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RE: Freelance Editing, Proofreading, Copywriting
Kindly let this indicate my interest in applying for a full-time position and/or assisting with your contracted publishing projects.
My background includes 30 years of experience working on a wide variety of publications for commercial and not-for-profit organizations. Some examples are: book manuscripts, grant proposals, project reports & summaries, annual reports, product & service catalogs, promotional brochures, technical reports, and newsletters. In the course of 14 years of teaching at the college level, I helped several thousand students develop strong writing skills.
Over the years, I have worked on projects covering such topics as: education, earth stewardship, American theatre, fine arts, and many more. A sampling of some editing projects on which I have worked includes: Most recent book editing project: Farren, Mick. Speed, Speed, Speedfreakâ€”A Fast History of Amphetamine. Port Townsend, WA: Feral House, Published soon.
Other similar editing projects: Tuohy, Brian. The Fix Is In. Port Townsend, WA: Feral House, Published soon. Walberg, Herbert J. Advancing Youth Accomplishments and Learning. Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 2009. Galebach-Butler, Donna. The Arts and Integration of the Special Needs Child: Off the Fence into Full Inclusion. Enfield, NH: New Hampshire Christa McAuliffe Federal Fellowship, 1992.
Moran, Pam and Simser,
Detailed professional with comprehensive editing and proofreading experience seeking full-time position or contract book projects.
~ Line Editor
~ Published Writer
~ Home Office Includes: Mac X, Fax, High-Speed Internet, and Telephone.
~ Thirty years in all phases of publications from inception to delivery
~ Effective at shepherding new and experienced writers
~ Experienced at collaborating with publishers and designers
Director of Administration and Promotion
Cape Cod Community Television Corporation
1997 – 2001
~ Oversee promoting the Corporation in the community including publishing a monthly newsletter and purchasing print advertising.
~ Manage The Gallery @ C3TV.
~ Write grant proposals seeking support for The Gallery and special projects.
Cape Cod Newspapers
1993 – 1994
~ Work with members of the pagination and editorial staffs publishing seven weeklies within the span of a four-day workweek.
The Tightwad Times
1992 – 1993
~ Establish and maintain editorial content.
~ Manage16 freelance writers and four graphic artists.
~ Manage pre-press process.
New Alchemy Institute
1987 – 1988
~ Manage the production of Institute publications from inception to delivery using in-house desktop publishing systems.
~ Perform the duties of managing editor for the New Alchemy Quarterly, and Institute’s Research Reports, Technical Bulletins, and Visitors’ Guide series, plus other miscellaneous publications.
Previously employed as Assistant Editor with The Review Magazine (1987); Communications Specialist with Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (1986-1987).
Cape Cod Community College
1988 – 2002
~ Teach English composition, communication, and theatre courses.
Bridgewater State College
M.S. Applied Management