Proofreader and Copyeditor of Fiction and Nonfiction
Lauren Schneider is a freelance proofreader and copyeditor with thirteen years’ work experience and a lifelong love of books and reading. With a bachelor’s degree in Technical and Professional Communication from Ferris State University, Lauren has a strong background in crafting the written word to convey a message fluently and precisely. She enjoys working on a diverse range of projects, including trade books, adult and juvenile fiction, children’s books, gift books, cookbooks, reference books, textbooks, Bible study guides, Sunday school curricula, and more.
Some of the authors whose books she has proofread include the following:
Don Brown (Hostage, Storming the Black Ice, Detained)
Colleen Coble (Tidewater Inn, Rosemary Cottage, Seagrass Pier, among others)
John F. Kilner (Why the Church Needs Bioethics)
Walt Larimore and Amaryllis Sanchez Wohlever (The Ultimate Girls’ Body Book)
Katherine Reay (Dear Mr. Knightley, Lizzy & Jane, The Brontë Plot)
Lisa Samson (Runaway Saint, A Thing of Beauty)
Rebecca St. James and Nancy Rue (The Merciful Scar, One Last Thing)
Cal Thomas (What Works: Common Sense Solutions for a Stronger America)
Robert Whitlow (The Confession, A House Divided)
Beth Wiseman (Need You Now, as well as novellas in several Amish collections)
Bringing a sharp eye and meticulous attention to detail to all her freelance projects, Lauren strives to do excellent work that results in highly readable books that enrich readers’ lives. She appreciates being part of the Christian book publishing field because she believes Christian books contribute greatly to quality of life; they can encourage, challenge, comfort, refresh, and inspire. Books make a difference! Lauren resides in central Michigan with her husband and young daughter. She loves reading books with her ever-curious little girl, playing piano, laughing at her husband’s jokes and wordplays, and taking walks in the woods and fields near her home in the country.