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natalie nyquist

editor

Freelance Editor

Instructor,  UC Berkeley

I love the book publishing industry. I’m privileged to mentor editors in their professional development while contributing to projects that impact readers around the world.
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Copyediting

Experience in academic and trade books in biblical studies, biography, humanities, memoir, and social issues, and self-help, including projects by New York Times bestselling authors (see portfolio).

Editing Instruction

Instructor and Course Developer for UC Berkeley Extension’s Professional Sequence in Editing. Four years experience teaching at writing and editing conferences.

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Developmental Editing

Substantive work in academic content, including biblical studies, family law, leadership/business, and psychology. Skilled in lowering word count while respecting the author’s voice.

Project Management

Experience contracting and managing freelance editors, proofreaders, and typesetters; tracking project deadlines and invoices; and assisting production and managing editors at traditional publishers.

Research and Product Development

Subject-matter experience includes early elementary, middle-grade, and YA as well as academic content in anthropology, biblical studies, general medicine, history, and psychology.

Proofreading

Expert in proofreading academic and trade books for traditional publishers. Proficient in detail consistency across large projects, identifying plagiarism, and formatting citations. Worked on numerous New York Times, ECPA, and Publisher’s Weekly bestsellers (portfolio).

Years Experience

Publishers Served

Book Projects Completed

Pages Proofread

COPYEDITING

PROOFREADING

NOTES & BIBLIOGRAPHIES

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

EDITING INSTRUCTION

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