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