Monday, October 17, 2011

Looking for a Freelance Editor?

Are you thinking of self-publishing? Looking for some constructive feedback on your latest work in progress? You need an editor! Nikki Bruno Clapper, an editor with more than 10 years of experience working for publishers such as Scholastic, Candlewick, Marshall Cavendish has launched a new website offering editorial services for writers.

Nikki just finished editing Cynthia Leitich Smith's upcoming novel, Diabolical (Candlewick, 2012) and comes highly recommended by Seattle writer, Trudi Trueit. "Nikki has edited several of my books," says Trudi. "She's an outstanding editor, and is so pleasant to work with. With Nikki, I always know my work is in capable hands." Nikki welcomes queries from authors in all stages of writing.

Here's a little more about Nikki:

Nikki Clapper is a writer-friendly editor. She is passionate about partnering with both fiction and nonfiction authors to make ideas sing. With 10 years of experience editing more than 300 titles for major publishers such as Candlewick Press, National Geographic Books, Scholastic, Prentice Hall, and Pearson Longman, she knows what it takes to convert an idea into a successful book.

With every manuscript, she acts as an advocate of both the reader and the author. A certified English teacher with a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University (anthropology) and a master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education (teaching and curriculum), Nikki's areas of expertise include literary nonfiction, YA and middle-grade fiction, biography, and general interest nonfiction. Her services include manuscript critiques, developmental editing, copyediting, and proofreading.

You can visit her website for more information. Thanks to Trudi Trueit for the recommendation!!

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