Clare Flockton

Clare Flockton - Editor

Ottawa, ON, Canada

I am an editor who loves to read anything I can get my hands on. I want to work with you to make your work flawless and publishable.

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Overview

I am a voracious reader with five years editing experience, making me the perfect editor for you. As well as my editing experience, I run my own tutoring business helping students from age 6 through to university age better grasp the nuances of the English language while focusing on creating flawless copy.

I understand that you want to make sure your novel is impeccable. I want to help you reach that goal.

I have a keen eye for detail. I have an exceptional grasp of grammatical conventions, and will be able to detect spelling errors, punctuation, as well make suggestions on how to correct any plot weakness.

I can suggest rewrites and even give suggestions that you are able to accept or decline; after all the work is yours and must belong to you.

I am presently seeking:
YA authors
Romance authors (contemporary)
Erotica authors

I have reasonable rates; we can work on an hourly wage or flat rate. My turn around time is extremely quick.

Please feel free to contact me to request a quote.


Thank you very much
Clare Flockton

Languages
English (CAN)
Fiction
Adventure
Children's - Middle Grade
Crime & Mystery
Fantasy
Humor & Comedy
Plays & Screenplays
Romance
Short Story
Women's Fiction
Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Self-help & Self-improvement

Certifications

  • Institute of Children's Literature
  • BA English Carleton University

Work experience

Copy Editor

CapCorp Financial
July, 2013 – Present (about 5 years)

I am a contract copy editor for the weekly CapCorp Comment, a newsletter that goes out to all the CapCorp clients.
Often I am responsible for writing the CapCorp Comment, as well as editing.

Private Tutor

Reading The Write Way
August, 2003 – Present (about 15 years)

I started my own tutoring business in 2003. I teach the fundamentals of reading and writing to children aged 6 to university aged. Many of my students are ESL (English as a second language) students. I enjoy helping them navigate through the English language, teaching them to become skilled English writers. We focus on the structure of exceptional writing, along with grammar and editing skills.

Publicity Writer

Kanata Theatre
May, 2002 – Present (over 16 years)

I was responsible for liaising with the community newspapers regarding publicity for the Kanata Theatre. I would write press releases for various plays and events occurring at the playhouse.

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