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natalie nyquist

editor

Freelance Editor

Instructor & Course Developer,  UC Berkeley Extension

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Copyediting

Extensive experience in academic and trade books: biblical studies, biography, business/leadership, humanities, memoir, self-help, and social issues. I’ve worked with #1 New York Times bestselling authors and numerous NYT, ECPA, PW, and WSJ bestsellers (see portfolio).

Editing Instruction

Instructor and Course Developer for UC Berkeley Extension’s Professional Sequence in Editing. I teach all four courses in the sequence. I also have four years experience teaching at writing and editing conferences and other industry events.

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Developmental Editing

Experience in substantive work on academic and trade projects including biblical studies, Christian living, family law/legal studies, business/leadership, and psychology. Skilled in lowering excessive word count while retaining 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 with extensive experience in time-effective proofreading of academic and trade, especially maintaining detail consistency across large projects, identifying plagiarism, and formatting citations. I’ve worked on numerous bestsellers, including several of the top-selling books of 2018 and 2019 (see portfolio).

Years Editing for Publishers

Years Training Editors

Book Projects

Pages Proofread

DEVELOPMENTAL EDITING

COPYEDITING

PROOFREADING

NOTES & BIBLIOGRAPHIES

FACT-CHECKING AND RESEARCH

EDITING INSTRUCTION