Meet The Editors

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Chris Hall

Day job: Retired educator, full-time editor

Freelance content, copy/line editing, and proofreading for indie authors and small publishers including: Melange Books, LLC; Meerkat Press, Wolf Publishing, and Gemma Halliday Publishing

Accredited by ACE (American Copy Editors)

Master’s in Education (M.ED)

Minor: English and History

ESL endorsement (English As A Second Language)

Completed RWA courses on the following time periods and subjects: Regency Basics, Regency titles/drinks/architecture/wounds and military/everyday life/CSI/pets/music/dance/foods/disabilities, Scotland for authors (12th-19th century), Highland clans Medieval through Clearances, Time Travel, Herbs, Textiles, Gilded Age, Insanity (Regency/Victorian), Pirates, Gothic    

Specializes in romance, historical fiction, short stories, and children’s books; proofreading.

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Day job: Retired

Bachelor’s in Journalism (BA.J)

Award-winning journalist

Editor for over 30 years with a Chicago suburb newspaper.

Specializes in cozy mysteries, short stories, nonfiction, synopsis, newsletters, and proofreading.


Nicole Ulery

Day job: Administrative Assistant, Virtual assistant for various authors

Bachelor of Arts in English Writing – Journalism concentration, minor in English Literature

Specializes in proofreading and first round content editing of contemporary romance, paranormal and fantasy romance, science-fiction romance/ space opera, suspense, romantic suspense, mysteries, dystopian/post-apocalyptic fiction.

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Erin Elliott

Day Job: Educator

Content and copy editor for Melange Books, LLC

Master of Science in Education with a specialization in Elementary Reading and Early Literacy

Author of young adult fantasy and short romance stories at Melange Books, LLC and TouchPoint Press.

Specializes in first round content editing/developmental editing of young and new adult, fantasy, dystopian, science fiction, erotica, and suspense.