Meet Your Editor

Christie Stratos:

Editor and author Christie StratosAs the owner of Proof Positive, Christie is constantly keeping up with and analyzing publishing industry trends and bestselling books. She has a tenacious appetite for reading all genres from all time periods—in her opinion, you can never read too much. With two novels published in her Dark Victoriana Collection, Christie loves writing various genres of fiction—she has some free pieces on Wattpad. Her passion is editing other authors’ manuscripts to help make them the best they can be.

Christie works with City Owl Press as an associate editor, acquiring manuscripts with unique ideas and strong character development. See her wishlist and how to query her here.

Aside from editing and fiction writing, Christie hosts the podcast Creative Edge Writer’s Showcase on Authors on the Air, interviewing award-winning and bestselling authors like Tosca Lee, Robert Sawyer, and Peter James; niche authors like civility expert Lew Bayer; and even reviewers like Ellen Michelle.

Christie has an archive of fun and informative YouTube videos and livestreams on her author channel as well as on The Writer’s Edge livestream panel discussion show. Between these two channels, there are over 200 videos to enjoy.

Edits: all genres – fiction and nonfiction
Specializes in: chick lit, contemporary, diverse, some erotica subgenres, fantasy, historical fiction, humor, literary, memoirs, NA, psychological thrillers, romance, suspense, YA

Anita Stratos:

Anita has been a freelance writer for twenty years and has published over 1,000 articles and columns in international, national, regional and local publications, both online and in print. She has also written, edited, and proofread blogs, numerous nonfiction and fiction books in many genres, newsletters, and other web content for a diverse clientele. Anita has several of her own books in the works. In her “spare time” (ha!), she enjoys avocational archaeology, researching history, and playing with her Havachon pup.

Edits: all genres – fiction and nonfiction
Specializes in: all nonfiction, chick lit, fantasy, historical fiction, mystery, psychological thrillers, reverse harem, romance, suspense, YA


*All of Proof Positive’s editors are thoroughly tested and trained, and must meet high standards, including editing tests put together and analyzed by Proof Positive’s owner, Christie Stratos.*