Laurie Gibson

Because spell check isn’t enough.
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Published Novels and Nonfiction Books Edited or Proofread; Partial list; the actual number is approximately 600 separate titles:

Alice Walker. The Color Purple; The Third Life of Grange Copeland; Meridian (proofreading, Harcourt, Inc.)

Aspen Law & Business. European Accounting Guide (copyediting)

Brian Tracy. Goals! How to Get Everything You Want—Faster Than You Ever Thought Possible (proofreading subcontract for Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.)

Doug Chadwick. Tracking Gobi Grizzlies (copyediting, Patagonia Books)

Eric Peterson. The Dining Car; Chief (line editing and copyediting of novels,      Huckleberry House)

George Shultz. Issues on My Mind (proofreading, Hoover Institution Press)

Greater San Diego Chamber of Commerce. Small Business Resource Guide (copyediting)

Hoover Institution Press. Reykjavik Revisited: Steps Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons, complete report (proofreading)

Jimmy Buffett. Tales from Margaritaville: Fictional Facts and Factual Fictions (proofreading of short story collection, Harcourt, Inc.)

Jodi Pratt. In its Shadow: A 9/11 Memoir (line editing and copyediting)

Kylie Scott. Trust (proofreading of Young Adult romance novel, subcontract through the Jane Rotrosen Literary Agency)

Sharon O. Lightholder. The Baldwin Portolano; The Paris Draft; Jefferson’s Chef: James Hemmings—From Slavery to Freedom (line editing and copyediting, Albedo Press)

Virginia Woolf.  Mrs. Dalloway (proofreading, Harcourt, Inc.)

Yvon Chouinard. Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Business Man (second edition); Some Stories: Lessons from the Edge of Business and Sport (proofreading, Patagonia Books)


Additional Clients and Projects

 +Fairchild Books, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing (line and copyedited and proofread college textbooks and Instructor’s Guides with fashion and design focus)

+Intuit, via ICon Professional Services (copyedited TurboTax software)

+Monterey County Weekly (copyedited and proofread news and feature articles)

+NAMM, the International Music Products Association (copyedited and proofread annual reports, marketing materials, quarterly magazines, trade show directories, and Web content)

+University of California, San Diego (Extension) (copyedited and proofread brochures, course catalog and membership directory; wrote online course content)