I want to collaborate with authors who are in search of an editor

who endeavors to bring each unique project to awaiting readers.

Professional Interests


Fiction, Nonfiction, Memoir, Health and Wellness, Mindfulness, Yoga Asana, Life-Sciences, Climbing

            Editing             Developmental, content, line, copyediting and proofreading

            Writing            Website and blog copy, brand statements


Core Competencies  


                 Clarity     Correctness     Coherency     Consistency     Communication

            Relationship Development       Perceptive and Compassionate             Nuance and Precision

            Client Engagement                Objectivity and Sensitivity                    Intuition and Flow      

            Coaching                            Visionary and Insightful                        Integration and Complexity

            Facilitation                           Ingenuity and Creativity                       Focus and Drive

            Dedication                           Passionate and Discerning                   Competent and Analytical


Professional Experience


            2019–Present     for the love of words                                             Freelance Editor        

            2019–Present     Safe Passage                                                      Board of Directors         

            2012–2019      Northgate Animal Hospital                                    Owner, Veterinarian, Editor



          2010               Certified – Veterinary Medical Acupuncture                Curacore 

            2002               Doctor of Veterinary Medicine                                 Colorado State University

            1994–1996      Post BA pre-vet coursework                                     University of Maryland and MCC

            1993               Bachelor of Arts in Psychology                                 Arizona State University


Editing Courses 


            2019                Developmental Editing Writing                               University of California LA Ext

                                    Submitting Novel Prep             


                                    ACES Editing Course                                           Poynter Institute

Additional Studies

            2019                Certified Roll Model Method Practitioner                  Jill Miller            Tune Up Fitness

                                    The Art of Teaching Beginners YogaGlo                   Jason Crandell    Glo

            2018                Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training 200 Hour                Jason Crandell    San Francisco, CA

                                                                                                           Laura Burkhart

                                    The Ultimate Guide to Arm Balances and Inversions   Jason Crandell    Glo



Professional Memberships –– EFA, NAIWE, AVMA, CVMA, CSAVS

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