As one of two editors on the team, I take books from proposal to publication working closely with designers to ensure high quality products are delivered on schedule. I am responsible for looking for new and innovative formats and subjects to ensure the list is competitive and evolving. As a further part of my role, I have written content for many of our products, such as The Great British Pub Quiz, 30 Days of Health, and content for various entries in our range of SplatGOAT game products including the entire structure and content for our upcoming escape room game Escape the Murder Mansion.
o Editorial checks and sign offs, from proofreading manuscript to final proof approval.
o Commissioning content and design work, issuing contracts and briefs.
o Pitching books appropriate for the current market and target customer groups.
o Maintaining and running reports using Biblio to track schedules and costs.
o Market research for competitive products, new subjects, and innovative packaging.
o Writing cover copy, sales material and book content.
o The team won ‘Cover of the Quarter’ for our range of SplatGOAT game products.
o Series 30 Days of Health was distributed for free to staff across all Bonnier offices.
o The Great British Pub Quiz sold approx. 6000 units in Asda during December 2019.
I provide editorial services at all levels, including structural editing, copy editing and proofreading across novels, short fiction and non-fiction. To date I have worked with Piatkus and The Journal for International Arthurian Studies. One of my independent authors reached the final round for Pitch Wars shortlisting in both 2018 and 2019.
I worked within the Editorial team, but also provided support to the Marketing and Publicity teams as needed. My responsibilities included checking proofs, providing reader reports on submissions, preparing copy for sales presentations and catalogues, and copyright research. I also supported a number of events, including London Film and Comic Con and Gollanczfest.
I worked with the Editorial and Sales, Marketing and Publicity teams during this period. I provided reader reports on submissions, checked proofs, collated reviews, and created sales presentations and marketing materials for social media campaigns.
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I've been in the book business since 1979, and I have a deep passion for a wide range of fiction and for working with writers.
Current literary agent and former editor of NYT bestselling genre fiction, both YA and adult, with a decade of experience at Macmillan.