Robin has more than a decade of experience working as a professional editor. She is passionate about helping people to communicate as clearly as possible and enjoys providing both the big picture guidance and the minute attention to detail required to make writing ready for publication. If you are interested in hiring Robin as an editor, please contact her.
Freelance Editor (June 2008-Present)
• Edit, copy edit, and proofread content for a wide variety of clients and media. Provide feedback and guidance on creative writing.
Developmental Editor, Freelance, Springer Science + Business Media, LLC, New York, NY (June 2008-October 2013)
Serve as a liaison between Springer editors and book authors, editors, and contributors regarding content, formatting, and the final submission of manuscripts and art to production.
Assistant Editor, Scholastic Inc., New York, NY (January 2005-May 2008)
• Managed multiple book series without major supervision, including licensed properties, nonfiction, and fiction.
• Supervised book creation from concept to finished production. Hired writers and consultants, worked with artists and designers, researched photos, obtained approvals from licensors, proofread and copyedited in all stages of layouts and proofs.
• Wrote marketing copy, back cover copy, and parent invoice letters. Contributed creative pieces to multiple series.
• Developed book series websites, working with producers and designer to concept features and design.
• Coordinated toy kits to accompany books, working with toy vendors and book packagers to create custom product.
• Developed and monitored budgets and schedules and initiated work-for-hire contracts. Managed department data for internal database and assigned all ISBNs.
• Worked with international divisions to identify cross-promotional opportunities.
Editorial Intern, Urbanite Magazine, Baltimore, MD (January 2004)
Edited articles, wrote copy, researched articles and distribution possibilities, and participated in editorial meetings. Worked closely with the owner while observing the magazine’s re-launch.