Experienced Editor and Proofreader
Hello! I'm Jules.
I have sixteen years of experience editing for advertising and publishing clients; I provide exceptional accuracy on tight timelines and high-profile projects. My clients include Miami University, Relegation Books, Stillhouse Press, Forbes, Procter & Gamble, The Kroger Co., Abbott Laboratories, Conagra Brands, The Ohio Lottery, and many more. I'm also the author of the forthcoming novel Halfway Through the Crossfade (under the pen name Jules Machias), which will be published by HarperCollins in summer 2021.
For my book editing clients: As a YA and MG writer and a parent, I’m interested in a wide range of topics that affect today’s kids, tweens and teens, from external factors like our ever-changing political climate to internal concerns like first love, personal aspirations, and peer and family relationships. If you’re writing for kids, you’re writing for our future. I’m committed to helping you share your message and voice as clearly and effectively as possible. To see a list of books I've recently edited (and to see reviews of my work), check out my Reedsy profile.
My advertising editing and proofreading experience spans everything from reviewing reports on how blockchain and machine learning are affecting the loyalty marketing industry to editing a diaper decoder that explains why a baby might produce a color and texture of...well, you likely don’t want the specifics, but I can assure you the descriptions were punctuated and spelled correctly. If it has words on it, there’s a good chance I’ve edited something like it.
In addition to writing, I’m a photographer and visual artist. I live in Cincinnati with my family, a big pack of rescue dogs with varying disabilities, and loads of books on every topic under the sun. I love staying active with trail running, weight lifting, biking, and obstacle course racing (OCR). In 2016, I competed in the OCR World Championships with my brother Phil, who is an American Ninja Warrior finalist (watch for the guy with the big spray-painted beard).
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