Annetta Ribken

Editor in St. Louis, Missouri

Annetta Ribken

Editor in St. Louis, Missouri

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Annetta has been writing since a tender young age, when letters were chiseled on stone tablets. A precocious student, Annetta earned her Ph.D in the School of Hard Knocks, with honors, in the early Age of Disco. She lives and works just outside of St. Louis with her evil feline overlord, a rescued shelter cat named Athena.

Working as a professional editor with award-winning indie authors, she has edited over one hundred and fifty successful indie novels with no end in sight. She's also ranked number two on Preditor's and Editor's 2013 Best Editor list. Check her website under "Editing Work" to see what she's been up to.

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In addition to editing her fingers to the bone, Annetta also moonlights as a writer. She's released Athena's Promise, the first in the Aegean Trilogy; The Trailer Park Tiara and the Goat Incident-A Sally Mae Riddley Adventure, and a collection of flash fiction titled Not Nice and Other Understatements.She released a follow-up to Not Nice in 2015 titled Still Not Nice or the Strange Planet Inside My Head.She is currently working on more adventures of Sally Mae Riddley. Follow her writing exploits on annettaribken.com.

In 2013 she roped together twenty-two talented writers to release an anthology based on the twenty-two cards of the Major Arcana of the Tarot. Allegories of the Tarot went on to win a top ten spot on Preditor's and Editors Best Anthologies of 2013.

All publications are available on Amazon and other fine online book retailers.

She is addicted to fiction, Dunkin Donuts coffee, Greek mythology, and Facebook.

  • Work
    • Freelance editor and writer
  • Education
    • The School of Hard Knocks