whether you're a newbie or a busy pro moving your source control to Git, you'll appreciate how this book concentrates on the components of Git you'll use every day. In easy-to-follow lessons designed to take an hour or less, you'll dig into Git's distributed collaboration model, along with core ... read more
SummaryBarcodes with iOS is the first and only book that comprehensively addresses barcode technology for the iOS developer. It offers an introduction to commonly used formats, such as ISBN and UPC codes, and provides real-world examples that teach you how to integrate code scanning and generation into your apps. This book consolidates information about applicable Apple frameworks in one place... read more
Summary Learn System Center Configuration Manager in a Month of Lunches is a super-practical guide to Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. In this book, you'll cut to the chase and learn the administrative procedures and techniques that will keep your systems humming smoothly. Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also avai... read more
Gain insights and depth of rationale into Scrum from many highly respected world authorities, including one of its founders, who lead you through the deep foundations of Scrum's structure and practice. Enhance and customize your Scrum practice with ninety-four organizational building blocks, called patterns, that you can freely and flexibly choose from to fit your needs. Understand and appreci... read more
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Academic book editor with a decade of experience editing 100+ books in psychology, non-fiction, biography, and the social sciences.
Formerly of Random House, I’m a bibliophile and veteran editor with 26+ years of experience editing non-fiction for major book publishers.