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.
Amy Farrar is a published book author and editor with more than 30 years of publishing experience. She edits both fiction and nonfiction books in a wide range of subjects. Amy’s clients include individuals, publishers, medical organizations, magazines, nonprofits, newspapers, and businesses.
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.
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.
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.
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.