MELISSA RINGSTED, Editor-in-Residence
Melissa Ringsted has owned her own professional editing company, There for You Editing, since 2011. 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 edited 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 five 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 award winning author, Stacey Rourke: “She’s like the Mary Poppins of books—practically perfect in every way.”