The Editing Branch of Paisley Press Books

About Me

I love old things, cats, ice cream, and books. A native Rhode Islander, I am the face behind The-Paisley and its offshoots: The Paisley Reader, The Paisley Editor, The Paisley Writer, and The Paisley Publicist. A writing tutor and term-paper editor in college, I fell in love with editing once more after becoming a beta reader. At 50K words into my New Adult SciFi debut novel, I hope to have it published by December 2015. With a degree in Museum Studies, I hope that one day something at a museum will come to life like in the books and movies I love.

Here is my relevant experience as it relates to editing and the indie world. For a full resume, you can go to my Linkedin.

Editor and Proofreader

The Paisley Editor

– Present

  • Edit works of fiction up to 90,000 words for typographical and grammatical errors
  • Rewrite phrases of text for better content flow
  • Ensure timely completion of work
  • Proofread final documents

Digital Content Manager

Indie Visible

– October 2015

  • Serve as point of contact for the BookHub and PubHub features of the website
  • Load online content in a timely fashion
  • Create blog posts with information received from online submissions
  • Ensure accuracy of content
  • Strategize, organize, and implement a variety of online features
  • Coordinate content schedule between indie-visible team, authors, and bloggers
  • Manage contacts lists and email correspondence
  • Engage with followers on social media

YA/NA Book Blogger

The Paisley Reader

June 2013 Present

  • Read and review young adult and new adult books
  • Add content to The Paisley Reader blog at least three times a week
  • Maintain social media outlets for The Paisley Reader

Writing Tutor

Green Mountain College, Academic Learning Center

  • Edit and proofread student essays and term papers
  • Discuss with students ways to improve their writing, going line by line after edits
  • Work with ESL students on language skills, both verbal and written
  • Create audiobooks by reading textbooks into a recorder

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