Eva van Emden, Freelance Editor

Certified Copy Editor and Proofreader

eva@vancouvereditor.com

Recent projects

Trade books and magazines

Club of Rome report: On the Edge Stylistic/substantive editor
On the Edge: The State and Fate of the World’s Tropical Rainforests—Claude Martin. A report to the Club of Rome.
Published in German as Endspiel: Wie wir das Schicksal der Tropischen Regenwälder noch wenden können
Nature/conservation
Greystone Books (Google Books preview) ISBN: 9781771641401
Article in The Guardian
Flora and Fauna book cover Proofreader
The Flora and Fauna of Coastal British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest—Collin Varner
Nature/British Columbia
Heritage House
ISBN: 9781772030914
Freelance magazine editing: LAVA magazine Copy editor, print edition, issues 1–62
LAVA magazine
Triathlon/sport
LAVA Media
ISSN: 2155-1081
On the contributors’ page
Editing memoirs Copy editing
The Measure of My Powers: A Memoir of Food, Misery, and Paris—Jackie Kai Ellis
Memoir
Penguin Random House
ISBN: 9780147530394
Toronto Star bestseller, May 2018
Review in the Globe and Mail
Substantive editing, trade books Structural editing
No News Is Bad News: Canada’s Media Collapse—and What Comes Next—Ian Gill
Current affairs and politics
Greystone Books
ISBN: 9781771642682
Substantive edit Obesity Code Structural editing
The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss—Jason Fung
Health
Greystone Books
ISBN: 9781771641401
Editing business books Copy editing
Uncommon Sense: Shift Your Thinking. Take New Action. Boost Your Sales—Jill Harrington
Business
Figure 1
ISBN: 978-1-77327-009-8
Freelance copy editing: Business books Copy editor
The Performance Principle: A Practical Guide to Understanding Motivation in the Modern Workplace—Mackenzie Kyle
Business
Figure 1
ISBN: 978-1-927958-65-0
Freelance proofreading: Architecture Proofreader
Placemakers: Emperors, Kings, Entrepreneurs: A Brief History of Real Estate Development—Herb Auerbach with Ira Nadel
Architecture
Figure 1
ISBN: 978-1-927958-79-7
Freelance copy editing: Business books Copy editor
Business Is ART: And Science, Gut Instinct, Hard Work, and a Certain Amount of Luck—Jon Umstead
Business
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ISBN: 978-1-927958-44-5
Freelance copy editing: Yukon Sport Copy editor
Yukon Sport: An Illustrated Encyclopedia—John Firth
History/sport/Yukon
Figure 1
ISBN: 978-1-927958-20-9
Freelance proofreading: Bloom of Friendship Proofreader
A Bloom of Friendship: The Story of the Canadian Tulip Festival—Anne Renaud
Children’s books/history
Whitecap Books
ISBN: 978-1-77050-215-4
Freelance proofreading: decoration and design Proofreader
This Can Be Beautiful: Simple DIY Projects to Style Your Home and Redesign Your Life—Tiffany Pratt
Crafts and hobbies
Penguin Random House
ISBN: 9780449016930
Freelance proofreader: Uncorked guide to wine Proofreader
Uncorked! The Definitive Guide to Alberta’s Best Wines—Shelley Boettcher and Darren Oleksyn
Wine guide
Whitecap Books
ISBN: 978-1-77050-203-1
Freelance guidebook proofreading: Day Trips from Edmonton Proofreader
Day Trips from Edmonton—Joan Marie Galat
Travel and tourism
Whitecap Books
ISBN: 978-1-55285-985-8
Freelance proofreading: Selling Canada by Daniel Francis Proofreader
Selling Canada: Three Propaganda Campaigns that Shaped the Nation—Daniel Francis
History
Stanton Atkins & Dosil
ISBN: 978-0-9809304-4-3
Alcuin Society 30th Annual Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada: first prize, illustrated non-fiction
Freelance magazine editing: Momentum magazine Copy editor, print edition, issues 52–60, 62
Momentum magazine
Bicycling/lifestyle

Corporate reports

Editing corporate resports Copy editor
PRME Report 2016
Corporate report
UBC Sauder School of Business, Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics
Editing reports and plans: TransLink Metro Vancouver Copy editor
TransLink 2014 Base Plan & Outlook, draft plan
Corporate report
TransLink

Courses, textbooks, and educational materials

Editing MOOCs: Kadenze course Transcription and editing of recording scripts
Generative Art and Computational Creativity—Philippe Pasquier
MOOC/online course
Kadenze
Editing textbooks: cover of Jazz Arranging Proofreader, indexer
Jazz Arranging: A Complete Guide—Richard Ferland
Textbooks/music
Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development
ISBN: 978-2-89470-381-6
Editing textbooks: English-French nursing terms Copy editor, proofreader (English text)
Nursing Lexicon: English–French: Lexique de soins infirmiers : francais - anglais—Suzanne Larochelle
Textbooks/lexicons and references
Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development
ISBN: 978-2-89470-344-1
Maclean’s November 2015: “A French-English lexicon for health care is helping the Outaouais region retain nurses”
Freelance book editing: CCDMD Proofreader
The Dental Hygienist: A Public Health Perspective—Suzanne Turmel; translated from French by Valentina Baslyk
Textbook
CCDMD (Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development)
ISBN: 978-2-89470-298-7
Editing textbooks: language resource study guide Copy editor
CELPIP Study Guide, Common CELPIP Errors, and Interactive Learning Program
Study guides and tests
Paragon Testing Enterprises
ISBN: 978-0-9920181-3-9
Freelance textbook editing: AutoCAD for the Theatre Copy editor, proofreader, website copy editor
AutoCAD for the Theatre—Pierre Dussol
Textbook
CCDMD (Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development)
ISBN: 978-2-89470-274-1

Cookbooks

americanization Americanization
The 10-Day Plan to Nourish & Glow: Lose Weight, Feel Great, and Transform Your Relationship with Food—Amelia Freer
Cookbook/health
Appetite by Random House
ISBN: 9780147531049
book cover Copy editor
It All Begins with Food: From Baby’s First Foods to Wholesome Family Meals: Over 120 Delicious Recipes for Clean Eating and Healthy Living—Leah Garrad-Cole
Cookbook/health
Appetite by Random House
ISBN: 9780147530004
freelance cookbook editor juice truck Copy editor
The Juice Truck: A Guide to Juicing, Smoothies, Cleanses and Living a Plant-Based Lifestyle—Zach Berman, Ryan Slater, and Colin Medhurst
Cookbook
Appetite by Random House
ISBN: 9780147530011
Freelance copy editor Earls restaurant Copy editor
Earls: The Cookbook—Edited by Jim Sutherland
Cookbook
Appetite by Random House
ISBN: 9780147530080
Freelance cookbook proofreading: Appetite Penguin Random House Proofreader
Feast: Recipes and Stories from a Canadian Road Trip—Lindsay Anderson and Dana VanVeller
Cookbook
Appetite by Random House
ISBN: 9780147529725
Freelance cookbook copy editing: Appetite Penguin Random House Proofreader
Diva Q’s Barbecue: 195 Recipes for Cooking with Family, Friends & Fire—Danielle Bennett
Cookbook
Appetite by Random House
ISBN: 9780147529930
Freelance cookbook copy editing: Appetite Penguin Random House Proofreader
Batch: Over 200 Recipes, Tips and Techniques for a Well Preserved Kitchen—Joel MacCharles and Dana Harrison
Cookbook
Appetite by Random House
ISBN: 9780147529794
Freelance cookbook copy editing: Appetite Penguin Random House Copy editor
Lick Your Plate A Lip-Smackin’ Book for Every Home Cook—Julie Albert and Lisa Gnat
Cookbook
Appetite by Random House
ISBN: 978-0449016985
Freelance cookbook copy editing: Fig\
ure 1 publishing Dirty Apron Cookbook Copy editor
The Dirty Apron Cookbook—David Robertson
Cookbook
Figure 1
ISBN: 978-1-927958-17-9
BC bestseller January–March 2015; recipe in Scout magazine
Alcuin Design Awards: First place, reference category
Freelance cookbook copy editing: Grilling with House of Q Proofreader
Grilling with House of Q—Brian Misko
Cookbook
Figure 1
ISBN: 978-1-927958-10-0
BC bestseller; Globe and Mail bestseller June 2015
Freelance cookbook proofreading: Whitecap Books Canadian Craft Beer Cookbook Proofreader
The Canadian Craft Beer Cookbook—David Ort
Cookbook
Whitecap Books
ISBN: 978-1-77050-193-5
Global and Mail: “Twenty cookbooks from 2013 that will inspire greatness”
Freelance copy editing: Mussels Copy editor
Mussels: Preparing, Cooking and Enjoying a Sensational Seafood—Alain Bossé and Linda Duncan
Cookbook
Whitecap Books
ISBN: 978-1-77050-214-7
Freelance proofreading: Broccoli, Love, and Dark Chocolate Proofreader
Broccoli, Love & Dark Chocolate: Because Food, Love and Life Should Be Delicious!—Liz Pearson
Cookbook/lifestyle
Whitecap Books
ISBN: 978-1-77050-211-6
Freelance copy editing: StreetEats Vancouver Copy editing
StreetEats Vancouver—Mijune Pak
Food
Whitecap Books
ISBN: 978-1-77050-186-7
Freelance cookbook copy editing: Best of Rose Reisman Copy editor
The Best of Rose Reisman: 20 Years of Healthy Recipes—Rose Reisman
Cookbook
Whitecap Books
ISBN: 978-1-77050-199-7
Freelance cookbook copy editing: How to Make Love to a Lobster Copy editor
How to Make Love to a Lobster: An Eclectic Guide to the Buying, Cooking, Eating and Folklore of Shellfish—Marjorie Harris and Peter Taylor
Cookbook
Whitecap Books
ISBN: 978-1-77050-183-6
Freelance cookbook proofreading: Everyone Can Cook Everything by Eric Akis Proofreader
Everyone Can Cook Everything—Eric Akis
Cookbook
Whitecap Books
ISBN: 978-1-77050-109-6
Eric appears in the Victoria Times Colonist’s Life section.
Freelance book proofreading: Cook by Deborah Anzinger Proofreader
Cook: You Can Cook Fast, Healthy Meals for Your Family—Deborah Anzinger
Cookbook
Whitecap Books
ISBN: 978-1-77050-040-2

Self-published books

Cover photo: Love Trumps Grief by Kristin Akin Copy editor, proofreader
Love Trumps Grief—Kristin Akin
Memoir
Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-45751-256-8
Preview
Self-published self-help: relationships Copy editing, ebook formatting
Jane Austen’s Guide to Good Relationships—Ronald W. Richardson
Self-help, relationships
CreateSpace
ISBN: 978-1541114623
Self-published: relationships Ebook formatting, cover creation
Pastoral Care of Congregations: Selected Workshops: Volumes 1 and 2—Ronald W. Richardson
Relationships, church leadership
CreateSpace
ISBN: 978-1976152146, 978-1976461439
Freelance editing science fiction novel: Prehistoric Odyssey by Marie Mai Perron Copy editor
A Prehistoric Odyssey—Marie Mai Perron
Science fiction novel
iUniverse.com
ISBN: 978-1-46201-866-6
Preview
Freelance editing projects: Mindless Investor by Tyler Bollhorn Structural editing, copy editing, proofreading
The Mindless Investor: Make Money in the Market by Overcoming Your Common Sense—R. Tyler Bollhorn
Finance
Stockscores Analytics Corp.
ISBN: 978-0-9917091-1-3
Read Chapter 1
geology memoir: Wild Places Copy editing
Wild Places: The Adventures of an Exploration Geologist—Harold Linder
Memoir
Castle Mountain Books
ISBN: 978-0-9752798-4-7

Scientific and academic editing

Other projects

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