Find a Union Writer – Michele Barker

First Name
Michele
Last Name
Barker
Country
State
MA
Twitter Handle
mpbarkerauthor
About
M. P. Barker is a Writer and Freelance Editorial/Historical Consultant. She draws on her experience as an archivist and living-history interpreter to write historical novels about seldom-examined corners of the past. Other writing and historical consulting projects have included exhibits, architectural and planning studies, and local history publications. Editorial projects have included novels, memoir, and pop-culture and sports history.
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M. P. Barker, Writer and Editorial/Historical Consultant
Work Sample 1 Description
Historical fiction publications: "Mending Horses" and "A Difficult Boy" - historical novels set in 19th-century New England

Local history nonfiction publications: "Images of America: Chicopee"; "140 Years of Providential Caring" - history of the Sisters of Providence of Holyoke, Mass. (co-written with Tom Shea & Suzanne Strempek Shea)
Work Sample 2 Description
Copyediting: Fiction & nonfiction: Client: Suzanne Strempek Shea: "Make a Wish but Not for Money" (fiction); "This Is Paradise" (memoir); "Soap Opera Confidential" (personal essays on pop culture)
Work Sample 3 Description
Developmental editing: Achieving the Dream: A How-To Guide for Adult Women Seeking a College Degree Kindle; client: Carol A. Leary, President of Bay Path University
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