Cass Erickson

Cass Erickson
Founder, Writing for the Workplace, LLC

Entrepreneur for the past 11 years, serving nonprofits as a grant consultant and assisting authors and publishers with professional editing and proofreading. More than 20 years in higher education as a writer/editor, grant writer, researcher, librarian, and fund-raiser. Knowledge of Associated Press (AP) Stylebook and Chicago Manual of Style. Skilled at working with English as a Second Language (ESL) authors. B.A., Art History, Spanish minor, The George Washington University. M.L.I.S., Library Studies, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Certificate, Publication Specialist Program, The George Washington University, 10 graduate-level courses in proofreading, editing, and publication design. CV and rates available upon request. See also

Editing Services: Copyediting, Developmental editing, Line editing, Proofreading, Series, Substantive, Technical
Writing Services: Academic, Book proposals and query letters, Business proposals, Content marketing, Copywriting, Grant writing, Journal, Magazine, Newsletter, Newspaper, Nonfiction, Rewriting, Technical and instructional, Web
Other Services: Editorial project management, Interviewing, Production, Publicity and marketing, Publishing, Research
Subjects: Alzheimer’s Disease; aviation history; Contemporary art; archaeology; art history; religious art (Medieval through eighteenth century); civil engineering; finance; economics; cardiac rhythm management/medical device industry; the environment (environmental education, water quality, air quality, land conservation, renewable energy, and energy efficiency); STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education; K-12 urban teacher education; diversity, access, and equity in education; higher education; outdoor recreation and mentoring for disabled veterans and military children; veterans and active military students in higher education; higher education; muscle cars, NASCAR, school nursing; urban parks and recreation; youth development; historic and cultural preservation; theater; and photography. Skilled at working with ESL (English as a Second Language) authors.
Fiction Genres: Drama
Nonfiction Genres: Academic, Business, DIY/how-to
Age Levels: Adult
End Products: Fiction and nonfiction, memoir, book proposals, magazine features, profiles, newsletters, annual reports, alumni magazines, technical manuals and magazines, marketing materials, booklets, brochures, directories, press releases, grant proposals, interim and final reports, and art criticism.
Style Manuals: Associated Press Stylebook (AP), Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS)
Software: Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word