Projects

Abridged* Book Projects List

Developmental editor

2006, 2007, 2008 Novel & Short Story Writer’s Market, by Lauren Mosko (Writer’s Digest Books)

The Pirate Primer: Mastering the Language of Swashbucklers and Rogues, by George Choundas (Writer’s Digest Books, 2007)

The Glimmer Train Guide to Writing Fiction, Vols. I and II, by Susan Bermeister-Brown and Linda Swanson-Davies (Writer’s Digest Books, 2006 and 2007)

The Rhythm Method, Razzmatazz and Memory: How to Make Your Poetry Swing, by Keith Flynn (Writer’s Digest Books, 2007)

Hatch’s Order of Magnitude, by Michael Hatch (Writer’s Digest Books, 2007)

The Power of Point of View: Make Your Story Come to Life, by Alicia Rasley (Writer’s Digest Books, 2008)

The Lost Saranac Interviews, by Joe David Bellamy and Connie Bellamy (Writer’s Digest Books, 2008)

Chicken a la King & the Buffalo Wing: Food Names and the People and Places That Inspired Them, by Steven Gilbar (Writer’s Digest Books, 2008)

Writing Life Stories: How to Make Memories Into Memoirs, Ideas Into Essays, and Life Into Literature, 2nd edition, by Bill Roorbach with Kristen Keckler, PhD (Writer’s Digest Books, 2008)

The Mind of Your Story: Discover What Drives Your Fiction, by Lisa Lenard-Cook (Writer’s Digest Books, 2008)

The Art and Craft of Storytelling: A Comprehensive Guide to Classic Writing Techniques, by Nancy Lamb (Writer’s Digest Books, 2008)

The 4 a.m. Breakthrough: Unconventional Writing Exercises That Transform Your Fiction, by Brian Kitely (Writer’s Digest Books, 2009)

The Writer’s Digest Guide to Query Letters, by Wendy Burt-Thomas (Writer’s Digest Books, 2009)

And Here’s the Kicker: Conversations With 21 Top Humor Writers on Their Craft, by Mike Sacks (Writer’s Digest Books, 2009)

The Nighttime Novelist: Finish Your Novel in Your Spare Time, by Joseph Bates (Writer’s Digest Books, 2010)

High Notes: A Rock Memoir, by Richard Loren with Stephen Abney (East Pond Publishing, 2014)

Acquisitions and developmental editor

The Craft & Business of Writing: Essential Tools for Writing Success, by the editors of Writer’s Digest Books (Writer’s Digest Books, 2008)

Pep Talks, Warnings & Screeds: Indispensible Wisdom and Cautionary Advice for Writers, by George Singleton (Writer’s Digest Books, 2008)

The Writer’s Digest Weekly Planner, by the editors of Writer’s Digest Books (Writer’s Digest Books, 2008)

You Must Be This Tall to Ride: Contemporary Authors Take You Inside the Story, by B.J. Hollars (Writer’s Digest Books, 2009)

The Art and Craft of Writing Historical Fiction, by James Alexander Thom (Writer’s Digest Books, 2010)

Freelance copy editor

The Constant Art of Being a Writer: The Life, Art & Business of Being a Writer, by N.M. Kelby (Writer’s Digest Books, 2009)

The Ultimate Mixed Martial Arts Training Guide: Techniques for Fitness, Self Defense, and Competition, by Chad Seibert (Betterway Books, 2009)

Fingerprint 2, by Chen Design (HOW Books, 2010)

The Official Underground 2012 Doomsday Survival Handbook, by W.H. Mumfrey (HOW Books, 2010)

The Creative Professional’s Guide to Money, by Ilise Benun (HOW Books, 2010)

Just Design: Socially Conscious Design for Critical Causes, by Christopher Simmons (HOW Books, 2011)

Creative Stuff: An Activity Book for Visual Thinkers, by Dave Gouveia and Christopher Elkerton (HOW Books, 2012)

The Designer’s Web Handbook: What You Need to Know to Create for the Web, by Patrick McNeil (HOW Books, 2012)

The Logo Brainstorm Book: A Comprehensive Guide for Exploring Design Directions, by Jim Krause (HOW Books, 2012)

The Strategic Web Designer: How to Confidently Navigate the Web Design Process, by Christopher Butler (HOW Books, 2012)

Creative Anarchy: How to Break the Rules of Graphic Design for Creative Success, by Denise Bosler (HOW Books, 2015)

Show Me, Don’t Tell Me: Visualizing Communication Strategy, by Dave Holston (HOW Books, 2015)

Freelance proofreader

The Fire in Fiction: Passion, Purpose and Techniques to Make Your Novel Great, by Donald Maass (Writer’s Digest Books, 2009)

Typography for the People: Hand-Painted Signs from Around the World, by Klaus and Daniel Bellon (HOW Books, 2010)

Werewolf Haiku, by Ryan Mecum (HOW Books, 2010)

Color Inspirations, by Darius Monsef (HOW Books, 2011)

2012 Children’s Writer’s & Illustrator’s Market, edited by Chuck Sambuchino (Writer’s Digest Books, 2011)

The Book of Rules: The Right Way to Do Everything, by Joshua Belter (HOW Books, 2012)

Kawaii Not, Too: Cute Gets Badder, by Meghan Murphy (HOW Books, 2012)

Mastering Type: The Essential Guide to Typography for Print and Web Design, by Denise Bosler (HOW Books, 2012)

Archetypes in Branding: A Toolkit for Creatives and Strategists, by Joshua C. Chen and Margaret Hartwell (HOW Books, 2012)

 

*Due to publishers’ nondisclosure agreements to which I am subject, a number of projects cannot be included in this list. Please contact me if you have questions or would like additional references.

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