First, the boring stuff. My resume.
Currently a freelance copyeditor/proofreader. Working on retainer for Sitewire as a quality assurance specialist for all social media (Facebook and Twitter) posts and Tweets related to the Kroger accounts, adhering to house style manual as required.
Oversaw a large in-house and freelance staff in the annual creative design and printing of 90 to 120 game rule books, periodicals, fiction anthologies and related publications for the long-time international industry leader in its genre.
Managed internationally known print product lines, from planning and scheduling to writing, editing, illustration, printing, and packaging for delivery to market, under a rigorous preannounced release schedule; responsible for up to 20 separate SKUs per year.
Coordinated product development across all departments, from R&D, Illustration, and Cartography to Desktop Publishing, Sales/Marketing, and print vendors.
Provided meticulous copyediting services with simultaneous content refinement and storyboarding for publications in diverse print formats, with print quantities typically in excess of several hundred thousand units.
Maintained creative integrity for both in-house and licensed brands that are household names around the world.
Planned and executed multi-day events for hundreds of attendees, including personal creation and supervision of specialty food & beverage service.
BA in Health Care Administration/Public Administration, summa cum laude, Ashford University
BA in British Literature with secondary teaching certification, Rockford College
“Say the Secret Word,” article, to be published June 2013 in the SFWA Bulletin #202. After publication this article will appear on this blog site.
RECENT EDITORIAL PROJECTS
Writing Awesome Sales Copy, Evo Terra (with Jeff Moriarty)
Harmonics Book 2: Revelation, Colin Earl and Chris Snelgrove
Kindling Our Stars: Nurturing the Bright and Dark Flames, Genevieve Wood
Then, some less-boring stuff like links to other important sites related to me and my work and/or experience: