I'm John Cannon. When you choose jcannonbooks to edit your manuscript, it means you get me. No middlemen, no exasperating corporate layers. Just direct contact with a professional.
The bulk of my career has been spent as an editor at The San Diego Union-Tribune, where I evaluated and improved thousands of stories, ranging from massive investigations to short features that sneak up and make you smile. I have guided coverage of crime, science, the military, immigration, the border, medicine, education, and the environment.
I have earned numerous writing and editing awards, which is common for anyone who has been in this business for a while.
I was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, which is uncommon. To borrow a timeless line from fellow Chicago native Bill Murray (as Carl Spackler), I got that going for me, which is nice.