Cara Jordan, Manuscript Editing and Publishing with Flatpage

Professional Member
Location Washington, DC, USA and Berlin, Germany
Website Flatpage
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Instagram @caramjordan
Instagram @flatpage_ep


Flatpage is an editorial agency and publishing house that helps authors connect with audiences through accessible writing. We work with academics, nonfiction authors, artists, nonprofits, and businesses.

We have worked with hundreds of clients on numerous projects since 2015. Our team of 25+ freelance editors, led by Chief Editor Cara Jordan, have extensive knowledge of both the editing and publishing industries.

Our team of highly experienced editors come with a range of subject-area specializations and diverse editing and coaching expertise. We are uniquely suited to help you bring your manuscript to the next level!

Our Services

Manuscript editing:

  • Developmental editing (content and organization)
  • Line editing (writing style)
  • Copyediting (mechanics and applying a style guide)
  • Proofreading (reviewing proofs)

Academic editing:

  • Graduate student rates
  • Book proposal evaluations
  • Job application materials (cover letters, statements)
  • Job coaching
  • Grant/fellowship proposal editing

Nonfiction editing:

  • Book proposal evaluations
  • Ghostwriting
  • Project consulting

Artist editing:

  • Artist's statements
  • Job and grant/fellowship application materials (cover letters, proposals)
  • Ghostwriting
  • Portfolio reviews

Nonprofit editing:

  • Ghostwriting
  • Short-form writing (e.g., communications, socials, blog posts)
  • Project consulting

Business editing:

  • Flatpage offers vendor services for copyediting and proofreading for businesses.

    We can edit and proof content like social media captions, blog posts, digital marketing, website content, and internal and external communications.




January 2023–Present, Instructor, University of California, San Diego, Extended Studies Copyediting Certificate program

June 2015–Present, Freelance Editor, Washington, DC, and Berlin, Germany



March 2021–November 2022, Copy Editor, Open Arts, PRO Unlimited @ Meta

March 2019–February 2021, Managing Editor, Public Art Dialogue (academic journal)

* Please see the Team section on to see our other editors' experience.