Web Editor at Publications International, Ltd.

In 2007, I worked as a freelance editor for Publications International, Ltd. (PIL – The rocker in me loves this acronymn). PIL is a unique publisher in that they sign agreements with their freelancers so that PIL maintains ownership of content, which was atypical in publication for a long time. Because PIL owned all the nonfiction content created for them over the years, they were able to broker a deal with HowStuffWorks.com, providing the website with billions of pages ofRead more

Web Editor at License! Global Magazine

After ten years of freelancing, I finally went back to a full-time, corporate gig. I am now the web editor of License! Global magazine. You probably haven’t heard of it unless you’re involved in entertainment, consumer products, fashion, retail or another industry that’s heavily focused on licensed consumer products. It’s entertainment’s dirty little secret. It’s more behind the scenes than product placement, and it can make more money than tickets sales for children’s properties. I put out a daily EnewsRead more

Managing Editor and Influencer

Back in 2010, I had the good fortune to work with Macala Wright, founder and publisher of Fashionablymarketing.me. Also known as “Inside FMM,” she had built her fashion, marketing and technology blog to a digital publication racking 1,500-2,000 unique page views a day and one million page views per year before she suspended its publication in 2012. As managing editor, I wrote and edited blog posts, managed contributing writers and created an editorial schedule in collaboration with Macala. She’s a fast mover,Read more

Proofreader for Chinese Herbal Formulas and Applications

Many years after my work at Literature and Medicine, I came back to The Chicago Manual of Style as a proofreader on John and Tina Chen’s book, Chinese Herbal Formulas and Applications. This was one of those right time, right place dream jobs. For those of you outside the Chinese Medicine community, John Chen is a unique figure in alternative medicine. He’s both a PharmD. and a Licensed Acupuncturist. He approached herbal medicine as a scientist – translating clinical trialsRead more