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- Experienced in writing features, news briefs, profiles, and essays, including relevant sidebars.
- Strongly proficient in proofreading and editing with attention to the Chicago Manual of Style.
- Excellent research skills with a strong attention to detail.
- Computer skills include HTML, Microsoft Word, wiki, social media, and Paint Shop Pro.
- Prompt, swift service, including short notice assignments.
- Magazine and Newspaper Articles (2003 - Present).
- Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel Magazine
- WildBird Magazine
- National Wildlife Magazine
- Florida Times-Union Newspaper; Jacksonville, Florida
- Orlando Sentinel Newspaper; Orlando, Florida
- Daily Herald Newspaper; Provo, Utah
- Senior Living Newspaper, Springfield, Missouri
- American Senior Magazine
- Online Articles (2004 - Present).
- About.com Birding / Wild Birds (Now The Spruce)
- Cruise Hive
- The Dollar Stretcher
- Funds For Writers Online Newsletter
- Bird Watcher's Digest Online
- Yahoo! Voices (now defunct)
- Assorted independent blogs and websites (clients through publicity firms)
For a complete list of publications and available online clips, see Publication Index.
- Alternative Markets (Dates vary).
- Ephemera, Inc. (Buttons and slogans)
- Chicken Soup for the Soul (Short story anthology)
- Proofreader and Copy Editor for SuperCollege; Los Altos, California (2007 - Present).
- Nonfiction manuscripts edited from printout copies.
- Creative Careers; Elaina Loveland
- Accepted! 50 Successful Business School Admission Essays; Gen and Kelly Tanabe
- Get Free Cash for College; Gen and Kelly Tanabe
- America's Best Colleges for B Students; Tamra Orr
- Ramen Noodles, Rent and Resumes; Kristen Fischer
- Creative Colleges; Elaina Loveland
- The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2009; Gen and Kelly Tanabe
- The Student Athlete's Guide to Getting Recruited; Stewart Brown
- Ace the SAT Writing Even if You Hate to Write; Tamra Orr (Excerpt)
- How to Be Irresistible to Colleges; Eric Dawson and Lynda Herring
- The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2010; Gen and Kelly Tanabe
- Eight First Choices; Joyce Slayton Mitchell
- 50 Successful Ivy League Application Essays; Gen and Kelly Tanabe
- Find the Perfect College for You; Rosalind Marie and C. Claire Law
- The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2011; Gen and Kelly Tanabe
- Get Into Any College; Gen and Kelly Tanabe
- Dream College; Ezeze Kpakpundu
- The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2012; Gen and Kelly Tanabe
- Find the Perfect College for You; Rosalind Marie and C. Claire Law (Updated Edition)
- The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2013; Gen and Kelly Tanabe
- The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2014; Gen and Kelly Tanabe
- 50 Successful Stanford University Application Essays; Gen and Kelly Tanabe
- 50 Successful University of California Application Essays; Gen and Kelly Tanabe
- The Ultimate Guide to America's Best Colleges 2015; Gen and Kelly Tanabe
- The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2015; Gen and Kelly Tanabe
- Find the Perfect College for You; Rosalind Marie and C. Claire Law (Updated Edition - 2014)
- America's Best Colleges for B Students; Tamra Orr (Updated Excerpt)
- The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2017; Gen and Kelly Tanabe
- Proofreader and Copy Editor for Grove Creek Publishing; Pleasant Grove, Utah (2006 - 2016).
- Romance and young adult fiction manuscripts edited from printout copies.
- Savage; Katherine Warwick
- Dancing With His Heart; Katherine Warwick
- Magic Hands; Jennifer Laurens
- An Open Vein; J.M. Warwick
- Wilde; Katherine Warwick
- Nailed; Jennifer Laurens
- A Season of Eden; J.M. Warwick
- A Fare to Remember; Jennifer Laurens
- Heavenly; Jennifer Laurens
- Penitence; Jennifer Laurens
- Absolution; Jennifer Laurens
- Overprotected; Jennifer Laurens
- Grace Doll; Jennifer Laurens
- Independent proofreader and copy editor for individual authors (2008 - Present).
- Fiction and nonfiction manuscripts edited from printout copies.
- The Sanctuary and the Magical Feline; Pat Hurtado
- Punkin Imperfection; Carolyn Bartlett
- Estrona; Inge-Lise Goss
- Cadence Beach; Linda Juliano
- Slow Burn; Ednah Walters
- Betrayed; Ednah Walters
- Sex With Angela (excerpt); Sarah Isaacson
- Dangerous Love; Ednah Walters
- Forever Hers; Ednah Walters
- Heaven's Hero: A True Story; Abbie Guerrero
- A Taste of Relief; Anna Brewster
- The Sacred Dome; Michael Andam
- Neuroma; Fred Simard
- Life is Like a Parade; L. Henry Smith
- Site Editor for LoveToKnow.com (Oct. 2005 - Apr. 2010).
- Proofread and edited online articles for quality and layout.
- Maintained website quality with regular promotional updates.
For proofreading and editing services and rates, see Editing Services.
- Proofreader and Copy Editor for Carnot USA Books, Inc.; New York, New York (2004 - 2005).
- Fiction and nonfiction manuscripts including footnotes edited from galley copies.
- The Devil Lives in Glasgow; Gilles Bornais
- Atlantis Rediscovered; Jacques Herbert
- Breathing Life: Yogi Coudoux's Pranayama Techniques; Yogi Coudoux
- Art Fraud: Memoirs of a Master Forger; Alin Marthouret
- Presenter: Northern Colorado Writers' Conference, April 2008.
- Bytes for Bucks
- Lightning Interviews
- Planning Committee Member: Great Salt Lake Bird Festival, 2010 - Present.
- Presenter: Utah County Fair, August 2010.
- Provo City Library Volunteer of the Year: February 2013.
- Second Prize: The Ultimate Renegade Essay Contest, The Renegade Writer Blog; September 2006.
- Third Place: 23rd Annual Holiday Short Story Contest, Florida Times-Union; December 2002.