Selected Clients and Projects


The following individuals hired me for various services, including developmental editing, substantive line editing, copyediting, or a combination.

Alan Barber

  • David Kokernot: Rogue Soldier of the Texas Revolution

Jason Blake

  • Ten Things I Learned Living on an Island

Michael W. Brown

  • Invitations to the Dance

Stephanie Caswell

  • Keeping Bums in Seats: The NQT’s Guide to Behaviour Management

Yvonne Greer

  • Think Like a Hot Mama!

Florin Guerrier

  • Free Gifts Every Day
  • How to Hear the Voice of God
  • My Beautiful Inspirations: 365 Days of Quotes
  • Developing Faith as a Mustard Seed: 52 Ways to Increase Your Faith
  • How to Find Inner Peace
  • Praying Through the Scriptures: 66 Quiet Moments of Reflection

Michael Gulett

  • Classic Cars Can Change Your Life
  • Twenty-Five Affordable Classic Cars

Gene Harker

  • Leadership Intelligence: The New Psychology of Grit, Success, 
    and Well-Being

Lloyd Hascoe

  • Life’s Journey: The Story of Norman and Suzanne Hascoe 
    (by Herbert S. Ornstein)

Terrence L. Johnson

  • Tragic Soul-Life: W. E. B. DuBois and the Moral Crisis Facing American Democracy

Linda L. Jones

  • Laurie’s Journey: Love Always Wins

Joel Kelly

  • Stop Writing Resumes, Start Getting Jobs

Debbie Koch Kirsch

  • Here We Are: A Family History

Heather Korol

  • A Slice of Happy: Because the Whole Pie Is Overrated

Karen McCann

  • Dancing in the Fountain: How to Enjoy Living Abroad
  • Adventures of a Railway Nomad: How Our Journeys Guide Us Home

Christopher Murray

  • Unusual Punishment: The Penitentiary in Walla Walla — 1970 to 1985

Jodie Norton

  • Time Well Spent: Raising Confident, Independent, Financially Responsible Children

Leonard Rattini

  • Accidental Ambassador: From the Forgotten War

Ann Cleary Ribando

  • Breaking Through: The Story of Bob Cleary

Dayna Reed

  • Guilt-Free Mommy

John and Laura Roach

  • Divorce in Peace: Alternatives to War from a Judge and Lawyer
Lisa Schilling
  • Get REAL Guide to Health and Fitness
Lisa Shasky and Cyndi Streid
  • Naked Feet Living: Finding Your Real Self at Work and in Life
  • Naked Feet Leadership: Real People Leading in Extraordinary Ways
Marvin Shepherd
  • The Sea Captain's Odyssey: A Biography of Captain H. H. Buhne
Sue Swanson
  • In Shades of Sepia: The Story of Jubilee College As Told Through Letters and Other Documents
Monica Vest Wheeler
  • A Most Worthy Cause: A History of OSF St. Mary Medical Center, 
    Galesburg, Illinois
  • The Only Job You Had to Do: A History of Aupperle Construction
  • I Had to Know 


Beacon Press


  • Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home (Anita Hill)
  • Remembering the Music, Forgetting the Words: Travels with Mom in the Land of Dementia (Kate Whouley)
  • Uncovering Race: A Black Journalist's Story of Reporting and Reinvention (Amy Alexander)
  • A Queer History of the United States (Michael Bronski)
  • Do It Anyway: The New Generation of Activists (Courtney E. Martin)
  • The Coming Population Crash and Our Planet's Surprising Future (Fred Pearce)
  • American Privacy: The 400-Year History of Our Most Contested Right (Frederick S. Lane)
  • Holy Hullabaloos: A Road Trip to the Battlegrounds of the
    Church/State Wars
    (Jay Wexler)
  • Beyond Bogotá: Diary of a Drug War Journalist in Colombia (Garry Leech)

Unitarian Universalist Association / Skinner House Books

Developmental editing:
  • Green Sanctuary Manual (5th ed.)
  • Heart to Heart: Fifteen Gatherings for Reflection and Sharing
Copyediting and/or substantive editing:
  • Bridging Handbook for Congregations
  • Study guide for The Arc of the Universe Is Long
  • Tending the Flame: The Art of Unitarian Universalist Parenting
  • Heart to Heart: Fifteen Gatherings for Reflection and Sharing
  • Coming of Age Handbook for Congregations
  • The Fellowship Movement: A Growth Strategy and Its Legacy
  • The Seven Principles in Word and Worship
  • Beyond Fundraising: The Complete Guide to Congregational Stewardship
  • Reason and Reverence: Religious Humanism for the 21st Century
  • A Manual of Worship
Religious education curricula:
  • Principled Commitment
  • Spirit in Practice
  • Our Whole Lives: Sexuality Education for Young Adults
  • Sexuality and Our Faith: A Companion to Our Whole Lives for Young Adults
Anthology copyediting and fact checking:
  • In Praise of Animals
  • Coming of Age
  • We Pledge Our Hearts
Technologies 'N Typography

  • Popular Protest in China (Harvard University Press)

Titles that I edited or managed as a full-time employee:
  • Consumer Education & Economics
  • Nutrition & Wellness
  • Food for Today
  • Discovering Food & Nutrition
  • Parenting: Rewards & Responsibilities
  • Homes: Today & Tomorrow

Want to add your project to the list?

Contact me to discuss how I can meet your editorial needs.