Lynn McNamee started as a book reviewer, then morphed into a freelance editor for several years. Her goal is to provide professional editing services for independent authors or top-notch publishing services for authors who wish to go that route.
She lives in North Carolina with her husband and dog. Her son lives less than a mile away.
Karen Allen has a degree in English Language and Literature and has edited a wide range of publications including novels, plays, screenplays, and tedious government documents.
When she’s not reading, Karen teaches music, homeschools her wild daughters, and enjoys life in Southeast Alaska.
Cassie lives in Tampa with her husband and six cats. She has a master’s in Shakespeare in Performance, and she recommends you don’t get her started talking about second person pronouns in early modern England. When she’s not editing, she can be found cleaning, organizing, or baking. For fun, she watches Charmed and reads YA fiction.
Stefanie Spangler Buswell has a Bachelor of Arts from Western Illinois University. She considers herself to be a shepherd of the written word and hopes to guide each word to its home, the place where it will hold the most meaning for each reader.
She is a freelance writer and editor whose projects include everything from books to web content for small businesses.
Lawrence Kelvin Reed (Kelly to you) has a B.A. and an M.A. in English literature. He was a copy editor at Pacific Press Publishing Association in Nampa, ID for more than two years and has taught English classes at La Sierra University in Riverside, CA for more than ten. Most of those classes have been college writing or English as a second language, but he did get to teach linguistics once, which was the best class ever.
Kelly enjoys reading, playing video games and board games, and watching many television shows and films. He is a cat person but believes that dog people are not wholly irredeemable.
Laura E. Koons completed graduate degrees in Creative Writing at both Ohio University and The University of Tennessee. She has worked on several literary magazines including Quarter After Eight and Grist: The Journal for Writers, where she served as Fiction Editor for the inaugural issue. She is currently a reader for Drunken Boat: an online journal of art and literature. Laura likes reading best of all, but also spends considerable time volunteering at her local library and working on her own writing projects. She lives in Roanoke, Virginia, with her husband and two snarky cats.
Alyssa Hall has a BFA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College and a graduate-level Book Publishing certificate from Boston University. She currently works as an administrator for the Arts & Sciences Writing Program at Boston University and also writes theater reviews for The Arts Fuse, an online arts magazine.
When she is not working, she enjoys all types of science fiction and fantasy, theater (especially musicals), and reading as much as possible.
Another fan of the Oxford comma, Joann Richardson has been passed around among friends and family as a proofreader, line editor, beta reader, and test subject for far too long. She’s worked on several of the English Discworld Conventions, including the post of Publications in 2008. In her spare time, she makes jewelry, writes, and is currently winning Twitter.
Sarah Carleton is a published poet and compulsive reader of fiction. She has a B.A. in English from Vassar College. As an editor, she has worked with all kinds of documents, but novels are her favorite.
When not reading and writing, Sarah spends her time playing old-time banjo, knitting, homeschooling, and learning languages. She lives in Tampa with her husband and son.
Jessica Anderegg is an editor with over five years experience working with both small presses and private clients.
When not editing she teaches creative writing in Washington, DC and writes under the pen name Jessica Dall.