Donna Wallace

Donna Wallace - Editor

Raleigh, NC, USA

I am a copy editor and proofreader with over 20 years of experience. I specialize in non-fiction.

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I'm a non-fiction copy editor and proofreader with over 20 years of experience. I am detail-oriented and focused. I know you worked hard on your manuscript; I will help you make it shine.

I proudly built my experience working on scientific papers, medical journals, and college textbooks. My past clients include independent publishers, big companies like Prentice Hall, and even NASA.

I care about my authors and their work, and I want you to succeed. I will meet your deadlines, focus on the details, and provide useful (and kind) feedback.

English (US)
Business & Management
Computers & Internet
Health & Wellbeing
Humanities & Social Sciences
Math & Science
Self-Help & Self-Improvement
Writing & Publishing


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Work experience

Editor / Proofreader

March, 2019 – Present (almost 4 years)

Edited numerous websites, ads, articles, blogs, and social media materials.
Wrote and edited corporate and technical materials.
Wrote product descriptions on clients' websites.
Wrote SEO meta descriptions and title tags for clients' pages in WordPress.

Editor / Proofreader

October, 2009 – January, 2019 (over 9 years)

Edited numerous websites, books, articles, training materials, and journal papers.
Experienced in corporate, academic, and other technical materials.
Edited several high-level chemistry, psychology, biology, computer science, and physics textbooks.
Coded all manuscripts to prepare them for typesetting.
Wrote and edited technical documentation for an electronics corporation.
Wrote and edited all corporate catalogs, direct mail pieces, annual reports, and press releases.
Proofread engineering specifications and technical materials.
Wrote “Mastering Punctuation: Grades 4–6” and co-authored 6 books in the “Step Up To Math / Reading / Writing” Series.
Edited and proofread numerous college-level textbooks and scientific materials for a variety of clients including Pearson, Prentice Hall, and NASA.

Contributing Writer

The Garner Citizen
February, 2007 – January, 2009 (almost 2 years)

Writer / Editor

Striker Technologies
October, 1997 – January, 2008 (over 10 years)

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Lower Than Angels: A Memoir of War & Peace

Windstaff, WW, Longstreet, Stephen

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