Pat is a retired paramedic/firefighter and 9-1-1 dispatcher
whose second career choice was always writing. She's
written technical manuals, training manuals, and has
been teaching since 1987. She is now teaching to other
writers. Having been a proofer for many years and for
may different authors, editing is the next logical step.
By day Mary is an office administrator with responsibilities
marketing, advertising, public relations and event planning.
background also includes writing training manuals, website
proofing intellectual data contracts. She started beta
reading for various
authors of online fan fiction over 5 years ago. It seemed
only logical that
she enter the world of editing and began with being
a final proofer for
many published authors. .
Evelyn A. Schlatter has been professionally editing
for nearly fifteen years. She cut her teeth at a historical
journal while working on her Ph.D. in history at the
University of New Mexico and then split her time there
and at the University of New Mexico Press until 2000,
when she finished her doctorate. She was hired full-time
at UNM Press as an acquisitions and managing editor
until 2004, when she moved out of state. She currently
freelance edits for a variety of publishing houses,
academic and non-academic.
Sylverre is a line and substantive editor with a background
in communications. Her experience includes fiction and
non-fiction for various audiences in a number of genres;
her specialty is the hyphenated romance. A technical
writer, novelist, and instructor, Sylverre edits always
with the author's intent in mind and with the reader's
pleasure her ultimate goal. She edits for several niche
publishers, and writes for a handful of others.