Judy L. Marchman is a freelance writer and editor who, during her 20-year career, has written on a diverse number of topics, from horses to lawyers to home building and design.
She currently writes for NewHomeSource, and, in a nod to her equestrian background, copyedits for Southern Racehorse magazine and The Horsemen’s Journal. Judy is also the proud owner of a newly built home and has gained plenty of story inspiration from her home ownership experiences.
She also has written on lifestyle, personality and business topics for Keeneland magazine and Kentucky Monthly, as well as sports features for The Blood-Horse magazine, a weekly thoroughbred racing publication and the Official Kentucky Derby Souvenir Magazine.
Judy spent eight years as a book editor with Eclipse Press, the former book publishing division of Blood-Horse Publications in Lexington, Ky., serving as the division’s managing editor from 2004 to 2007.
More recently, she worked as a communications project manager at the State Bar of Texas, where she coordinated public education and outreach programs, and as managing editor of the Texas Bar Journal.
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