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  Jeanne McCafferty
Professional/Personal Overview
  Editor, writer and book designer. Experienced in fiction and non-fiction; extensive professional experience in writing and editing on music (from Gregorian chant to rap), video (packaging, reviews, and commentary), theatre (particularly American musical theatre), and film (especially films of the various golden ages).
Work Info
Editor 26 Years
Writer 26 Years
Designer 20 Years
Books & Literature 5 Years
Entertainment 25 Years
Fiction 15 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
25 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Leonard Maltin (6-10)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Margaret Media, Inc. (3-5)
Computer Skills
Word, InDesign, Pagemaker, Dreamweaver (all in Windows7 and/or XP)
Technical Skills
Fireworks, Digital Pro, Photoshop
Win 7, Win XP and Mac SnowLeopard computers; Olympus Digital Recorder, Canon PowerShot
See references on website - www.jeannemccafferty.com
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Los Angeles, CA. I am willing to travel locally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
Editing Samples  
(Bibi Angola, 5/7/2010)
When this client was referred to me, I received a rough final draft (the attached file attached is a portion of that). I took her 101 tips, did the copy edit, organized them into categories and designed the layout and cover of the book (available in the Design Samples folder). Through the services
Design Samples  
(Margaret Media)
Floating Souls: The Canal Murders is a novella-length mystery novel, the first fiction from a distinguished forensic anthropologist, Mary L. Manhein. The comparatively short length of this manuscript allowed for a more expansive page treatment. Once again, I was able to find a text element to disti
(Margaret Media)
The dramatic tone of Humanus Diabolicus - described on the cover as "A Postmodern Prophecy" - is announced by the striking cover art (by James A. Packard) that was selected by the author. Both the subject and the art seemed to call for a dramatic font treatment, and I selected a modern interpretatio
(Margaret Media)
War of the Pews is the compelling story of the struggle of a congregation to keep their church open in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. This was a lengthy manuscript, so an economical, tight page design was in order. I wanted the book to reflect the history of the church, however, and after conve
Contact Info
  Jeanne McCafferty
Los Angeles, CA 

E-Mail: subs@jeannemccafferty.com
Website: http://www.jeannemccafferty.com