I have experience editing nonfiction, fiction, and poetry for self-published authors, publishers, and literary magazines. Here are some of the projects I’ve worked on recently.

I copyedited, designed, and proofread Amanda Baker’s poetry collection, ASK: A Collection of Poetry, Lyrics, and Words.
Brother Cobweb by Alfred Eaker
I provided a developmental edit and line edit of Brother Cobweb: A Novel by Alfred Eaker, forthcoming in spring 2020.
I proofread Shirley Baker’s memoir, I Always Knew What I Didn’t Want: Adventures of an Unlikely Librarian.
I line edited and proofread Ken White’s memoir, A View from the Back of the Candy Store.
I copyedited Office Optional, designed its interior book layout, and assisted with the publication process.
I copyedited and proofread How to Raise a Founder With Heart and designed the interior layout.
I copyedited The Indispensable Brand.

I have read submissions, edited stories and poems, proofread, and designed the layout for all seven editions of Capsule Stories, a literary magazine.

Potpourri 2017, Potpourri 2016, and Potpourri 2015

I edited our campus creative writing journal, Potpourri, which is published by Concordia’s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, for three years. I read, evaluated, and copy edited submissions. I proofread the final PDF before printing. In 2017, I served as a managing editor and trained another editor in the editorial process. In 2016, I handled all communications remotely through email as I was studying abroad in Europe during the semester. In 2015, I designed the layout of the journal by myself on InDesign. 

The Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle and The Sigma Tau Delta Review 2017

I edited pieces for publication, completed layout and design, and proofread the creative writing journal The Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle and the critical essays journal The Sigma Tau Delta Review.

Forthcoming Book Projects

I copyedited Living Water: Devotions for Your Thirsty Soul by Gary Schimmer in summer 2020.

I completed a sample developmental edit for historical fiction manuscript in summer 2020.

I completed a developmental edit on a historical fiction manuscript in spring 2019.

I copyedited the first 50 pages of a science fiction manuscript for an author querying their novel to agents.

I am a special project proofreader for the Luna Station Quarterly anthology.

Short Story and Essay Editorial Projects

I provided a developmental edit and copy edit for a speculative short story, which has been accepted for publication.

I provided a developmental edit for a contemporary short story.

I provided a developmental edit for an essay exploring travel and the writer’s relationship with their father.

Print Book Design

I have worked on a handful of print book design layouts, including a self-published nonfiction book, literary magazines, and poetry. Check out my portfolio here.