The Well-Chosen Word

"Choice words and measured phrase, above the reach
Of ordinary men"
- William Wordsworth

Erin Hartshorn Indexer, Copyeditor, Proofreader, Writer



Professional Background

Professional Experience

Editing
Indexing
Proofreading
Writing

Editing Experience

  • About Wine, J. Patrick Henderson and Dellie Rex (Thomson Delmar Learning: Clifton Park, New York, 2007)
  • Barbecues 101, Rick Rodgers (Broadway Books: New York, 2001) [edit clean-up]
  • Clinical Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation, 3rd edition, Kerry Atkinson, ed. (Cambridge University Press: New York, 2003)
  • Deer Hunting, 3rd edition, Richard P. Smith (Stackpole Books: Mechanicsburg, PA, 2003)
  • Dr. George: My Life in Weather, George Fischbeck and Randy Roach (University of New Mexico Press: Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2013)
  • Fluids and Electrolytes with Clinical Applications, 8e Joyce LeFever Kee, Betty J. Paulanka, and Carolee Potek (Cengage [Delmar]: Clifton Park, NY, 2008)
  • Sensual Paris Guide, Jonathan Roberts [in submission]
  • Shinobi Ryu, (Shinobi Clans sourcebook) Darren-Jon Ashmore and Mark T. Arsenault (Gold Rush Games: Elk Grove, California, 2002)
  • Western Landscaping Book, Kathleen Norris Brenzel, ed. (Sunset Publishing Corporation: Menlo Park, California, 2006)

Indexing Experience

  • About Wine, J. Patrick Henderson and Dellie Rex (Thomson Delmar Learning: Clifton Park, New York, 2007)
  • Africa Emerges: Consummate Challenges, Abundant Opportunities, Robert I. Rotberg (Polity: Malden, Massachusetts, 2013)
    • index can be seen here
  • Andrea Immer's 2004 Wine Buying Guide for Everyone, Andrea Immer (Doubleday Books: New York, New York, 2003) [updated index for new pages]
  • Albion Fellows Bacon: Indiana's Municipal Housekeeper, Robert G. Barrows (Indiana University Press: Bloomington, Indiana, 2000)
  • A Charmed Life: The Spirituality of Potterworld, Francis Bridger (Doubleday Books: New York, New York, 2002)
  • Check List for a Perfect Wedding, Barbara Lee Follett and Loulie Hyde Sutro (Broadway Books: New York, New York, 2002)
  • David Baker: A Legacy in Music, Monika Herzig (Indiana University Press: Bloomington & Indianapolis, 2011)
  • Dimension Stone Design Manual, (Marble Institute of America: Cleveland, Ohio, 2004)
  • Dimension Stone Design Manual VII, (Marble Institute of America: Cleveland, Ohio, 2007)
    • updated chapters 2009
  • The Dramatic Art of Athol Fugard: From South Africa to the World, Albert Wertheim (Indiana University Press: Bloomington, Indiana, 2000)
  • The Early Heidegger's Philosophy of Life, Scott M. Campbell (Fordham University Press: Bronx, New York, 2012)
    • index can be seen here
  • Formative Experiences - The Interaction of Caregiving, Culture, and Developmental Psychobiology, Carol M. Worthman, Paul M. Plotsky, Daniel S. Schechter and Constance A. Cummings, eds. (Cambridge University Press: New York, New York, 2010)
    • index can be seen here
  • Israeli and Palestinian Narrative of Conflict, Robert I. Rotberg, ed. (Indiana University Press: Bloomington, Indiana, 2006)
  • A Leadership for Peace, Robert I. Rotberg (Stanford University Press, Stanford, California, 2007)
  • Lost Unicorns of the Velvet Revolutions: Heterotopias of the Seminar, Miglena Nikolchina (Fordham University Press: Bronx, New York, 2012)
    • index can be seen here
  • Maine Antique Digest: The Americana Chronicles, Lita Solis-Cohen (Running Press: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2004)
  • Neurogenetic Diagnoses: The Power of Hope and the Limits of Today's Medicine, Carole H. Browner and Mabel H. Preloran (Routledge: New York, New York, 2010)
    • index can be seen here using Amazon.com's Look Inside feature
  • No Cross, No Crown, Sister Mary Bernard Deggs (Virginia Meacham Gould and Charles E. Nolan, eds.) (Indiana University Press: Bloomington, Indiana, 2001)
  • Origin of the Human Species, Dennis Bonnette (Sapienta Press of Ave Maria College: Ypsilanti, Michigan, 2003)
  • Our Catholic Faith: Living What We Believe, (Ave Maria Press: Notre Dame, Indiana, 2006)
  • Paul's Cross and the Culture of Persuasion in England, 1520–1640, Torrance Kirby and P.G. Stanwood, editors (Brill Publishing, Leiden and Boston, 2014)
  • Persuasion and Conversion: Essays on Religion, Politics, and the Public Sphere in Early Modern England, W.J.T. (Torrance) Kirby (Brill Publishing, Leiden and Boston, 2013)
  • Philosophy and the Abrahamic Religions: Scriptural Hermeneutics and Epistemology, Torrance Kirby, Rahim Acar and Bilal Bas, editors (Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 2013)
  • Private Charity and Public Inquiry: A History of the Filer and Peterson Commissions, Eleanor L. Brilliant (Indiana University Press: Bloomington, Indiana, 2000)
  • The REEA Journal, Real Estate Educators Association (Real Estate Educators Association: Mt. Royal, New Jersey, 2005-2008)
  • Sacred Passages: Bringing the Sacraments to Life, Bert Ghezzi (Doubleday Books: New York, New York, 2003)
  • Silversmiths to the Nation: Thomas Fletcher and Sidney Gardiner, 1808-1842, Dennis L. Fennimore and Ann K. Wagner (Antique Collectors Club, Ltd.: Wappingers Falls, New York, 2007) [preliminary indexing for Winterthur Museum and Country Estate]
  • Southern Living Garden Book, 2nd ed., the editors of Sunset (Sunset Publishing Corporation: Menlo Park, California, 2004)
  • Staging the War, Albert Wertheim (Indiana University Press: Bloomington, Indiana, 2004)
  • Strings of Memories, Jim LaDiana (2013)
  • Sunset: Gardening in the Northwest, the editors of Sunset (Sunset Publishing Corporation: Menlo Park, California, 2003)
  • Sunset's Greenhouses, (Sunset Publishing Corporation: Menlo Park, California, 2001)
  • Sunset's Ornamental Grasses, (Sunset Publishing Corporation: Menlo Park, California, 2001)
  • Sunset Western Landscaping Book, 2nd ed., Kathleen Norris Brenzel, ed. (Sunset Publishing Corporation: Menlo Park, California, 2006)
  • Syncretism: The Religious Context of Christian Beginnings in Korea, David Chung (State University of New York Press: Albany, New York, 2001)
  • Transformative Political Leadership: Making a Difference in the Developing World, Robert I. Rotberg (University of Chicago Press: Chicago, 2012)
  • Village Mothers: Three Generations of Change in Russia and Tataria, David L. Ransel (Indiana University Press: Bloomington, Indiana, 2000)
  • The Wonder of the World, Roy Abraham Varghese (Tyr Publishing: Glendale, Arizona, 2003)
  • Woodworking, Nancy MacDonald (Cengage [Delmar]: Clifton Park, NY, 2008)

Proofreading Experience

  • Andrea Immer's 2004 Wine Buying Guide for Everyone, Andrea Immer (Broadway Books: New York, New York, 2003)
  • Andrea Immer's Wine Buying Guide for Everyone, Marriott Version, Andrea Immer (Broadway Books: New York, New York, 2002)
  • Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 Bible, Kelly L. Murdock (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2013)
  • Being Vegetarian For Dummies, Suzanne Havala (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2001)
  • BlackBerry For Dummies, 4th edition, Robert Kao and Dante Sarigumba (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2010)
  • Canon Rebel EOS/SL1 100D For Dummies, Doug Sahlin (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2013)
  • Crowdfund Investing For Dummies, Sherwood Neiss, Josen W. Best, and Zak Cassady-Dorion (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2013)
  • Customer Relationship Management Essentials, John Gosney and Thomas Boehm (Prima Tech: Indianapolis, Indiana, 2000)
  • Domain Names For Dummies, GreatDomains.com with Susan Wels (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2001)
  • Dreamweaver CS5 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, Sue Jenkins and Richard Wagner (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2010)
  • Every Woman's Guide to Eating During Pregnancy, Martha Rose Shulman and Jane Davis, M.D. (Houghton Mifflin: Boston, Massachusetts, 2002)
  • 500 French Verbs For Dummies, Zoe Erotopoulos (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2013)
  • French All-in-One For Dummies, Consumer Dummies (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2012)
  • French Grammar For Dummies, Veronique Mazet (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2013)
  • Frommer's Alaska 2004, Darwin Porter & Danforth Prince (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2003)
  • Frommer's Alaska 2006, Charles Wohlforth (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2006)
    • (also 2009)
  • Frommer's Barcelona, 1st ed., Suzanne Wales (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2005)
  • Frommer's Beijing, 5th ed., Jen Lin-Liu and Serisse Pham (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2008)
    • (also 6th ed., 2010
  • Frommer's Bermuda 2010, Darwin Porter & Danforth Prince (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2010)
  • Frommer's Boston 2008, Marie Morris (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2008)
    • (also 2010 and 2011)
  • Frommer's California 2008, Harry Basch, Mark Hiss, Erika Lenkert & Matthew Richard Poole (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2008)
  • Frommer's Cancun, Cozumel & the Yucatan 2003, David Baird and Lynne Bairstow (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2002)
  • Frommer's Caribbean 2004, Darwin Porter & Danforth Prince (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2003)
  • Frommer's China, 4th ed., Simon Foster, Jen Lin-Liu, Sherisse Pham, Beth Reiber, Lee Wing-sze, and Christopher Winnan (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2010)
  • Frommer's Costa Rica 2006, Eliot Greenspan (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2006)
  • Frommer's Denmark, 4th ed., Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2005)
  • Frommer's Ecuador, 1st ed., Eliot Greenspan (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2007)
  • Frommer's Egypt, 2nd ed., Mohamed el Hebeishy (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2010)
  • Frommer's England 2006, Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2006)
  • Frommer's England from $70 a Day, Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2001)
  • Frommer's Florida 2002, Bill Goodwin, Jim & Cynthia Tunstall, Lesley Abravanel (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2001)
  • Frommer's Florence, Tuscany & Umbria, 7th ed., John Moretti (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2010)
  • Frommer's Grand Canyon National Park, 3rd ed., Alex Wells (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2001)
  • Frommer's Honduras, Nicholas Gill (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2010)
  • Frommer's Israel6th ed., Robert Ullian (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2010)
  • Frommer's Italy 2003, Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2002)
  • Frommer's Kauai, 2nd ed., Jeanette Foster (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2006)
  • Frommer's Las Vegas 2004, Mary Herczog (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2003)
  • Frommer's Las Vegas with Kids, 2nd ed., Bob Sehlinger (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2005)
  • Frommer's Los Angeles 2003, Matthew R. Poole (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2002)
    • (also 2004)
  • Frommer's Los Cabos and Baja, 1st ed., Lynne Bairstow (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2006)
  • Frommer's Maryland & Delaware, 5th ed., Mary K. Tilghman (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2002)
  • Frommer's Memorable Walks in London, 5th ed., Richard Jones (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2003)
    • (also 6th ed.)
  • Frommer's Memorable Walks in Rome, 1st ed., Bruce Murphy and Alessandra de Rosa (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2006)
  • Frommer's Mexico 2008, David Baird (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2008)
  • Frommer's Munich & the Bavarian Alps, 4th ed., Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2002)
  • Frommer's Nashville & Memphis, 5th ed., Linda Romine (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2004)
    • (also 9th ed., 2010)
  • Frommer's New York City 2004, Brian Silverman (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2003)
  • Frommer's New York State, 4th ed., Neil Schlecht, Brian Silverstein, Kerry Acker & Tom Gavin (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2010)
  • Frommer's Portable Bahamas, 6th ed., Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2007)
  • Frommer's Portable Boston, 2nd ed., Marie Morris (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2002)
  • Frommer's Portable California Wine Country, 5th ed., Erika Lenkert (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2006)
  • Frommer's Portable Cancún, 3rd ed., David Baird and Lynne Bairstow (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2006)
  • Frommer's Portable Cayman Islands, Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2006)
    • (also 3rd ed., 2008)
  • Frommer's Portable Disneyland, Stephanie A. Yates (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2001)
  • Frommer's Portable Dominican Republic, 2nd ed., Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2006)
  • Frommer's Portable Dublin, 4th ed., Suzanne Kelleher Rowan (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2003)
  • Frommer's Portable Las Vegas, 8th ed., Mary Herczog (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2006)
  • Frommer's Portable London 2003, Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2002)
    • (also 2006 and 2008)
  • Frommer's Portable London from $90 a Day, 2nd ed., Dan Olson (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2002)
  • Frommer's Portable Miami, 2nd ed., Lesley Abravanel (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2002)
  • Frommer's Portable Nantucket, 1st ed., Laura M. Rockford (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2003)
  • Frommer's Portable New York City 2006, Brian Silverman (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2006)
  • Frommer's Portable Portland, Karl Samson (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2002)
    • (also 2003)
  • Frommer's Portable Rio de Janeiro, 1st ed., Shawn Blore & Alexandra de Vries (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2002)
  • Frommer's Portable Savannah, 2nd ed., Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2005)
  • Frommer's Portable Virgin Islands, 2nd ed., Darwin Porter & Danforth Prince (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2003)
  • Frommer's Portugal, 21st ed., Darwin Porter & Danforth Prince (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2010)
  • Frommer's Prague & the Best of the Czech Republic, 8th ed., Mark Baker & Hana Mastrini (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2010)
  • Frommer's Rocky Mountain Park, 4th ed., Don & Barbara Laine (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2005)
  • Frommer's San Diego 2006, Caroline Kallas (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2006)
    • also 2011
  • Frommer's San Francisco 2008, Matthew Poole & Erika Lenkert (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2008)
  • Frommer's Scandinavia, 22nd ed., Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2007)
  • Frommer's Seattle 2006, Karl Samson (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2006)
  • Frommer's Scotland, 8th ed., Darwin Porter & Danforth Prince (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2001)
  • Frommer's South Florida including Miami & the Keys, 3rd ed., Lesley Abravanel (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2002)
  • Frommer's South Korea, 2nd. ed., Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2010)
  • Frommer's Thailand, 7th ed., Charles Agar (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2006)
  • Frommer's Vienna & the Danube Valley, 4th ed., Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2003)
  • Frommer's Walt Disney World and Orlando 2006, Laura Miller (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2006)
  • Frommer's Yosemite and Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, 5th ed., Eric Peterson (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2006)
  • Frommer's Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks, 4th ed., Don & Barbara Laine (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2004)
  • Global Marketing Management, 3rd ed., Masaaki Kotabe. (Wiley: Hoboken, New Jersey, 2004)
  • Great Wine Made Simple, (revised edition) Andrea Immer (Broadway Books, New York, 2005)
  • HTML5 and CSS3 All-in-One For Dummies, Andy Harris (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2014)
  • HTML 5 Games Creating Fun with HTML5, CSS3, and WebGL, Jacob Seidelin (John Wiley & Sons: Chichester, UK, 2012)
  • Intermediate Accounting For Dummies, Marie Loughran (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2012)
  • Linux All-in-One For Dummies, 4th Edition, Emmett Dulaney (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2010)
  • MacBook Pro Portable Genius, 5th edition, Galen Gruman (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2013)
  • Mac OS X Server Administrator's Guide, John Welch and Andrew Russell (Prima Tech: Indianapolis, Indiana, 2000)
  • Microsoft Access 2013 All-in-One For Dummies, Alison Barows, Joseph Stockman, and Allen Taylor (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2013)
  • Microsoft Word 2002 For Dummies, Dan Gookin (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2001)
  • Midnight Snacks, Michael J. Rosen and Sharon Reiss (Broadway Books: New York, 2002)
  • The Minimalist Cooks Dinner, Mark Bittman (Broadway Books: New York, 2001)
  • Multiplayer Game Programming, Todd Barron (Prima Tech: Indianapolis, Indiana, 2001)
  • Neoplastic Diseases of the Blood, Peter Wiernik et al., ed (Cambridge University Press: New York, 2003)
  • OS X Mountain Lion Simplified, Paul McFedries (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2012)
  • Outlook 2010 For Dummies, Bill Dyszel (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2010)
  • Photoshop Elements 11 All-in-One For Dummies, Barbara Obemeier and Ted Padova (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2012)
  • Pit Bulls For Dummies, Caroline Coile (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2001)
  • Property Law For Dummies, Alan R. Romero (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2013)
  • Running A Marathon For Dummies, Jason Karp (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2012)
  • Sarabeth's Cookbook, Sarabeth Levine (Broadway Books: New York, unpublished)
  • Scrivener For Dummies, Gwen Hernandez (John Wiley & Sons: Chichester, UK, 2013)
  • Social Media Metrics For Dummies, Leslie Poston (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2012)
  • Starting and Running a Small Business For Canadians For Dummies All in One, John Aylen (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2012)
  • Strings of Memories, Jim LaDiana (2013)
  • Suzy Gershman's Born to Shop London, 11th ed., Suzy Gershman (Hungry Minds, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2004)
  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Facebook, Ben Harvell (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2012)
  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook Air, Guy Hart-Davis (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2014)
  • VSTO For Dummies, Bill Sempf and Peter Jausovec (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2010)
  • The Wall Street Journal Guide to Wine, Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher (Broadway Books: New York, 2002)
  • Windows 8.1 For Seniors For Dummies, Peter Weverka and Mark Justice Hinton (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2014)
  • WordPress All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd ed., Lisa Sabin-Wilson (John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2013)
  • Word 2010 For Dummies, Dan Gookin (Wiley Publishing, Inc.: Indianapolis, IN, 2010)

Nonfiction Writing Experience





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