Bruce Nicholson

Bruce Nicholson - Editor Tick

Oxford, UK

With experience from Pearson, OUP and Macmillan, I offer editorial publishing services to educational publishers and authors.

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Overview

I specialise in the complete project management of titles from commissioning to content development, through to final sign off. This includes:

• Commissioning and briefing authors
• Content development of manuscripts
• Editorial project management, including recruiting, briefing and managing editors
• Project management, managing projects from commissioning to sign-off
• Copy editing, proof reading, artwork commissioning, photo research, audio recording management and digital content development.

I have worked with some of the best educational publishers in the world, from Oxford and Cambridge university presses, to Cengage, Macmillan and pearson, to name a few. I look forward to working with you on your next title.

Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Education & Reference
ELT

Work experience

Commissioning Editor

Macmillan, Oxford
September, 2011 – August, 2012 (11 months)

Temporary, part-time commissioning editor role for the Middle East, Macmillan Education, covering maternity leave. The role included commissioning and managing authors for ELT courses in the Middle East, African and Asian market, including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, India and Pakistan.

Freelance publisher/commissiong editor

Self-employed
January, 2007 – Present (almost 12 years)

2007-2018: freelance editorial services: I specialise in the complete project management of titles from commissioning to
content development, through to final sign off for educational publishers.

Products include those for ELT/ESL, international, UK primary and secondary, and digital products.

Markets include UK primary and secondary, ELT and international markets such as United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Egypt, Gambia, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Poland, Latin America, Trinidad and Tobago, East Caribbean.

Clients include:
Cambridge University Press
Cengage
Harper Collins
Hodder Education
LearnAfrica
Letts and Lonsdale
Macmillan Education
Nelson Thornes
Oxford University Press
Pearson Education
Qualifications and Curriculum Authority
Rising Stars Ltd

Director

Oxford University Press
January, 2006 – January, 2007 (about 1 year)

Director, Contract Publishing Unit, Oxford University Press

Senior Editor

International Education Unit
January, 2004 – January, 2006 (about 2 years)

Senior Editor, International Education Unit, Oxford University Press

Portfolio (16 selected works)

Much Ado About Nothing (Cambridge School Shakespeare)

Rex Gibson, William Shakespeare

Like Love's Labour's Lost, Much Ado about Nothing shows Shakespeare moving into a more complex and darker terrain through his exploration of an apparently harmless comical romance. The play revolves around the adventures of the two gallants Claudio and Benedick at the court of Sicily. Claudio falls in love with the governor's daughter Hero, and is eager for his more misanthropic friend Benedic... read more

Like Love's Labour's Lost, Much Ado about Nothing shows Shakespeare moving into a more complex and darker terrain through his exploration of an apparently harmless comical romance. The play revolves around the adventures of the two gallants Claudio and Benedick at the court of Sicily. Claudio falls in love with the governor's daughter Hero, and is eager for his more misanthropic friend Benedic... read more

Macmillan Next Move: Level 1 (Next Move British English)

Amanda Cant, Mary Charrington

Caution! No English version! Polish release.

Caution! No English version! Polish release.

Geography for the IB Diploma Patterns and Change

Paul Guinness

¡¡LIBRO NUEVO!! NEW BOOK!! Envio desde España entre 24 y 48 horas. ENTREGA MUY RÁPIDA....(4-6 Días Laborales)

¡¡LIBRO NUEVO!! NEW BOOK!! Envio desde España entre 24 y 48 horas. ENTREGA MUY RÁPIDA....(4-6 Días Laborales)

Geography for the IB Diploma Global Interactions

Paul Guinness

Geography for the IB Diploma Global Interactions

Geography for the IB Diploma Global Interactions

Achieve 100 Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling Practice Questions (Achieve KS2 SATs Revision)

Marie Lallaway

Achieve 100 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Questions written in the style of the new national tests help year 6 children gain familiarity with what will be expected of them.

Achieve 100 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Questions written in the style of the new national tests help year 6 children gain familiarity with what will be expected of them.

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