Cara Jordan

Flatpage is a full-service editing agency and publishing house, offering freelance developmental and copy editing, proofreading, and specialized professional coaching for academics, authors, artists, and organizations, including universities, museums and galleries, and others.

Here you’ll find a highly skilled team of editors, coaches, educators, and, importantly, art experts who can help you make your writing goals a reality!

Manuscript editing services:

  • Developmental editing
  • Copyediting
  • Proofreading

Editing for academics:

  • Graduate student rates
  • Book proposal evaluations
  • Job application materials (cover letters, statements)
  • Job coaching
  • Grant/fellowship proposal editing

Editing for authors:

  • Book proposal evaluations
  • Ghostwriting
  • Project consulting

Editing for artists:

  • Artist's statements
  • Job and grant/fellowship application materials (cover letters, proposals)
  • Ghostwriting
  • Portfolio reviews

Editing for organizations:

  • Ghostwriting
  • Project consulting


Editing Services
Copyediting, Developmental editing, Line editing, Proofreading, Substantive
Writing Services
Academic, Book proposals and query letters, Books, Copywriting, Ghostwriting, Grant writing, Journal, Magazine, Newsletter, Nonfiction, Rewriting, Web
Other Services
Acquisitions, Author coaching, Content review, Copyright and CIP, Editorial project management, Fact-checking, Image sourcing, Indexing, Interviewing, Manuscript critique, Permissions, Publicity and marketing, Publishing, Query, proposal, and/or submission review, Research, Social media, Style guide creation
We focus on manuscripts in the humanities and social sciences in the disciplines of: Fine arts and art history; Dance and performance; Film and media studies; Languages and literature; Race, gender, and LGBTQ+ studies; Political, economic, and social theory; History and history of science; Philosophy; Cultural studies
Fiction Genres
Historical, Science fiction
Nonfiction Genres
Academic, Autobiography and memoir, Biography, Creative nonfiction, Essay, History, Reference, Textbooks
Age Levels
Style Manuals
American Psychological Association (APA), Associated Press Stylebook (AP), Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS), Modern Language Association (MLA)
Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, PerfectIt
Other Memberships
ACES: The Society for Editing, Editorial Freelancers Association, Independent Book Publishers Association