Carol Costa

Freelance Biography Writer & Article Writer

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Location:Wantagh, New York, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/carolcosta
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Carol Dommermuth-Costa
Port Chester, New York
Email: carolcosta47@gmail.com

Senior Copy Editor, Mary Ann Liebert Publishing Co. (Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News)
• Responsible for working closely with editorial team and bringing a bi-monthly print issue (GEN) from initial write through completion.
• Responsible for writing several columns for each issue and maintaining strict deadlines.
• Responsible for the accuracy and completion of the project data.
• Responsible for uploading completed bi-monthly issues and daily breaking news items to the company’s website.
• Managed a team to generate and regularly update a 750-page directory of biotechnology companies.
• Managed and maintained this directory when it went online in 2004.
• Wrote for several trade publications within the company, e.g. Natural Pharmacy, Premier Hospital Services Report, and others.

Freelance Writing/Editorial Experience
• Completed two non-fiction books for clients (ghostwritten)
• Edited 400-page novel for client
• Conducted one-on-one tutorials for new writers

• Published author of six non-fiction books and numerous articles for trade publications and newsletters
• Freelance copywriter responsible for writing press releases and designing promotional pieces
• Teacher of creative writing and writing skills in adult education programs and private classes

• Co-producer of film entitled: Nikola Tesla: The Man and His Work
• Publisher of 8-page newsletter for new writers

• Freelance writer and editor, Kane Associates and Navta Associates responsible for editing and writing text for English, science and math texts.

• Freelance copyeditor Mathematics, School Dept. McGraw-Hill Publishing Company and Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, responsible for editing grades K thru 8, student and teacher editions.

• Freelance editor Weller Associates, responsible for editing and proofreading CLEP manuscript and grade 6 Social studies text.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
Writer's Guild of America
Editorial Freelancers Association

LITERARY AWARDS

Recipient of VOYA's (Voice of Youth Advocates) 1999 Nonfiction Honors for
Emily Dickinson: Singular Poet, published by Lerner Publications.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science English major, Mercy College
25+graduate credits Writing and Literature, Fairfield University and College of New Rochelle