Steve Gansen
Steve Gansen Editorial Services LLC
I am a developmental editor with years of experience helping subject matter experts successfully bring nonfiction books and memoirs to market. I offer a full range of Editorial Assessments, Content Editing, and Copyediting services.


Benjamin Franklin Award—Independent Book Publishers Association

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature—Iowa State University

Digital Marketing Certificate—Cornell University

Novel Process Workshop—University of Iowa

Publishing Immersion Workshop—Simon Fraser University

Editing Services
Copyediting, Developmental editing, Line editing, Proofreading, Substantive
Writing Services
Books, Copywriting, Ghostwriting, Magazine, Newspaper, Nonfiction, Rewriting
Other Services
Acquisitions, Content review, Editorial project management, Fact-checking, Indexing, Manuscript critique, Query, proposal, and/or submission review, Research, Style guide creation
Specializing in war memoirs, historical nonfiction, and military history.
Nonfiction Genres
Autobiography and memoir, Biography, Creative nonfiction, History
End Products
books, articles, dissertations
Style Manuals
Associated Press Stylebook (AP), Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS)
Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Google Docs, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Other Memberships
Independent Book Publishers Association, Minnesota Book Publishers’ Roundtable