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Mark Schrope has been a freelance writer and editor since the turn of the century, which is to say his neighbors wonder what he’s doing over there all day. Based in Florida, his work has taken him on a flight into the eye of a hurricane; to the seafloor by submersible; and around the world -- from a remote Colombian island, to the coral reefs of Indonesia, to the deserts of Egypt. Though many articles focus on the ocean, he covers a broad range of topics under the general headings of science, technology, and travel for publications such as Nature, The Washington Post, and Sport Diver.

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    […] Stephen: Lord, yes. I’ve been lucky to work with many other good editors, and I’m doing my best to emulate their styles, generosity, and approach to making suggestions. I’m striving to be a “writer’s editor.” I’ve edited a number of multimedia pieces — slideshows and videos — and it’s fun to get a peek into other writers’ lives. When I worked with Mark Schrope on his Writing Labs piece, I kept thinking, “Why don’t I have a hammock in my office?” […]

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