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Vicki McGough

Vicki McGough - Editor

Burke, VA

I love to read! I provide editing and proofreading services to help make your work shine.

Overview

I am an avid reader and a stickler for the details, with a background in History and Art History, I love it all.

I have been editing and proofreading academic papers for peer review and for other students(10 years), direct mail for political lobbying(4 years), and historical romance & urban fantasy for a best-selling author.

I look for everything from punctuation and grammar, typos and misspellings to inconsistencies in the logic and story line. Let's work together to make your work the best it can be.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Adventure Classics Historical Fiction Romance Short Story Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Arts & Architecture & Photography History

Awards

  • 2009 Robert T. Hawkes, Jr. Award for Outstanding BIS Project, George Mason University

Work experience

Owner

GAEL Proofing - Proofing and Editing Services

August, 2014 – Present (over 2 years)

I provide editing and proofreading services to undergraduate and graduate students. I also work directly with a nationally recognized, best-selling author on content editing, proofreading and line editing to ready her work for publishing.

Executive Assistant to the Vice Presidents - Legislation & Production

The National Right to Work Committee

June, 2011 – Present (over 5 years)

Manage the calendars, reconcile accounts, schedule meetings for the primaries. Major contributor to the proofing staff for national lobbying organization with extensive direct mail operations.

Portfolio (6 selected works)

FORGOTTEN TIME: RAVENHURST SERIES: BOOK 1: A NEW ADULT TIME TRAVEL ROMANCE (A Ravenhurst Series)

Lorraine Beaumont

FIND OUT WHY THIS IS AN AMAZON AND #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING TIME TRAVEL SERIES! … Get swept away into a world filled with debauchery, steamy sex, lies, betrayal and murder. Document the contents of a vast estate, discover riches beyond your wildest dreams, figure out a centuries old legend and fall into the arms of a handsome egotistical Earl, a dashing Duke, an irresistible Wastrel, a mou... read more

FIND OUT WHY THIS IS AN AMAZON AND #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING TIME TRAVEL SERIES! … Get swept away into a world filled with debauchery, steamy sex, lies, betrayal and murder. Document the contents of a vast estate, discover riches beyond your wildest dreams, figure out a centuries old legend and fall into the arms of a handsome egotistical Earl, a dashing Duke, an irresistible Wastrel, a mou... read more

SHADOWS OF YESTERDAY: RAVENHURST SERIES: BOOK 2: A NEW ADULT TIME TRAVEL ROMANCE (A Ravenhurst Series)

Lorraine Beaumont

FIND OUT WHY THIS IS AN AMAZON AND #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING TIME TRAVEL SERIES! … Get swept away into a world filled with debauchery, steamy sex, lies, betrayal and murder. Document the contents of a vast estate, discover riches beyond your wildest dreams, figure out a centuries old legend and fall into the arms of a handsome egotistical Earl, a dashing Duke, an irresistible Wastrel, a mou... read more

FIND OUT WHY THIS IS AN AMAZON AND #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING TIME TRAVEL SERIES! … Get swept away into a world filled with debauchery, steamy sex, lies, betrayal and murder. Document the contents of a vast estate, discover riches beyond your wildest dreams, figure out a centuries old legend and fall into the arms of a handsome egotistical Earl, a dashing Duke, an irresistible Wastrel, a mou... read more

TIME TO REMEMBER: RAVENHURST SERIES: BOOK 3: A NEW ADULT TIME TRAVELING ROMANCE (A Ravenhurst Series)

Lorraine Beaumont

FIND OUT WHY THIS IS AN AMAZON AND #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING TIME TRAVEL SERIES! … Get swept away into a world filled with debauchery, steamy sex, lies, betrayal and murder. Document the contents of a vast estate, discover riches beyond your wildest dreams, figure out a centuries old legend and fall into the arms of a handsome egotistical Earl, a dashing Duke, an irresistible Wastrel, a mou... read more

FIND OUT WHY THIS IS AN AMAZON AND #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING TIME TRAVEL SERIES! … Get swept away into a world filled with debauchery, steamy sex, lies, betrayal and murder. Document the contents of a vast estate, discover riches beyond your wildest dreams, figure out a centuries old legend and fall into the arms of a handsome egotistical Earl, a dashing Duke, an irresistible Wastrel, a mou... read more

DREAMS OF TOMORROW: RAVENHURST SERIES : BOOK 4: A NEW ADULT TIME TRAVEL ROMANCE (A Ravenhurst Series)

Lorraine Beaumont

DREAMS OF TOMORROW is the fourth book in the popular Ravenhurst Series. Each book is filled with twists and turns, dysfunctional hotties and heroines who simply aren't normal. *THIS BOOK CONTAINS EXPLICIT ADULT CONTENT* Raven Tremaine- the odd appraiser sent out to take inventory of Ravenhurst vast estate find out there is more to her job than meets the eye. Not only does she have to help lay ... read more

DREAMS OF TOMORROW is the fourth book in the popular Ravenhurst Series. Each book is filled with twists and turns, dysfunctional hotties and heroines who simply aren't normal. *THIS BOOK CONTAINS EXPLICIT ADULT CONTENT* Raven Tremaine- the odd appraiser sent out to take inventory of Ravenhurst vast estate find out there is more to her job than meets the eye. Not only does she have to help lay ... read more

GARGOYLE: A Reawakening (Briarcliff Series, Book #1)

Lorraine Beaumont

"The paranormal romance that centers the story and pulls you into its embrace like a lover you had forgotten how much you enjoyed kissing. There is mystery and more than anything there is the need to find out what dark secret lies at the core of it all. A paranormal romance for those who are not afraid of the dark." Sookie Stackhouse ReviewsEvie Harrington has high expectations for this years ... read more

"The paranormal romance that centers the story and pulls you into its embrace like a lover you had forgotten how much you enjoyed kissing. There is mystery and more than anything there is the need to find out what dark secret lies at the core of it all. A paranormal romance for those who are not afraid of the dark." Sookie Stackhouse ReviewsEvie Harrington has high expectations for this years ... read more

DEGARE': A Reckoning: A NEW ADULT URBAN FANTASY WITH A DARK SIDE #GARGOYLE (Briarcliff Series Book 2)

Lorraine Beaumont

"This series has it all. Made me laugh, cry and bite my nails! I hope they make this into a movie! I love GARGOYLES!!" All hell is breaking loose at Briarcliff Manor now that the Degare' have arrived. Adriane had it all figured out until he stumbled upon a human girl the night before the ritual. Now he must choose between saving her or saving himself. Evie finds out the town she has lived in a... read more

"This series has it all. Made me laugh, cry and bite my nails! I hope they make this into a movie! I love GARGOYLES!!" All hell is breaking loose at Briarcliff Manor now that the Degare' have arrived. Adriane had it all figured out until he stumbled upon a human girl the night before the ritual. Now he must choose between saving her or saving himself. Evie finds out the town she has lived in a... read more

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