Sarah Gibson

Copywriter, Editor, Ghostwriter

Dynamic, Narrative-Driven Copy About Writing, Spirituality, and Creative Entrepreneurship

My five years of experience working as a copy editor for a variety of universities, environmental agencies, literary magazines, and businesses have honed my professionalism, versatility, and knack for working under deadline. Three of those years were also spent as a writing coach to college students, who knew to request me by name when they needed help writing that glowing cover letter or surefire grad school admissions essay. While my diverse editorial background makes me capable of editing a wide assortment of copy, book manuscripts and application materials are still my favorites.

In addition to my editorial work, I am a freelance book reviewer, romance novel ghostwriter, and blogger. I love writing chatty, informational blog posts, and I've been told a have a knack for mimicking brand voice to a tee. My areas of copywriting expertise encompass the worlds of writing and publishing (my current position as an acquisition editor at a publisher gives me exclusive access to news and trends), side hustles and career development, and pop culture. I'm also excited about any opportunity to write or edit copy about faith, since it's a topic I've explored in my own life as a minister in interfaith spaces, Millennial spirituality blogger, and postgraduate scholar of world religions.

I'm looking forward to bringing your aspirations for your editorial order, blog post, or ebook to fruition!
Content Types
Ebook, Website Copy, Blog Post
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University of North Carolina at Asheville, Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and Mass Communication
Princeton Theological Seminary, Master of Arts in Theological Studies
Hartford, CT, USA|English

Resume Writing

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Sarah Gibson Editorial Resume.pdf

A sample of my skills as a resume writer, using my own editorial resume as an example.

November, 6 2018


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Contemporary Romance Sample.pdf

This is a sample of my work as a romance novel ghostwriter, particularly within the contemporary genre.

November, 6 2018

Writing on Writing and the Publishing Industry

Blog Post
Ten Things They Don’t Teach You in Your Undergrad Writing Workshop

A listicle-style blog post I wrote on the lessons career writers often aren't taught by their professors.

September, 29 2018
Blog Post
Brontë Lovers Rejoice!

A conversational news article written regarding the acquisition of two previously unpublished Charlotte Bronte manuscripts by the Bronte Estate.

March, 24 2018
Blog Post
Editorial Review – Destiny of the Wulf

One of the many book reviews I have written as a freelancer for the Book Review Directory.

October, 20 2018
Blog Post
Seven Ways to Break Into the Publishing Industry

A career advice post oriented towards young graduates looking to break into the publishing industry.

December, 7 2017

Writing on Faith and Spirituality

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Follow Up Letter, Academy for Christian Thought Tour.pdf

During my time as an intern with the Academy for Christian Thought, I was responsible for writing follow-up letters to send out after our Biblical History tours of the Met. These letters required that I assuage theological anxieties and represent our company's positions clearly while also encouraging further engagements with ACT merchandise and events.

July, 21 2018
Blog Post
Lady Death and the Resilience of Faith

This post regarding cultural religious practices and Santa Muerte was featured on the Millennial Gospel blog.

March, 18 2018
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