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  • American Copy Editors Society (ACES)
  • Wisconsin Writers Association, Inc.
  • National Association of Independent Writers and Editors
  • The Chistian PEN: Proofreaders and Editors Network
  • Copyediting Listserv (CE-L)
  • Poynter ACES Certificate in Editing
  • BA, Legal Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison. I intended to attend law school but found that I preferred extensive studying and writing, and now the study of writing, to practicing law. (But I still love reading case law and legal thrillers.)
  • Universal Class, Inc., an accredited IACET provider, online copyediting courses
  • Self-study. Online courses, books, and magazines pertaining to writing and copyediting. My favorite books are The Glamour of Grammar by Roy Peter Clark, Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing and The Grammar Devotional both by Mignon Fogarty, The Grammar Bible by Michael Strumpf and Auriel Douglas, Garner's Modern American Usage by Bryan A. Garner, The Subversive Copy Editor by Carol Fisher Saller, Writer's Digest Grammar Desk Reference by Gary Lutz and Diane Stevenson, The First Five Pages by Noah Lukeman, and Naked, Drunk, and Writing by Adair Lara. My favorite writing magazines are Writer's Digest and Poets & Writers.

EDUCATION

Membership and Associations

About Diana

  • Scott Lesnick, Kidjacked: A Father's Story
  • Greg Alan, In the Beginning
  • Brian E. Forschner, ​Cold Serial: The Jack the Strangler Murders
  • Janet Kay, Amelia 1868
  • Martha Roddy, Just Along for the Ride: The Amazing Journey of William Baine Roddy
  • Lori Myles-Carullo, Beauty's Way: Inspiration on the Path of Awakening
  • Dick Vander Woude, Tacking into the Wind
  • Ed Abell, award-winning My Father's Keep
  • Burr B. Anderson, High Seas Darkness
  • Dr. Jeff Clements, Aphelion
  • James Weber, A Soccer Ball and Some Faith
  • Kimberly Van Sickle, Placement
  • Mary M. Hendricks, The Keepers: An Alphabet Story
  • Carol McBride, HR, Where's Your Freaking Sense of Humor?
  • Tracey Gemmell, Dunster's Calling
  • Iman Houston Farrior, Fore-Play: A Woman's Golf Guide to Finding Love in the Rough
  • James Salimes, Treasure in a Field (novel in progress)
  • Robert Meyer, Writer and Speaker
  • Rena Beyer, Grant Specialist
  • WestBow Press, a division of Thomas Nelson, Inc.
  • Balboa Press, a division of Hay House, Inc.
  • CrossBooks, a division of LifeWay
  • iUniverse
  • AuthorHouse
  • Inspiring Voices, a service of Guideposts
  • Abbott Press, a division of Writer's Digest
  • Lulu Publishing Services
  • Archway Publishing from Simon & Schuster
  • Life Rich Publishing, an imprint of The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.

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