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  douglas corcoran
Professional/Personal Overview
  I am a professional book editor with twenty years of experience working for Grosset & Dunlap, Prentice Hall, McGraw-Hill, and ReganBooks/HarperCollins. I offer a full line of editorial services: guidance on creating book proposals, substantive and developmental editing, line editing, and proofreading. After viewing a sample of your manuscript, I can quote either on a job basis or a per hour basis. I will also provide you with an accurate and reasonable deadline.
Work Info
Editor 20 Years
Books & Literature 20 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
25 Years
Other Work History
Grosset & Dunlap, Prentice Hall, McGraw-Hill, ReganBooks/HarperCollins
Computer Skills
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel regionally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
(Mcgraw-Hill, 7/21/2008)
This well-written book remains preeminent in providing accurate and practical information to any woman contemplating cosmentic surgery.
(Mcgraw-Hill, 4/10/2008)
A guide to the journey of spiritual awakening, this book guides the reader through the intricacies of awakening as only someone who has walked the walk themselves can do.
(Mcgraw-Hill, 1/15/2007)
Historian Catherine Lewis takes a thorough examination of golf and America and President Eisenhower's fascination with the game.
(Mcgraw-Hill, 9/28/2005)
In this easy-to-follow handbook, complete with dozens of instructional photographs, Jim Hardy breaks down the two methods into simple steps you're sure to learn in no time.
(ReganBooks/HarperCollins, 3/17/2002)
This book is a trustworthy guide about the true cause of achievement. Jack Zufelt successfully challenges the standard concepts about success, and demonstrates that we all have the DNA of success embedded within our hearts and souls.
(ReganBooks/HarperCollins, 8/25/2001)
Marilu Henner provides proven advice on the best possible diet for raising healthy, balanced kids.
(ReganBooks, 4/20/2000)
The Soy Zone shows you how to maintain peak mental alertness, increase your energy, and reduce the likelihood of chronic disease--all while losing excess body fat.
(Grosset & Dunlap, 9/15/1978)
A unique journey through the Old West and New West by actor and environmentalist Robert Redford to explore the terrain and legends that became part of American history.