Richard Adin has a BA and a JD degree. He practiced law for 7 years before joining Matthew Bender as an Executive Editor in 1984. In 1984, Richard started Freelance Editorial Services as a part-time business to provide copy editing and desktop publishing services to publishers. In 1989, he joined Prentice Hall as Managing Editor where he was involved in electronic and desktop publishing and, in 1991, Richard left Prentice Hall to devote full-time to Freelance Editorial Services.
Carolyn Edlund has a BS degree. She has been with Freelance Editorial Services since 1992. Although she began as a proofreader with us, Carolyn is now responsible for Freelance Editorial Services' illustration and desktop publishing services. Carolyn is an accomplished artist (water color, oil, and graphite) whose works are in collections around the world. Before joining Freelance Editorial Services, Carolyn lived and worked in England where she did cover design and illustration. On her return to the United States, Carolyn worked for graphic arts studios as an artist and designer and did freelance book illustration.
Ratul Hazarika has a bachelor of engineering (mechanical) degree, but after a short stint as an engineer, his love for reading drew him toward the profession of copyediting and proofreading. He began copyediting in 2000 for a firm providing editorial services to a range of clients dealing with journals and books on diverse subjects. Since 2000, he has copyedited manuscripts in the fields of healthcare management, nursing, psychology, social sciences, education, chemistry, and medicine, as well as history, engineering, and math. Working on manuscripts in a variety of subjects has helped him acquire extensive knowledge of the APA, AMA, and the CMOS style guides.
Danielle Shaw has a BA in journalism and more than 15 years of experience in publishing. She specializes in medical and educational subject areas for both print and online publications. She has worked as the managing editor of Web-based publications for teachers and as an editor/writer for a university educational research center. Danielle has also edited medical, nursing, and veterinary textbooks, journals, conference proceedings, and client-sponsored supplements.
Andrea Winn Andrea Winn has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature and started her career in publishing in 1998 as the managing editor of a small, university-based literary magazine. In 2001, she entered the bigger world of publishing, working as an editor for print (journals and books) and, eventually, online media. Her experience ranges from editing and producing medical, nursing, and veterinary health books to transitioning that knowledge into digital media (interactive online applications, high-quality medical animations, voiceover work). After 18 years, she decided to pursue her own career interests and is now a full-time freelance editor.