Editorial Services

In addition to publishing books and newsletters for school counselors, librarians, and teachers, and the students they serve, Andrew Morkes also provides freelance editorial services to a variety of clients.

Whether you need me to write a short article or an entire book, edit or proofread copy on a tight deadline, or help with all of the services that are necessary to create a successful publication, I can handle the job. I’ve created more than 350 books, newsletters, and other publications for clients since 1994. I’m also the author of more than 15 Vault Career Guides, including Accounting, Consulting, Health Care Management, Hedge Funds, Information Technology, Law, Pharmaceuticals & Biotech, Private Equity, Private Wealth Management, Social Media, and Venture Capital, as well as They Teach That in College!?: A Resource Guide to More Than 100 Interesting College Majors and Programs, 3rd Edition.

I provide the following editorial services:

–Editing
–Writing
–Research
–Fact Checking
–Photo Research & Acquisition
–Proofreading
–Page Layout
–Complete Book Packaging

I have an excellent reputation for completing projects on deadline and within budget, and I offer competitive rates. Read what former employers, clients, and book reviewers have said about my work:

“Andrew Morkes is an experienced and skilled editorial professional who produces quality work, effectively meets deadlines, and provides excellent customer service. I highly recommend him.”
-Russ Beck, Former Vice President
Ferguson Publishing Company, Chicago, Illinois

“Andy has done several freelance writing projects for Memoir for Me, taking lengthy and sometimes disorganized interview transcripts and shaping it into a captivating and thoughtful memoir narrative. He consistently delivers on time (or even ahead of schedule) and within budget. His writing assistance has been a lifesaver during busy periods and I will be sure to use him again. I highly recommend him for any writing project.”
-Nora Kerr, Founder at Memoir for Me

“We contracted Andy for a few editing and writing projects at my work and he was always on time and on budget. His style is simply elegant and he always finds the best way to clarify a subject. His writing and interviewing skills are excellent and thorough. I highly recommend him for editing and writing.”
-Imad Makdah, Chief Information Officer at American Beverage Marketers

“As a publisher and editor for 30 years there is no one I would recommend more highly than Andrew Morkes. He is a meticulous editor and brings great style to his work. In addition, he is a most engaging and prompt responder, and very comfortable to work with.”
-Camille D. McKinley, Ph.D., Former Publisher of the CAM Report

“I was completely reassured as we began creating the vision with Andrew Morkes. Andrew, thank you for your keen insight and enthusiasm for this project. You gave me the freedom to take an idea and create it, and have beautifully captured my intent with your editing.”
-Author Susan Morem, in the acknowledgments section of her book, How to Get a Job and Keep It: Career and Life Skills You Need to Succeed

“Andrew Morkes has a great track record handling both 1,000-page projects as well as the simplest of newsletters. He produces quality work on time and within budget.”
-Robert Calvert, Owner
Garrett Park Press, Garrett Park, Maryland

Here are few media reviews of projects on which I’ve worked:
They Teach That in College!?: A Resource Guide to More Than 75 Interesting College Majors and Programs
(College & Career Press, 2006)

Voice of Youth Advocates-Chosen as a “Perfect Ten of 2006” (one of only 11 books selected from a total of 1,223 books reviewed by the library journal)

Careers in Focus: Computer & Video Game Design
(Ferguson Publishing Company/Facts on File, 2005)

Careers in Focus: Library & Information Science
(Ferguson Publishing Company/Facts on File, 2006)
Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin “Top Ten Series Nonfiction for Teens” selections

Careers in Focus: Photography
(Ferguson Publishing Company/Facts on File, 2004)
“User-friendly . . . and comprehensive.”
Library Journal

They Teach That in College!?: A Resource Guide to More Than 75 College Majors and Programs
(College & Career Press, 2006)
“This title is the perfect guide for college-inclined students who are not drawn to the traditional disciplines but do not have a clue where to concentrate. …This invaluable resource for guidance counselors, school media centers, parents, and the students themselves is highly recommended.”
Voice of Youth Advocates, August 2006

They Teach That in Community College!?: A Resource Guide to 70 College Majors and Programs
(College & Career Press, 2006)
“They Teach That in Community College is a core reference for high school guidance counselors, parents, and students seeking affordable alternatives to four-year colleges and universities, as well as adults needing to upgrade their professional skills, wanting to change their career path, and/or those who are reentering the work force after an absence.”
Midwest Book Review, July 2006

I look forward to assisting you with your editorial needs. Please contact me anytime to set up a free consultation!

Andrew Morkes
PO Box 300484
Chicago, IL 60630
amorkes@chicagopa.com
Phone: 773-718-0366