Janet Majure

785-727-0934 • jmajure – at –


Experienced, versatile editor and writer specializing in food, health and computer software documentation. Good management skills, computer skills and ability to meet deadlines.

Editing (selected credits)

  • Copy editor, B Magazine (B the Change Media, 2016)
  • Copy editor, Pretty Good Number One by Matthew Amster-Burton (Mamster Books, 2013)
  • Editor, The Daughter Also Rises by Anne Francis (B&A Books, 2012)
  • Editor, Beautiful and Abundant by Bryan Welch (B&A Books, 2010)
  • Copy editor, Microsoft white papers, as subcontractor for Studio B and for Xtreme Consulting Group, 2003-2010
  • Editor, Exploring the Kaw Valley by Lynn Byczynski (Breadbasket, 2002)
  • Copy editor, Healthy Kansas Women (Kansas Department of Health & Environment, 2000)
  • Copy editor, Treating Mental Disorders: A Guide to What Works (Oxford, 1999)
  • Copy editor (universal desk), The Kansas City Times, The Arizona Republic, The Denver Post and The Arizona Daily Star
  • Bureau chief, assistant city editor, The Kansas City Star
  • Copy editor, Exploring Research (Prentice Hall, 1996)
  • Editor, nonprofit newsletters and magazines, including the Association of Women Surgeons, the Lawrence Arts Center, the University of Kansas School of Architecture, Silicon Prairie Technology Association

Writing (selected credits)

  • Author, Teach Yourself VISUALLY WordPress Complete (Wiley, 2013)
  • Author, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Pinterest (Wiley, fall 2012)
  • Author, Teach Yourself VISUALLY WordPress, 2nd edition (Wiley, 2012)
  • Author, Teach Yourself VISUALLY WordPress (Wiley, 2010)
  • Author, Without Ceremony (a novel, 2010)
  • Blogger (currently inactive),, (group blog)
  • Author, Not by Bread Alone (Kansas Inaugural, 2007)
  • Author, Breast Cancer (Enslow, 2000); starred review in School Library Journal
  • Author, AIDS (Enslow, 1998)
  • Author, Recipes Worth Sharing (Breadbasket, 1997)
  • Writer of scores of articles, especially on food, travel and health, in The Kansas City Star, American Way, Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Des Moines Register, The Denver Post, Dallas Morning News, Arthritis Today, Kansas!
  • Reporter, The Kansas City Star
  • Writer, short story, “The Veil,” 13th Moon
  • Writer, master’s thesis, Incidence: A Collection of Short Stories and Essays

Other experience

  • Consulting: Assist clients with book proposals, research projects, grant-seeking, web site content and organization.
  • Publications management: Develop books from concept through publication, including budgeting, design development, permissions, editing, printing and publicity planning.
  • Newspaper management and supervision: Plan, develop and operate a weekly newspaper; oversee three suburban news bureaus and Missouri statehouse bureau for daily newspaper.
  • Online teaching: Copy editing, University of California-San Diego.
  • Classroom teaching: Editing and freshman English, University of Kansas.


  • Bachelor of Science, journalism; Master of Business Administration, finance emphasis; Master of Arts, English, all from the University of Kansas.
  • Proficient in numerous popular computer applications for Windows and Macintosh, including Microsoft Office applications, and web-based content management software WordPress.
  • Web sites:, (this site)

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