the editor's mark

~in the passionate pursuit of literary excellence~

Resume

EXPERIENCE

Editor/Editorial Consultant

  • Specialize in substantive editing, copyediting, fact checking, and research. Clients include:
    • Avalon Publishing Group
    • Bloomsbury USA
    • Penguin Random House
    • Pegasus Books
    • Perseus Books Group
    • Sourcebooks
    • The Experiment
    • Cornell University Press
    • Fordham University Press
    • Indiana University Press
    • Michigan State University Press
    • Princeton University Press
    • University of Alabama Press
    • University of Illinois Press
    • University of Kentucky Press
    • University of Virginia Press
    • Wayne State University Press
    • U.S. Naval Institute Press
    • Matthew Bender/Lexis-Nexis

Writer

  • Author of three journaling texts for Antioch Publishing: Memories of My Mother, Memories of My Father, Memories of School (all published in 2001)
  • Wrote book reviews for BOOK magazine, Foreword magazine, and Book-of-the-Month Club
  • Created marketing brochures, direct mail pieces, and press releases for financial institutions in Florida and North Carolina

 

Elementary School Teacher

  • Designed and implemented teaching units
  • Developed testing materials for use in elementary academic areas
  • Served on Textbook Evaluation Committee; reviewed and recommended appropriate textbooks

 

Market Research Analyst

  • Supervised data collection
  • Analyzed, summarized, and presented results to management for use in strategic marketing planning
  • Established a database of customer information used in targeting candidates for direct mail campaigns

 

Director of Marketing and Public Relations

  • Budgeted, developed, and directed marketing plans including print, radio, and television advertising; wrote press releases for submission to area newspapers

 

EDUCATION

  • Virginia Commonwealth University: Children’s Literature course toward MA in Reading
  • Guilford College: Completed requirements for initial ‘A’ teaching certificate (K-6) in North Carolina (also certified K-12 in Virginia)
  • Michigan State University: BA Marketing

 

VOLUNTEER AFFILIATIONS

  • Member of Editorial Freelancers Association
  • Charter member of Mason Town Criers/Toastmasters International
  • Member of Northeast Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce
  • Led committee to establish first library for Mason Early Childhood Center, Mason, OH

 

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