Industry Experience

The publishers and editors below have tested me, passed me, and hired me to perform freelance copyediting and/or proofreading.

I currently copyedit and proofread for three of Kensington’s imprints (Lyrical Press, Lyrical Underground, and Lyrical Caress).

Pikko’s House – I currently proofread for Pikko’s House Editing on a subcontract basis.

Rooted in Writing – I currently copyedit and proofread for Rooted in Writing on a subcontract basis.

BooktropeBefore Booktrope ceased operations, I did editing and proofreading for this publisher.

Education

  • Poynter Institute/ACES – Certificate in Editing
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College – Writers’ Police Academy (2017 & 2018)
  • Formatting for E-book – Certificate
  • InDesign: Styling Novel Interiors – Skillshare
  • Davenport University – English Core Classes (4.0 GPA)

Study

  • Warriner’s English Grammar and Composition – John E. Warriner
  • Chicago Manual of Style – University of Chicago Press
  • Oxford Style Manual – University of Oxford Press
  • Plot & Structure – James Scott Bell
  • Wired for Story – Lisa Cron

Portfolio

After Bridges Burn

After Bridges Burn

Kano’s Necromantic Comedy

Kano’s Necromantic Comedy

Song of the Dryad

Song of the Dryad

The Belial Sacrifice

The Belial Sacrifice

Unbroken Fire

Unbroken Fire

Titan Takedown

Titan Takedown

Ascension

Ascension

The Abandoned

The Abandoned

Fire Master

Fire Master

Metal Chest

Metal Chest

End of Day

End of Day

Absorbing Lives

Absorbing Lives

Murder Wears a Little Black Dress

Murder Wears a Little Black Dress

The Belial Fall

The Belial Fall

Claws for Celebration

Claws for Celebration

The Deadliest Sins

The Deadliest Sins

Witness Betrayed

Witness Betrayed

Bare Devotion

Bare Devotion

A Lady’s Escape

A Lady’s Escape

Avoiding the Badge

Avoiding the Badge

The Belial War

The Belial War

The Cowgirl Meets Her Match

The Cowgirl Meets Her Match

The Witness

The Witness

Survive

Survive

A Lady’s Guide to Passion and Property

A Lady’s Guide to Passion and Property

Serial Killer Z: Shadows

Serial Killer Z: Shadows

Serial Killer Z: Sanctuary

Serial Killer Z: Sanctuary

Pigtail Girls

Pigtail Girls

Marriage with a Proper Stranger

Marriage with a Proper Stranger

Soliloquies of a Situationship

Soliloquies of a Situationship

Murder in Thistlecross

Murder in Thistlecross

Serial Killer Z

Serial Killer Z

The Empath

The Empath

The Courage of a Cowboy

The Courage of a Cowboy

Life by Chance

Life by Chance

New Praetorians 1 – Sienna McKnight

New Praetorians 1 – Sienna McKnight

Fully Dressed

Fully Dressed

Bloodlines

Bloodlines

When Hunter Meets Seeker

When Hunter Meets Seeker

Fake Off

Fake Off

Legacy

Legacy

Digital Parenting

Digital Parenting

Restless

Restless

Down to You

Down to You

Finding Charity

Finding Charity

Stolen Innocents

Stolen Innocents

Odin

Odin

One for the Holiday

One for the Holiday

Miles Away

Miles Away

The Book of Wanz

The Book of Wanz

Frosted Sweets

Frosted Sweets

The Elemental

The Elemental

Provoked

Provoked

Mythos

Mythos

Juice

Juice

Fading Memories

Fading Memories

Anchored to Love

Anchored to Love

Diamond Run

Diamond Run

Shadow Dancer

Shadow Dancer

Acquiring Hearts

Acquiring Hearts

The Fire Inside

The Fire Inside

The Chances Series

The Chances Series

The Adderall Empire

The Adderall Empire

Testimonials

“In every way, you gave us more than we expected. Your attention to detail and your obvious desire to make our book the best it can be was evident from our first contact. Your beta read was spot on. Your book formatting skills are awesome. We are proud to call you a member of our team!” LT Anderson

Co-authors, Absorbing Lives

“You are an amazing editor, and without you my words would be full of nonsense. Thank you for believing in me, and my work. I absolutely love working with you and feel honored to have you as a part of my team. I look forward to many more novels that will have your touch to them.” A. M. Willard

Author, Frosted Sweets

“Proofreading magician. Thank you so much for your hard work and dedication. I appreciate you so much.” Addison Kline

Author, Miles Away

“You’ve been an incredible addition to this team. As our proofreader, you did an excellent job of weeding out continuity issues and tightening up the edit. I’m so very grateful for you and look forward to working with you again. Thank you.” Michelle Bellon

Author, The Fire Inside

“Thank you for excellent proofreading skills and helping to take my work to the next level. You are a gem!” Addison Kline

Author, Shadow Dancer

“Lisa thank you so much for polishing this book and making it shine. I am so grateful for the time and dedication you offered so generously. The book has improved so much because of you.” Michelle McLoughney

Author, Juice

“I don’t even have the words for the work you did on this story. You took what I wrote and made it beautiful.” A. M. Willard

Author, Fading Memories

“You have the patience of a saint and the eye of an eagle. Thank you so much.” Michelle McLoughney

Author, Odin

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