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

Fields
  • sciences, particularly molecular biology & medicine
  • travel guides
  • religion
  • cooking, wine
  • gardening
  • how-to & crafts
Skills
  • copyediting and edit clean-up
    • hard copy (including tagging)
    • electronic (including revision tracking)
  • indexing
    • back-of-the-book
    • database indexing
  • proofreading
Style Manuals I Have Worked With:
  • American Medical Association Manual of Style, 9th Edition
  • The Chicago Manual of Style, 14th, 15th, and 16th Editions
  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Fifth Edition
  • Recipes into Type
Current and Past Clients Include:
  • AAA World
  • Angelus Press
  • Ave Maria Press
  • Broadway Books/Doubleday Books
  • Fordham University Press
  • Gold Rush Games
  • Hermitage Publishing Services
  • Houghton Mifflin
  • Indiana University Press
  • John Wiley and Sons /TechBooks (For Dummies & Frommer's books)
  • Libreria Editrice Vaticana
  • Marble Institute of America
  • Prima Tech
  • Sapienta Press at Ave Maria College
  • Stackpole Books
  • State University of New York Press
  • Sunset Publishing
  • Thomson Delmar Publishing
  • Tyr Publishing
  • University of New Mexico Press

List of publications worked on can be found here.

Professional Affiliations and Activities
  • "What If I Can't Be in Two Places at Once?" In Entry Points, 17:3 (August 2000). (article)
Educational Background
  • Entrepreneurial Training Program
    Greater Sacramento Small Business Development Center
  • Beginning Indexing
    USDA Graduate School Correspondence Course
  • M.A. Molecular and Cellular Biology
    University of California Berkeley
  • B.S. Biochemistry, magna cum laude
    University of Nevada-Reno


The Well-Chosen Word
Erin Hartshorn
erinhartshorn@wellchosenword.com
3349 Green Meadow Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18017

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