Traci Cothran

Detroit, MI USA

Professional Experience

Successful editor and copywriter who understands sales and marketing - and works well under deadline! I have experience on numerous nonfiction and fiction books (including sports), working alongside authors to bring out the best in their writing. With a history writing direct mail copy, I craft sales copy (for all kinds of products) that appeals to consumers and gets them to act. On-line content creation, professional book reviews, proofreading, creating audiobook scripts, and ebook creation are other tried-and-true skills of mine, and I've just started writing articles, too. View my full resume on LinkedIn.


Content Editor (online)
5 Years
20 Years
20 Years


15 Years
Books & Literature
20 Years
Sports & Recreation
6 Years


Book Publishing Consumer
20 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Everydayebook (10+), Graphic Audio (3-5), DPTV (Detroit Public TV) (1-2), Workplace Success Group (1-2)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Radio Spirits (3-5), AudioFile Magazine (3-5), Random House/Crown/Knopf (10+)

Technical Skills

Adobe, Basic HTML

Computer Skills

All standard workplace programs - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, plus Sigil; basic HTML


APA Audies Judge Chair and Judge


Audio Publishers Association


writing sample

A book and movie primer to follow to become acquainted with the wonderful writer and amazing woman, Zora Neale Hurston. Written in casual, friendly style of website.
Book review of two scary young adult novels, written with a friendly tone.
Book review of a heartfelt, nonfiction work, about a woman diagnosed with ALS.
Created and tweaked copy for business seminars to boost interest and exposure.