Kristy has experience with fiction, general nonfiction, and scholarly & technical editing. Check out some of her highlights below or view her editorial resume. You can also see a list of individual project highlights and a collection of testimonials.
Editor and designer for Wall Street Journal bestselling author Charlie N. Homberg’s newsletter, website, and promotional materials.
2.5 years as freelance manuscript evaluator, proofreader, and typesetter for Covenant Communications, Inc.
3.5 years on staff at Leading Edge magazine, a semi-professional magazine that publishes science fiction and fantasy short stories, poetry, book reviews, and nonfiction columns. (1.5 years as senior editor)
1.5 years on staff at Inscape, a volunteer-run magazine of literary fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry.
6 months as an editorial intern at Cedar Fort, Inc. (evaluated manuscripts, proofread books before going to press, and performed developmental edits and copyedits on contracted manuscripts).
General Nonfiction & Business
Current freelance copyeditor, typesetter, and website editor for The Hoffman Agency.
2 years as a copyeditor for E. Excel International.
1 year & 7 months as a copyeditor for Bloomberg Businessweek’s EDGE guide.
8 months as the managing editor of Stance: For the Family magazine, a publication that focuses on multidisciplinary research regarding the family unit (popularized for a general audience).
Scholarly & Technical
Several indexing projects for various presses.
1 year & 10 months as an associate technical editor for General Dynamic Information Technology’s Acquisition Research Program (editing MBA theses for the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA, in APA style).
1.5 years as an editor for the McKay School of Education at Brigham Young University (edited theses and dissertations in APA style).
Familiar with Chicago, APA, and MLA styles.
“Thank you very much. This [manuscript evaluation] is exactly what I need. You’ll likely hear from me again when it’s time for me to rework my query letter. Your help is invaluable. […] My novel has improved by leaps and bounds thanks to you.”
“Kristy is a joy and a pleasure to work with. She works quickly and efficiently with steep deadlines, and has an eye for detail that has helped me tremendously. She’s very dedicated to her work and treated my manuscript professionally, offering great critique and overall edits. I highly recommend her.”