Melissa Ringsted has owned her own professional editing company, There for You Editing, since 2011. She is the Editor-in-Residence for Black Spot Books, and the Content Editor for Mainz Literary Magazine.
She has experience editing for Indie Authors, USA Today and NY Times Best Sellers, as well as several small publishing and large publishing companies.
Melissa has worked with editing in several writing genres. She has worked with articles and small press, anthologies, children’s books, middle grade novels, children’s series, Young Adult, New Adult, Horror, Sci-Fi, and many more.
Several authors have award winning books Melissa has had the pleasure of perfecting through the art of editing.
Melissa’s portfolio contains well over two hundred books in her three plus years professionally editing, and includes several award winning books.
Dedicated, bright, pleasure, inspirational, passionate, detail-oriented, insightful, great communicator, honest, and most importantly- professional, are just a few words authors have used to describe Melissa’s talent.
In the words of the award winning author, Stacey Rourke:
“She’s like the Mary Poppins of books—practically perfect in every way.”
Cover photos of some of the books she has edited can be found at http://www.facebook.com/thereforyouediting.