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Member since October, 2012
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AMRutella 

I have spent over 20 years in the publishing business working from the ground up. I provide the following services for various clients from large, well-known publishing houses to authors looking to polish their work before submitting: Copy editing - hard copy as well as electronic. Content and developmental editing. News, feature, and creative writing. Ghostwriting Web content. Book and manuscript review.
$ USD/hr
5 Reviews
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Recent Reviews

  • image of magickchicken Redemption - first edit $180.00 USD

    “Excellent work, once again. Anne-Marie goes above and beyond the call of duty for copy editing, providing detailed feedback and excellent suggestions.”

    magickchicken Flag of United States 1 year ago.
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  • image of magickchicken Second edit - Angel and Demon $50.00 USD

    “It's really fantastic working with Anne-Marie. She does a fantastic job of copy editing, as well as helping to improve the flow and content of the work through her insightful comments. Worth every penny!”

    magickchicken Flag of United States 1 year ago.
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  • image of magickchicken Contemporary Novella Edit $166.00 USD

    “Another excellent copy editing job! It is evident that AMRutella has many years of experience doing this type of work - the finished product shows that she keeps one eye on the details and the other on the coherence and development of the plot and the characters as the story progresses.”

    magickchicken Flag of United States 1 year ago.
    • Copywriting
    • Editing
  • image of magickchicken Salvation second edit $50.00 USD

    “AMRutella is an excellent editor. My project definitely benefited from her advice, both on English errors as well as errors of flow and logic. I will definitely work with AMRutella again.”

    magickchicken Flag of United States 2 years ago.
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  • image of magickchicken Editor for YA Sci-Fi/Romance Novella $150.00 USD

    “Fantastic work! The editor provided grammar and punctuation edits as well as overall recommendations and questions about inconsistencies in the story. Will definitely use again!”

    magickchicken Flag of United States 2 years ago.
    • Proofreading
    • Editing

Experience

Freelance Copy Editor

Sep 2010

Provide electronic copy editing for e-book publisher in the following genres: Paranormal romance / mystery Fantasy / science fiction Romance / erotica Steampunk Crime / mystery Romantic suspense Historical romance Historical noir / mystery Women's fiction Contemporary romance

Freelance Copy Editor

Sep 2008 - Jan 2009 (4 months)

Electronically copy edited novellas, anthologies and full-length novels for Ravenous Romance, featuring erotica, science fiction, urban fantasy and contemporary romance.

Off-Site Staff Copy Editor

Jun 2002 - Dec 2005 (3 years)

Copy edited articles for monthly trade magazine for the script-writing and film industry.

Manuscript Reviewer

Jan 2001 - Jun 2009 (8 years)

Reviewed manuscripts for consideration for Desire, Harlequin Historicals, Silhouette Romantic Suspense, Special Edition, Kimani and Love Inspired lines. Submitted written reports on content and marketability.

Freelance Copy Editor

Jan 2001

Provide copy editing on hard copy manuscripts as well as electronic editing on the following Harlequin and Silhouette lines: Desire Love Inspired Love Inspired Historicals Special Edition Kimani Romance Romantic Suspense

Freelance Manuscript Reviewer

Jan 2000 - May 2009 (9 years)

Reviewed manuscripts for consideration for Doubleday Book Club, The Literary Guild, The Mystery Guild, and Science Fiction Book Club. Submitted written reports on content and marketability.

Copy Editor / Editor / Writer

Sep 1999

I provide various editorial services including: Copy editing - hard copy as well as electronic. Content and developmental editing. News, feature, and creative writing. Ghostwriting Web content. Book and manuscript review.

Editorial Coordinator (Full-time)

Apr 1995 - Jun 1999 (4 years)

Reviewed manuscripts for consideration for the clubs (Doubleday Book Club, The Literary Guild, The Mystery Guild, and Science Fiction Book Club). Wrote direct mail copy for book club catalogs. Provided editorial coverage of six publishing houses. Acted as manuscript coordinator - received and tracked manuscripts as well as freelance reader assignments. Assisted Executive Editors with all administrative duties and data entry.

Founder / Editor / Publisher

Jan 1993 - Dec 1996 (3 years)

Co-founder, editor, and publisher of quarterly small press poetry magazine. Editorial decisions. Wrote featured article and poem per issue. Production, layout, design, and publication of magazine. Advertising, promotion, and marketing of magazine. Word processing, correspondence, research, and proofreading.

Editorial Assistant

Apr 1991 - Apr 1994 (3 years)

Provided administrative and editorial assistance on the nonprofit Milbank Quarterly health journal. Assistant to editor.

My Top Skills

  • Editing 5
  • Proofreading 1
  • Photography 0
  • Data Entry 0
  • XXX 0
  • Freelance 0
  • Publishing 0
  • Arts & Crafts 0
  • Virtual Assistant 0
  • Ghostwriting 0
  • eBooks 0
  • Articles 0
  • Fiction 0
  • Word 0
  • Reviews 0
  • Article Rewriting 0
  • Anything Goes 0
  • Article Submission 0
  • Newsletters 0
  • Book Writing 0
  • Copy Typing 0
  • Poetry 0
  • Short Stories 0
  • English (US) 0

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