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Tracy Michael

Tracy Michael - Editor

Brooklyn, NY

A perpetual dreamer with my head in the clouds, I love fiction for its ability to transport the reader away from the mundanity of the world.

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Freelance editor specializing in literary and genre fiction with particular interest in Romance, Fantasy, and cross-genre works. I look for writing that brings me inside the head of the main character and compelling page-turners with fast-moving plots.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Fantasy Literature Romance Science Fiction Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen

Work experience

Manuscript Reader

Wales Literary Agency
June, 2012 – October, 2013 (over 1 year)

• Read over 50 manuscripts and submissions
• Wrote weekly reader responses
• Provided detailed editorial feedback in direct correspondence with authors

Assistant Editor

Leap of Faith Publishing
February, 2012 – May, 2013 (about 1 year)

• Proofread full manuscripts using Microsoft track changes
• Provided editorial feedback: plot content, structure
• Direct liaison between authors/head editor
• Followed manuscripts through full publishing process

Bookseller

Barnes & Noble
February, 2008 – January, 2010 (almost 2 years)

• Sales based on Advanced Reader Copies, booklists, new releases
• Promoted release, increased sales of original Nook e-reader
• Merchandised shelves and tables for promotional purposes

Portfolio (2 selected works)

Through a Dark Mirror

Regina Paul

Sometimes evil follows you from one life to the next… Summer Thompson grew up around Native Americans. She has great respect for Native American peoples and traditions. Because of that respect she has made it a point in her work as an antiques dealer to purchase and return sacred objects back to the tribes they came from when she finds them. Hawk Kills Pretty Enemy, a successful Lakota busines... read more

Sometimes evil follows you from one life to the next… Summer Thompson grew up around Native Americans. She has great respect for Native American peoples and traditions. Because of that respect she has made it a point in her work as an antiques dealer to purchase and return sacred objects back to the tribes they came from when she finds them. Hawk Kills Pretty Enemy, a successful Lakota busines... read more

Tressa's Treasures (The King's Jewel) (Volume 1)

Belinda M Gordon

Her identity is secret. Her destiny is incredible. Tressa is a fae in hiding. Unable to fulfill her transcendent role in an ancient prophecy, she hides on her grandmother's estate in the Pocono Mountains. Tressa is content to work in her small shop and fake her humanity, but she knew she couldn't stay hidden forever. When she uses her powers to protect a friend, strange things begin to happen ... read more

Her identity is secret. Her destiny is incredible. Tressa is a fae in hiding. Unable to fulfill her transcendent role in an ancient prophecy, she hides on her grandmother's estate in the Pocono Mountains. Tressa is content to work in her small shop and fake her humanity, but she knew she couldn't stay hidden forever. When she uses her powers to protect a friend, strange things begin to happen ... read more

Tracy has 1 review

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Belinda M Gordon

I have worked with Tracy on three project now. She has done copy edits on all three and a brief story edit. I'm exceeding happy with the job she did. I will continue to work with her highly recommend her to other writers.

, April 2017

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