Maxine Taylor

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Location
Portland, OR
School
University Of California
Expertise
Health, Psychology, Nutrition, Fitness
  • Maxine has more than 16 years of professional writing experience.
  • In addition to writing for Health Digest, she serves as a senior acquisitions editor for a nationally recognized reference publisher and has helped hundreds of authors bring their health and psychology books to life.
  • Her book, "There's a Cow in My Freezer: The Complete Guide to Buying, Storing, and Enjoying Pasture-Raised Meat in Bulk," was published in 2020 and is available in both print and digital formats wherever fine books are sold.

Experience

Maxine Taylor has been a professional writer and editor since 2005. In her role as an acquisitions editor for a nationally recognized reference publisher, she has shepherded hundreds of books, including large multivolume encyclopedic sets, through the development process. Her areas of expertise include health, wellness, and psychology, with a special focus on nutrition and physiology. She joined the Health Digest team in 2020. That same year, Maxine also published her first book, "There's a Cow in My Freezer: The Complete Guide to Buying, Storing, and Enjoying Pasture-Raised Meat in Bulk," which walks readers through the process of buying meat by the whole animal direct from local farmers.

Education

Maxine holds a degree in Literature and minors in History and Professional Writing from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she graduated magna cum laude. She is also a certified technical writer and instructional designer.
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