Proofreading: Editing a final draft for publication; addressing grammar errors and basic style issues.
Copyediting: More substantive editing for structure, grammar, style, and formatting; line-by-line fact-checking.
Developmental editing: Providing detailed feedback on a document to facilitate revision; coaching, tutoring or otherwise supporting a writerâ€™s development.
Chris is particularly interested in education, publishing, creative writing, film, video games, television, recorded music, and general media topics.
Chris also earned a BFA in English, Creative Writing and a BA in French Language and Literature.
As a writing teacher, Chris edits several hundred student essays each year. He also edits academic writing for clients and colleagues on a regular basis.
Chris has edited essays, poems, and short stories for literary journals for over 10 years.
Chris provides feedback at various levels--from proofreading to developmental and structural edits.
Working with clients, Chris has provided developmental edits for two books on economic development, one travel memoir, and one family history.
For colleagues and fellow creative writers, Chris has provided developmental feedback on several manuscripts including academic nonfiction, novels, and books of poetry.
Over the last several years, Chris has helped clients and colleagues write and edit grant proposals of various sizes for research and philanthropic initiatives.
Chris has edited scripts for video content ranging from 200-3,000 words.