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Laura Q

Freelance Copy Editor/Proofreader

Occupation:

Editor

Location:

Louisville, KY

Education Level:

Bachelor

Will Relocate:

No

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Insightful, well-rounded freelance copy editor/proofreader serves a diverse range of clients, correcting grammar, spelling, punctuation, style, and usage.

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COMPANY POSITION HELD DATES WORKED

Resource Publications/Liturgy Training Publications (Confidential) 1/2000 - 5/2006
Curriculum Publishing/Bridge Resources/Witherspoon Press, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (Confidential) 9/1997 - 5/2000
Curriculum Publishing/Bridge Resources/Witherspoon Press, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (Confidential) 8/1996 - 9/1997
Westminster John Knox Press, Presbyterian Publishing Corporation (Confidential) 9/1995 - 7/1996
(Confidential) (Confidential) 1/1994 - Present
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SCHOOL MAJOR YEAR DEGREE

University of Louisville Theater Arts 1993 Bachelor Degree
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TYPE TITLE URL DESCRIPTION

Book Chips and Salsa: Children (Youth) in Plays: Short and Lively Sacred Action media url I copyedited this instructional book for Bridge Resources.
Book Creating an Effective Mystagogy: A Handbook for Catechumenate Leaders media url I copyedited this nonfiction book for Resource Publications.
Book Edgar and Ellen: Tourist Trap media url I copyedited this children's fictional book for Tricycle Press.
Book Edgar and Ellen: Under Town media url I copyedited this children's fictional book for Tricycle Press.
Book Frightful Fairytales media url I copyedited this fiction book for Ten Speed Press.
Book George Hogglesberry: Grade School Alien media url I copyedited this children's fictional book (2002 Golden Kite Award for Picture Book Text) for Tricycle Press.
Book Good Intentions: The Nine Unconscious Mistakes of Nice People: A Discussion Guide for Small Groups media url I copyedited this handbook for Bridge Resources.
Book Iím Willie Wazoo: Who Are You? Featuring Orville the Otter media url I edited this children's fictional book for Doghouse Publishing.
Book La Vie en Rose: The Little Book of Joy media url I copyedited this inspirational book for Ten Speed Press.
Book Miss Julia Paints the Town media url I proofread this fiction title for Viking Press.
Book MOMStories: Quiet Contemplations for Mothers media url I copyedited this inspirational book for Resource Publications.
Book The Angel, the Spider, and the Christmas Tree media url I copyedited this children's fictional book for Bridge Resources.
Book The Complete Guide to Divination: How to Foretell the Future Using the Most Popular Methods of Prediction media url I copyedited this nonfiction book for Crossing Press.
Book The Complete Guide to Psychic Development: One Hundred Ways to Tap into Your Psychic Potential media url I copyedited this nonfiction book for Crossing Press.
Book The Wicca Cookbook: Recipes, Ritual, and Lore media url I copyedited this nonfiction book for Celestial Arts.
Book The Teen Spell Book: Magick for Young Witches media url I copyedited this nonfiction book for Celestial Arts.
Book Tub Toys media url I copyedited this children's fictional book for Tricycle Press.
Book A Taste of Africa: Traditional and Modern African Cooking media url I copyedited this cookbook for Ten Speed Press.
Book Catechizing for Justice: A Six-Session Program to Promote the Gospel Mission media url I copyedited this nonfiction book for Resource Publications.
Book Celebrating the Lectionary media url I copyedited all aspects and age levels of this bible story curriculum for Resource Publications for years 2003 through 2007 and Liturgical Training Publications for year 2008.

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* Copyedited books and Celebrating the Lectionary: suggested updates to style guide, especially consistency in usage and style, which boosted efficiency; organized transmitted materials, querying missing text and inconsistencies, including discrepant references and citations. * Developed outlines of introductions for each age level, which LTP will use in future production and for writers' conferences, to query inconsistent organization and headings. * Credited as assistant editor for FaithDays! Regulated style, suggested changes for flow/continuity of events, and noted inconsistencies with Celebrating the Lectionary style.
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