I work as a production editor at Nelson Books, a nonfiction trade imprint of Thomas Nelson Publishers. Since 2012 I’ve worked with traditional Christian publishers as a proofreader, editor, and copywriter. After a stint as a freelance editor and instructor at UC Berkeley’s editing course sequence, I began working in house at Nelson. I love my work, am blessed to work with an amazing group of people, and enjoy the authors and their books I have the privilege to bring to the printer.
My writing contributions include creating catalog and back cover copy, marketing material, reflection questions, and journaling prompts.
My experience with editing-specific tasks includes substantive editing, line/copyediting, proofreading, subject-matter reviews, theological reviews, and sensitivity reads.
Cites and Research
I love notes! Some of my tasks include researching reliable sources for cited facts, looking up publishing information for quotes and references, and creating/formatting notes and bibliographies.
I take a book project from the time it’s ready for copyediting, through interior design and proofreading, facilitate approval and proofing of the cover, and finalize the interior to send to the printer.