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Alison Baker Editing Services
Fifteen years of experience: B.A. in English; exacting attention to detail; on-time turnaround; I edit hard copy, electronic documents using Word’s Track Changes feature, or PDFs using Acrobat’s Comment and Review feature; very familiar with The Chicago Manual of Style, The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, and The Associated Press Stylebook.
Editing Services:
Copyediting, Proofreading, Series, Substantive
Writing Services:
Newsletter, Nonfiction, Rewriting, Technical and instructional, Web
Subjects:
Website content, elementary and secondary education, advertising and marketing, health/medical publications and marketing material, corporate communications, scholarly publications, literary fiction, home improvement, early childhood education and development, self-help
End Products:
Trade books, textbooks, journals, newsletters, annual reports, websites, advertising and marketing materials, cookbooks, and manuals
Software:
Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Amy Farrar
Farrar Writing & Editing
Amy Farrar is a published book author and editor with more than 30 years of publishing experience. She edits both fiction and nonfiction books (see this listing for a list of subjects she writes/edits). Amy’s clients include individuals, book publishers, medical organizations, magazines, nonprofits, newspapers, and businesses.
Editing Services:
Copyediting, Developmental editing, Line editing, Proofreading, Substantive, Technical
Writing Services:
Books, Journal, Magazine, Newsletter, Newspaper, Nonfiction, Rewriting
Other Services:
Author coaching, Ebooks, Editorial project management, Fact-checking, Interviewing, Manuscript critique, Research
Subjects:
Writing: Nonfiction: Health/medical (including alternative health), environmental/climate change, historical, travel, New Age, memoir, and educational writing for middle school and high school. Editing: Nonfiction (New Age, UFO, paranormal, travel, historical, medical/scientific, environmental/climate change, middle school and high school education materials, biography); Fiction (fantasy, science fiction, horror, historical, thriller, mystery; favorite genre is speculative fiction.)
Fiction Genres:
Action/adventure, Drama, Fanfiction, Fantasy, Historical, Horror, Humor/satire, Mystery, Science fiction, Suspense/thriller
Nonfiction Genres:
Autobiography and memoir, Biography, Creative nonfiction, Essay, History, Self-help, Travel, True crime
Age Levels:
Middle grade, Young adult, New adult, Adult
End Products:
Books, both edited and written; articles for magazines, newspapers, and other publications, feature articles for annual reports, medical papers and publications, etc. Author of four published books: A Jersey Girl’s Guide to the Universe (A Memoir), ADHD, Global Warming: Essential Viewpoints, and The Indispensable Field Guide to Freelance Writing. See my website for more information.
Style Manuals:
American Medical Association (AMA), American Psychological Association (APA), Associated Press Stylebook (AP), Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS)
Software:
Google Docs, Microsoft Word
Amy C. Rea, Inc.
Editing Services:
Proofreading
Writing Services:
Content marketing, Technical and instructional, Web
Other Services:
Social media
Software:
Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Word
Since 2012, I have proofread or copy edited 40+ titles from Quartous Publishing Group, whose imprints include Cool Springs Press, Voyageur Press, and Motorbooks. My client list also includes Sophia.org, which produces online courses for college credit and is affiliated with Bill Nye, The Science Guy. Since 2012, I have copy edited online tests for 30+ diverse topics for them.
Editing Services:
Copyediting, Developmental editing, Proofreading, Substantive, Technical
Writing Services:
Nonfiction, Technical and instructional
Subjects:
DIY, Gardening, Livestock, History, Wildlife, Automotive, Sustainability, Environment, Biology, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, Art History, Conflict Resolution, Visual Design, Religions, Accounting, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Project Management, Business, English Composition, 21st Century Instruction, Environmental Science, Science Fiction, Fantasy
End Products:
Websites, Books, Academic Papers, Articles
Software:
Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Editing Services:
Developmental editing, Substantive
Writing Services:
Copywriting, Web
Subjects:
COPYWRITING: small business, personal finance, nonprofit, higher education, B2B services EDITING: literary fiction (novels, short stories), creative nonfiction (essays, memoir, hybrid works), business
Software:
Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, QuarkXPress
Ann Delgehausen
Vaerden & Co., Publishers
Vaerden & Co. collaborates with individuals and organizations to thoughtfully develop, design, and publish memorable books. We also partner with traditional publishers on special projects, from complex series to new imprints. We specialize in concept development, design, art direction, marketing planning, consulting, project management, launching imprints, and bringing together the right team, from copyeditors to publicists to distributors.
Editing Services:
Copyediting, Developmental editing, Proofreading, Series, Substantive
Writing Services:
Copywriting
Other Services:
Author coaching, Design, Ebooks, Editorial project management, Publishing, Style guide creation
Subjects:
Trade nonfiction, including memoir, social and environmental advocacy, history, science, politics, and agriculture. Academic nonfiction, including critical editions, series, translations, and literature. Fiction, including humor and children’s.
End Products:
Books that are even better than what our clients first envisioned
Style Manuals:
Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS)
Software:
Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Anne Kelley Conklin
Clients have included Thomson Reuters, UnitedHealthcare/Optum, Fusion Hill, Think Piece Publishing, Cleveland Clinic, Katey Charles Communications, Hamline University–Creative Writing Programs (Water~Stone Review), Redleaf Press, Minnesota Law & Politics and Super Lawyers magazines. Proficient in Associated Press and Chicago style.
Editing Services:
Copyediting, Proofreading
Writing Services:
Newsletter, Technical and instructional, Web
Other Services:
Transcription
Subjects:
Corporate communications, health/fitness/nutrition, early-childhood education, law, politics
Nonfiction Genres:
Autobiography and memoir, Business, Creative nonfiction, Essay, Self-help
Age Levels:
Adult
End Products:
Marketing materials, corporate newsletters, magazines, literary journals, books
Style Manuals:
Associated Press Stylebook (AP), Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS)
Software:
Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Google Docs, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Inkstand Editorial
With years of experience across genres and a professional’s knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style, I would be honored to help your manuscript on its way to publication.
Editing Services:
Copyediting, Line editing, Proofreading, Series
Fiction Genres:
Action/adventure, Fantasy, Historical, Horror, Mystery, Mythology, Romance, Science fiction, Suspense/thriller
Nonfiction Genres:
Autobiography and memoir, Creative nonfiction, Essay, Travel
Age Levels:
Middle grade, Young adult, New adult, Adult
End Products:
Books, Short stories
Style Manuals:
Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS)
Software:
Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe InDesign, Google Docs, Microsoft Word, QuarkXPress