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Caroline McArthur

Caroline McArthur - Editor

London, United Kingdom

Non-fiction editor with 10 years' experience in leading UK publishing houses, working with authors to make their books the best they can be.

Overview

I am an editor with over 10 years’ experience in book publishing, specialising in illustrated non-fiction, and with broad experience in narrative non-fiction. Dedicated to every element of the publishing process, from initial project development with the author and creative teams, to ensuring a first-class product goes to print.

Services
Languages
English (UK)
Non-Fiction
Arts & Architecture & Photography Biographies & Memoirs Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Education & Reference Entertainment Health & wellbeing History Home & Garden Music Parenting & Families Publishing Travel

Work experience

Freelance Editor, Proofreader, Project manager and Copywriter

Caroline McArthur

March, 2015 – Present (almost 2 years)

Projects include copy-editing and proofreading for Vintage Publishing, Hodder and Stoughton, Kyle Books, Quadrille Publishing and Virgin Books; editing a new blog about UX design; copywriting, editing and proofreading a series of travel brochures for Experience Travel Group.

Senior editor

Vintage Publishing, Penguin Random House

March, 2012 – February, 2015 (almost 3 years)

Commissioning and overseeing non-fiction titles from cookery to gift for Square Peg and Yellow Jersey. Desk-editing and project management of narrative non-fiction for Jonathan Cape.

Editor

BBC Books, Ebury Publishing, Random House

March, 2008 – February, 2012 (almost 4 years)

Project-management of high-profile non-fiction illustrated and non-illustrated TV and radio tie-ins and BBC branded books across lifestyle, history, humour and travel.

Assistant editor

Duckworth Publishers

October, 2005 – February, 2008 (over 2 years)

Managed titles across genres including current affairs, sport, travel, gift and fiction.

Portfolio (16 selected works)

Clean and Lean for Life: The Cookbook: 150 Delicious Recipes for a Happy, Healthy Body (Clean & Lean)

James Duigan

If you want to eat well, you need to learn to cook well - but it needn't be as hard or as complicated as you think. In Clean & Lean for Life: The Cookbook, James Duigan helps you every step of the way with mouthwatering recipes and cookery tips that will have you whizzing up nutritious meals in minutes, whatever your budget or lifestyle. For years, James has advocated cutting out sugar, avoidi... read more

If you want to eat well, you need to learn to cook well - but it needn't be as hard or as complicated as you think. In Clean & Lean for Life: The Cookbook, James Duigan helps you every step of the way with mouthwatering recipes and cookery tips that will have you whizzing up nutritious meals in minutes, whatever your budget or lifestyle. For years, James has advocated cutting out sugar, avoidi... read more

Seriously Good Gluten-Free Cooking: In Association with Coeliac UK

Phil Vickery believes that he can revolutionise the notoriously restrictive gluten-free diet. Using his Michelin-starred cooking talents and his nurturing of simple, honest ingredients, Phil has created over 150 recipes that coeliacs have until now only dreamed of. Food to enjoy, food that is nutritious, food that will make you feel good. There are recipes for breakfasts, healthy snacks, light... read more

Phil Vickery believes that he can revolutionise the notoriously restrictive gluten-free diet. Using his Michelin-starred cooking talents and his nurturing of simple, honest ingredients, Phil has created over 150 recipes that coeliacs have until now only dreamed of. Food to enjoy, food that is nutritious, food that will make you feel good. There are recipes for breakfasts, healthy snacks, light... read more

Why Fonts Matter

Sarah Hyndman

Discover the incredible power of fonts to influence your decisions, alter your perceptions, stir your emotions and change how you understand the world. We all constantly interact with type in almost every aspect of our lives. But how do fonts affect what we read and influence the choices we make?This book opens up the science and the art behind how fonts influence you. It explains why certain ... read more

Discover the incredible power of fonts to influence your decisions, alter your perceptions, stir your emotions and change how you understand the world. We all constantly interact with type in almost every aspect of our lives. But how do fonts affect what we read and influence the choices we make?This book opens up the science and the art behind how fonts influence you. It explains why certain ... read more

Superfoods Superfast: 100 Energizing Recipes to Make in 20 Minutes or Less

Julie Montagu

This new follow-up to the bestselling Superfoods is for anyone who wants to fuel their body with superfoods, fast! It's packed with 100 amazingly nutritious recipes you can make in 20 minutes or less, and includes menu plans for busy people. Chapters include Super Sunrise, Super Snacks, Super Salads, Super Soups, Super Square Meals, Super Suppers, and Super Sweets.

This new follow-up to the bestselling Superfoods is for anyone who wants to fuel their body with superfoods, fast! It's packed with 100 amazingly nutritious recipes you can make in 20 minutes or less, and includes menu plans for busy people. Chapters include Super Sunrise, Super Snacks, Super Salads, Super Soups, Super Square Meals, Super Suppers, and Super Sweets.

Deep South: New Southern Cooking

Brad McDonald

From its roots in Cajun and Creole to the barbecue and smoking techniques of rural communities, Deep South showcases southern cooking as a cuisine that deserves to be heralded alongside that of Italy, France and Japan.Chef Brad McDonald runs the Lockhart and Shotgun restaurants in London and is the foremost authority on the food of his homeland, Mississippi. Brad's food is modern, seasonal Ame... read more

From its roots in Cajun and Creole to the barbecue and smoking techniques of rural communities, Deep South showcases southern cooking as a cuisine that deserves to be heralded alongside that of Italy, France and Japan.Chef Brad McDonald runs the Lockhart and Shotgun restaurants in London and is the foremost authority on the food of his homeland, Mississippi. Brad's food is modern, seasonal Ame... read more

Bake it Better: Classic Cakes (The Great British Bake Off)

The Great British Bake Off

Bake it Better: Classic Cakes includes everything you need to know about baking delicious and beautiful cakes. Whether you are new to baking and looking for simple, easy recipes or a more confident baker seeking to refine your skills, with The Great British Bake Off you can be sure you're getting scrumptious and tried-and-tested recipes. The recipes themselves include classics and modern bakes... read more

Bake it Better: Classic Cakes includes everything you need to know about baking delicious and beautiful cakes. Whether you are new to baking and looking for simple, easy recipes or a more confident baker seeking to refine your skills, with The Great British Bake Off you can be sure you're getting scrumptious and tried-and-tested recipes. The recipes themselves include classics and modern bakes... read more

Bake Off: Creme De La Creme

Martin Chiffers, Emma Marsden

Make your cooking the creme de la creme - learn the tips and tricks of Britain's greatest pastry chefs with the book of the spectacular BBC series, from the team behind Great British Bake Off. With patisserie skills broken down to their simplest elements, you will soon be familiar with the ingredients, equipment and chemistry behind the showstopping creations you see on-screen and in the best ... read more

Make your cooking the creme de la creme - learn the tips and tricks of Britain's greatest pastry chefs with the book of the spectacular BBC series, from the team behind Great British Bake Off. With patisserie skills broken down to their simplest elements, you will soon be familiar with the ingredients, equipment and chemistry behind the showstopping creations you see on-screen and in the best ... read more

Ms. Cupcake: The Naughtiest Vegan Cakes in Town!

Mellissa Morgan

Decadent dairy-free, vegan baking that tastes just like the real thing Ms. Cupcake believes that, regardless of what we can or can't eat, we all deserve a delicious treat every now and then. Here are some of her most indulgent recipes, all using readily available ingredients, and what's more, most of them can be made gluten-free with simple substitutions. Whether they are vegetarian, vegan, or... read more

Decadent dairy-free, vegan baking that tastes just like the real thing Ms. Cupcake believes that, regardless of what we can or can't eat, we all deserve a delicious treat every now and then. Here are some of her most indulgent recipes, all using readily available ingredients, and what's more, most of them can be made gluten-free with simple substitutions. Whether they are vegetarian, vegan, or... read more

Great British Bakes: Forgotten Treasures for Modern Bakers

Mary-Anne Boermans

Simple recipes for cakes, biscuits, pies, puddings, and desserts that celebrate Britain's glorious baking heritage, from Great British Bake Off favorite, Mary-Anne Boermans Food writer and baker extraordinaire Mary-Anne Boermans has delved into the UK’s fine baking history to rediscover the long-forgotten recipes of our past. These are recipes that fill a cook with confidence, honed and perfec... read more

Simple recipes for cakes, biscuits, pies, puddings, and desserts that celebrate Britain's glorious baking heritage, from Great British Bake Off favorite, Mary-Anne Boermans Food writer and baker extraordinaire Mary-Anne Boermans has delved into the UK’s fine baking history to rediscover the long-forgotten recipes of our past. These are recipes that fill a cook with confidence, honed and perfec... read more

The Edible Garden: How to Have Your Garden and Eat It

Alys Fowler

Thrifty and resourceful ways to take the good life and refashion it to fit into city life, by throwing out the old rules of gardening and combining the beautiful with the edible Abandoning the limitations of traditional gardening methods, Alys Foster describes how she has created a beautifully productive garden where tomatoes sit happily next to roses, carrots are woven between the lavenders, ... read more

Thrifty and resourceful ways to take the good life and refashion it to fit into city life, by throwing out the old rules of gardening and combining the beautiful with the edible Abandoning the limitations of traditional gardening methods, Alys Foster describes how she has created a beautifully productive garden where tomatoes sit happily next to roses, carrots are woven between the lavenders, ... read more

When I was a Nipper: The Way We Were in Disappearing Britain

Alan Titchmarsh

In When I Was a Nipper Alan Titchmarsh goes on a personal and nostalgic journey through post-War Britain in search of treasured values and traditions that were once the soul of society. With characteristic wit, warmth and humour he draws on the experience of his own childhood, and also takes a broader perspective, creating a wonderfully detailed and evocative portrait of a way of life that is ... read more

In When I Was a Nipper Alan Titchmarsh goes on a personal and nostalgic journey through post-War Britain in search of treasured values and traditions that were once the soul of society. With characteristic wit, warmth and humour he draws on the experience of his own childhood, and also takes a broader perspective, creating a wonderfully detailed and evocative portrait of a way of life that is ... read more

Top Gear: The Alternative Highway Code

MINISTRY OF TOP GEAR

As everyone knows, there are three ways of doing things. The right way, the wrong way and the Top Gear way. Although, on reflection, that's usually just the wrong way, but faster and with more shouting. Anyway, the good news is that this third way of doing things can be applied to almost anything, and that includes motoring in general. All you need is the right guidance, which is where the bra... read more

As everyone knows, there are three ways of doing things. The right way, the wrong way and the Top Gear way. Although, on reflection, that's usually just the wrong way, but faster and with more shouting. Anyway, the good news is that this third way of doing things can be applied to almost anything, and that includes motoring in general. All you need is the right guidance, which is where the bra... read more

Russia: A 1,000-Year Chronicle of the Wild East

Martin Sixsmith

Russia is a country of contradictions, a nation of cultural refinement and artistic originality and yet also a country that rules by 'the iron fist'. In this riveting history, Martin Sixsmith shows how Russia's complex identity has been formed over a thousand years, and how it can help us understand its often baffling behaviour at home and abroad. Combining in-depth research and interviews wit... read more

Russia is a country of contradictions, a nation of cultural refinement and artistic originality and yet also a country that rules by 'the iron fist'. In this riveting history, Martin Sixsmith shows how Russia's complex identity has been formed over a thousand years, and how it can help us understand its often baffling behaviour at home and abroad. Combining in-depth research and interviews wit... read more

Spice Trip: The Simple Way to Make Food Exciting

Emma Grazette, Stevie Parle

Stevie Parle and Emma Grazette are on a mission to spice up kitchens and revolutionize the way people cook with the treasures hidden away in their cupboards. This book, accompanying the award-winning Channel 4 series, will show just how to bring the magic of spice into your home. Emma and Stevie have been on a journey to all corners of the world to discover the secrets of six essential everyda... read more

Stevie Parle and Emma Grazette are on a mission to spice up kitchens and revolutionize the way people cook with the treasures hidden away in their cupboards. This book, accompanying the award-winning Channel 4 series, will show just how to bring the magic of spice into your home. Emma and Stevie have been on a journey to all corners of the world to discover the secrets of six essential everyda... read more

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