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.
Stefanie Spangler Buswell has a bachelor of arts from Western Illinois University. Her projects include everything from novels and children’s books to web content for small businesses. In her free time, she cultivates her plot of weeds that she hopes will one day become a garden and vacuums her daughters’ messes off the carpet.
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.
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.
Suzanne Warr is an award-winning fiction writer, and has published nonfiction in glossy magazines. She is a graduate of Brigham Young University. In addition to her work on numerous novels, her editing credentials include a year on the editorial board for The Sigurd Journal, a literary journal. She shares her home in North Carolina with her husband, two kids, and too many chickens to count. So far the chickens haven’t kicked her out, but that’s only because she’s careful to make them the heroes in her stories.
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.
Angela McRae is a former newspaper and magazine editor who started her own freelance writing and editing business so she could play on the internet even more. She currently writes social media posts for local businesses and reviews and edits books. Her dream job would be to edit all those clever Facebook postings for proper spelling and punctuation. She enjoys gardening and pursuing her passion for teatime, frequently blogging about tea with friends around the world.
Neila Forssberg has twenty years of editing experience. In addition to editing fiction, she has an extensive background in marketing and online communications. Most recently, she worked for Answers.com as a content quality manager. She attended The University of Kansas (Go, Jayhawks!) and has a degree in journalism.
When she’s not editing, Neila enjoys horror movies, live music, cooking, reading romantic suspense, and spending time with her family. She currently lives in the Kansas City area with her husband, two children, and a menagerie of pets.
Jennifer Wadsworth has a bachelor’s in human communication and a master’s in adult education and training. She’s worked with doctors and lawyers and at several levels of government, but thankfully, she still has some hair left, even if it is going white. As a lifelong reader, Jennifer has always escaped into books. In an effort to save what little hair she has left, Jennifer escaped the public sector to pursue a career in editing.
In 1998, Jennifer proudly married a geek, and they love doing geeky things together. She reads sci-fi, fantasy, historical fiction, and anything supernatural or paranormal because reality is overrated.
Sara N. Gardner
Sara N. Gardiner received her BFA in Creative Writing from Stephen F. Austin State University. She is a fiction writer who should be working on her novel but often relapses into short story format. When she’s not working on her own prose, she enjoys her second favorite storytelling medium: video games. Often.
She currently lives in San Antonio, Texas with her wife and their cat.