Stephanie Riva

Stephanie Riva - Editor

Norwalk, IA, United States

Copy editor and proofreader since 2010, specializing in the romance genre.

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Overview

I'm a fiction copy editor (basic and line editing) and proofreader who has worked with both traditional publishing houses and independent authors. I accept work in all genres, but I particularly enjoy copyediting romance novels. My experience includes line editing of varying levels of heat in the following romance categories: contemporary, historical, Regency era, suspense, sci-fi, paranormal, western.

Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Romance

Work experience

Owner

Riva Reading
April, 2010 – Present (about 8 years)

Please see my website (www.RivaReading.com) for a list of my past projects or contact me for a copy of my resume. The majority of my work for the past two years has been through Crimson Romance, for whom I have copyedited over two dozen manuscripts on a freelance basis.

Portfolio (4 selected works)

100 Days in Deadland (Deadland Saga)

Rachel Aukes

THE #1 BESTSELLING POST-APOCALYPTIC NOVELIn one day, the world fell to a pestilence that decimated the living. In their place rose a new species: vicious, gruesome, wandering zombies with an insatiable hunger for the living. Still in her twenties, Cash has watched her friends die, only to walk again as monsters. An office worker with few survival skills, she joins up with Clutch, a grizzled Ar... read more

THE #1 BESTSELLING POST-APOCALYPTIC NOVELIn one day, the world fell to a pestilence that decimated the living. In their place rose a new species: vicious, gruesome, wandering zombies with an insatiable hunger for the living. Still in her twenties, Cash has watched her friends die, only to walk again as monsters. An office worker with few survival skills, she joins up with Clutch, a grizzled Ar... read more

Redeeming Rafe (The Brothers of Beauford Bend Book 4)

Alicia Hunter Pace

To the world, professional rodeo cowboy Rafe Beauford is the fearless rider with an easy smile who never backs down from a challenge. But when a buckle bunny he knew back in Odessa dies in a motorcycle accident and Rafe learns he's the father of twin baby girls, he finally gets a taste of real fear.There's not much call for a Shakespeare scholar in Beauford, Tennessee, so widowed single mother... read more

To the world, professional rodeo cowboy Rafe Beauford is the fearless rider with an easy smile who never backs down from a challenge. But when a buckle bunny he knew back in Odessa dies in a motorcycle accident and Rafe learns he's the father of twin baby girls, he finally gets a taste of real fear.There's not much call for a Shakespeare scholar in Beauford, Tennessee, so widowed single mother... read more

Surrender the Past: Traditional Regency Romance (Loring-Abbott Series Book 1)

Elizabeth Johns

Edited Second Edition published 14 October, 2014Elinor Abbott was only 14 years old when she and her father left England for America. Six years later, with war at their doorstep, Elinor Abbott is forced to return to her land of birth and a life amongst the aristocracy she abhors. A return to England also means facing the man who brutally attacked her as an adolescent.Viscount Easton came to th... read more

Edited Second Edition published 14 October, 2014Elinor Abbott was only 14 years old when she and her father left England for America. Six years later, with war at their doorstep, Elinor Abbott is forced to return to her land of birth and a life amongst the aristocracy she abhors. A return to England also means facing the man who brutally attacked her as an adolescent.Viscount Easton came to th... read more

An Unconventional Courtship: A Cotillion Ball Novella (Cotillion Ball Saga Book 10)

Becky Lower

Find out how the Fitzpatrick family began in this exciting prequel novella to the Cotillion Ball saga.Charlotte Ashcroft knows her family would never approve of her attending a women's rights speech in New York City alone. So when a busybody from back home confronts Charlotte, she grabs the man in a jaunty blue hat nearby and introduces him as her escort.George Fitzpatrick had boarded the new ... read more

Find out how the Fitzpatrick family began in this exciting prequel novella to the Cotillion Ball saga.Charlotte Ashcroft knows her family would never approve of her attending a women's rights speech in New York City alone. So when a busybody from back home confronts Charlotte, she grabs the man in a jaunty blue hat nearby and introduces him as her escort.George Fitzpatrick had boarded the new ... read more

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