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NAtalie Nyquist

Instructor & Course Developer | UC Berkeley

Freelance Editor

Developmental Editing



Notes & Bibliographies

Fact Checking & Research

Years Freelancing for Traditional Publishers

Years Training Editors

Book Projects Completed for Traditional Publishers

Pages Proofread for Traditional Publishers



Academic & trade books:  expertise in biblical studies, biography, memoir, leadership & self-help including #1 NYT bestselling authors & other bestsellers (see portfolio).

Editing Instruction

Instructor and Course Developer for UC Berkeley Extension’s Professional Sequence in Editing. Also experienced teaching at writing and editing events.


Developmental Editing

Specializing in trade books: biblical studies, Christian living, business, and leadership. Skilled in lowering word count while retaining the author’s voice.

Project Management

Experienced in 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 titles as well as academic content in anthropology, biblical studies, general medicine, history, and psychology.


Expert in academic and trade, detail consistency across large projects, identifying plagiarism, and formatting citations. Past projects include top-selling NYT and ECPA books in 2018 and 2019 (see portfolio).