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Vanessa Wells

Vanessa Wells - Editor

Toronto, Canada

A former Latin and English teacher, I now edit full-time onscreen, on hard copy and in Closed Captions for TV.

Overview

I'm a full-time copy editor, proofreader and back-of-the-book indexer with a diverse client roster: I edit fiction, non-fiction, faith-based works of any genre and YA. I am particularly interested in speculative and post-apocalyptic writing.

Services
Languages
English (AUS) English (CAN) English (UK) English (US)
Fiction
Christian Classics Comics & Graphic Novels Crime & Mystery Fantasy Historical Fiction Inspirational Literature Romance Science Fiction Short Story Themes & Motifs Thriller Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Arts & Architecture & Photography Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Calendars Career Guides Christian (Non-Fiction) Comics (non fiction) Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Economics Education & Reference Entertainment Health & wellbeing Parenting & Families Psychology Religion & Spirituality Self-help & Self-improvement Sex & Relationships Social & Behavioral Sciences Travel

Work experience

Editor, Proofreader and Indexer

Wells Read Editing

June, 2014 – Present (over 2 years)

Listings Editor

WholeNote Media

September, 2005 – August, 2006 (12 months)

Editing media listings for a monthly magazine.

Portfolio (3 selected works)

Saving Face: The Art and History of the Goalie Mask

Jim Hynes, Gary Smith

Who was the first goaltender to wear a mask in a game? Who was the last to go without one? When did goalies start painting their masks?These are just a few of the questions that are answered in this definitive book on goalie masks. Saving Face looks at the development of the mask from its earliest days as a rudimentary face-saving device to its current high-tech design, bullet-proof constructi... read more

Who was the first goaltender to wear a mask in a game? Who was the last to go without one? When did goalies start painting their masks?These are just a few of the questions that are answered in this definitive book on goalie masks. Saving Face looks at the development of the mask from its earliest days as a rudimentary face-saving device to its current high-tech design, bullet-proof constructi... read more

Colour Studies

Shelagh Meagher

Stalled artist Sarah, trying to recover from a failed romance and a dried-up muse, moves to her grandmother’s old house in the Italian countryside for a fresh start. At first it seems like the perfect place to get her life and art back on track but, as she tries to settle in, she finds the place is not as peaceful as it seems. The past becomes present as strange dreams of love and loss wind th... read more

Stalled artist Sarah, trying to recover from a failed romance and a dried-up muse, moves to her grandmother’s old house in the Italian countryside for a fresh start. At first it seems like the perfect place to get her life and art back on track but, as she tries to settle in, she finds the place is not as peaceful as it seems. The past becomes present as strange dreams of love and loss wind th... read more

Guardian Core (Sky Stone) (Volume 2)

Scarlett Van Dijk

When Skyla was thrown into the magical land of Branzia, she had no idea what was in store for her. But now, after becoming a legend throughout the land, she realizes that she isn’t finished yet… Thrown into inner turmoil, with her greatest weakness exposed, she must now step into a major project which could shape the future for all Sky Guardians; the Guardian Core. It isn’t long before this fu... read more

When Skyla was thrown into the magical land of Branzia, she had no idea what was in store for her. But now, after becoming a legend throughout the land, she realizes that she isn’t finished yet… Thrown into inner turmoil, with her greatest weakness exposed, she must now step into a major project which could shape the future for all Sky Guardians; the Guardian Core. It isn’t long before this fu... read more

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