Bio and Services

Cheryl C. Malandrinos is a freelance writer, children’s author, and editor. A 2005 graduate of Long Ridge Writers Group, Cheryl began her career focusing on article writing. She specializes in time management and organization, but has also written about everyday life in the 1800s, gardening, parenting, and women’s health issues. In 2008, she changed her focus to fiction writing for children. Her first picture book, Little Shepherd, was released in August 2010 by Guardian Angel Publishing (GAP). Cheryl has two other books under contract with GAP.

Cheryl also writes under the name of C. C. Gevry. The first chapter reader, A Christmas Kindness, was released by 4RV Publishing in 2012, with a digital version following in 2013.

Ms. Malandrinos has edited numerous manuscripts in a variety of genres and ghostwritten a Christian chapter book. Cheryl has been a panelist at the WriteAngles Conference that takes place each fall at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA, and offers writing workshops in her local school district. She is a member of the SCBWI, a book reviewer, and blogger. Cheryl lives in Western Massachusetts with her husband and two children. She also has a son who is married.

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SERVICES

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Virtual Book Tours from Pump Up Your Book

Need to create an online presence for your book? Pump Up Your Book can help! We offer book tour packages that fit any budget. Email me.

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Press Release Service

Creation of a press release to promote your book, video trailer, or DVD. Email me.

Rate: $50 per press release (includes first draft and one round of suggested changes).*

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Copy Editing Service

Proofing for spelling mistakes, typographical errors, punctuation, and capitalization errors.  Will also note inconsistencies in plot. Email me.

Rate: $9.00 per thousand words.  Minimum 2000 word charge applies. Terms: 50% up front and balance due upon delivery. *

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Developmental Editing Service

Analysis of plot, character development, dialogue, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Email me.

Rate: $11.00 per thousand words. Minimum 2000 word charge applies. Terms: 50% up front and balance due on delivery.*

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References available upon request.

* Additional fees apply for rush jobs.

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ENDORSEMENTS

“Cheryl C. Malandrinos edited one of my books and I’m pleased to recommend her as she has a sharp eye and is particularly good at finding inconsistencies.”

F. M. Meredith, author of the Rocky Bluff P.D. series, latest An Axe to Grind

“I have found Cheryl Malandrinos to be a talented and knowledgeable copy editor. Her edits for me are electronic within MS Word, they are complete, and her comments are meaningful and easy to implement. She will tighten and improve the flow of your prose.”
–Jerry Hunsinger, author of the Axe of Iron series, The Settlers and Confrontation