As a book coach and developmental editor, I partner with writers to help them through every step of the book-writing process, from concept through to finished manuscript. I coach authors in not only how to *write* a winning book but how to get it *published.*
As a developmental editor, I ensure that each manuscript is serving its purpose: to solve a problem, meet the reader's needs, and offer sustainable, effective solutions. I provide each author with personalized feedback on everything from tone and organization to content weaknesses and strategies for resolving them. As a copy editor, I polish and code each manuscript so that it's ready for production.
New Harbinger Publications is an independent, employee-owned publisher of books on psychology, health, spirituality, and personal growth. These evidence-based self-help books help readers make positive changes to improve mental health and well-being.
I copyedit and write award-winning parenting news articles, video transcripts, product lists, expert answers, opinion pieces, and more for, the world's number one digital parenting resource, with content that reaches more than 100 million people monthly. In the United States, 7 in 10 new and expectant moms online use BabyCenter.
I copyedited more than 100 books for primarily the adult trade and cookbook divisions in the categories of pop culture, art and photography, cooking, crafts, design, travel, parenting, and more.
Chronicle Books is an independent publisher known for producing beautifully designed products, especially unique, on-trend gift books.
I worked on nearly 80 lifestyle books, cookbooks, how-to infographics, and more, ensuring a final polish on each manuscript before it headed to the printer, often marking up galleys in Adobe Acrobat Pro.
Weldon Owen produces innovative, richly illustrated books for a global market, specializing in easy-to-read books that are practical, informative, and entertaining.
I managed the editorial flow of roughly 18 books a year written by women for women. These nonfiction titles included travel narratives, essay collections, feminist theory, humor, identity politics, parenting, and more.
Seal Press began as an independent publisher of women writers, making a name for itself in women's studies circles. It now falls under the Perseus imprint, a part of Hatchette Book Group.
I managed the editorial flow of all travel guidebooks in the Foghorn Outdoors series (now part of Moon Travel), as well as worked on individual titles from Moon Travel, Avalon Travel, and Rick Steves to destinations including Panama, Mexico, California, Canada, London, Seattle, Florida, Tokyo, and more. I also edited camping, hiking, and biking guidebooks to more than two dozen destinations.
Avalon Travel Publishing is a leader in travel guidebooks to destinations around the world. It is an imprint of Perseus, part of Hatchette Book Group.
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