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Marcie Geffner is a multiple award-winning reporter, editor and writer whose work has been featured online and in print by the Washington PostLos Angeles TimesUrban LandBusiness Start-Ups, and many other newspapers, magazines and websites. Her corporate clients have included Anthem/Blue Cross, American Express, J.P. Morgan Chase, Union Bank, and Dun & Bradstreet. Marcie's articles have been cited in seven published nonfiction books and two U.S. Congressional hearings. The National Association of Real Estate Editors and Society of American Business Editors have both honored her work.

In addition to developmental and copy editing fiction and memoir, Marcie is a nonfiction book reviewer for Publishers Weekly and genre fiction reviewer for Kirkus Reviews and a member of the National Book Critics Circle.

Editors describe Marcie as “detail-driven,” “conscientious,” “smart,” “a wonderful writer,” “a delight to work with” and “incredibly versatile.” Fiction authors say her feedback helps them take their writing to the next level.

"Marcie has excellent instincts about the big picture of a written piece--what's missing, what needs to be added and what's not right about the work....Having her eyes on your piece could only be a positive thing," says one novelist. With a bachelor’s degree in English from UCLA and MBA from Pepperdine University in Malibu, Marcie has impressive academic credentials in both story-telling and business management. At UCLA, Marcie became a member of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society. A second-generation native of Los Angeles, Marcie currently lives, works and writes in Ventura, California, a beach town between Malibu and Santa Barbara.

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