Dan Higgins

Dan Higgins - Editor

Buffalo, NY

Editor, writer-in-the-trenches, and university writing teacher.

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Overview

I'm a writing teacher, a freelance editor, a book podcaster (danreadsbooks.com), and a writer of my own fiction, too. My philosophy is to help writers understand what it is they've been trying to say all along. I move through clients' manuscripts like I'm hiking through a delicate ecosystem -- I do my best to leave no trace. Tell me what you're working on, and I'll tell you how I can help you. Oh, yeah -- I can talk about writing all day long. I love the work, and I want to work with people who share my enthusiasm.

Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Sex & Relationships
True Crime
Fiction
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Literature
Science Fiction

Certifications

  • MFA

Work experience

Adjunct Faculty, Writing

The University at Buffalo
June, 2011 – Present (about 7 years)

Columnist

The Albany Times Union
June, 2004 – June, 2009 (about 5 years)

Portfolio (1 selected work)

The Sex Diaries Project: What We're Saying about What We're Doing

Arianne Cohen

In the tradition of The Vagina Monologues and PostSecret, this provocative collection takes a peek behind bedroom doors?satisfying our insatiable desires to look into the private lives of ordinary peopleArianne Cohen spent four years collecting 1,500 Sex Diaries and in this book she takes us on a tantalizing tour of American bedrooms through the all-new, provocative, often moving, sometimes sh... read more

In the tradition of The Vagina Monologues and PostSecret, this provocative collection takes a peek behind bedroom doors?satisfying our insatiable desires to look into the private lives of ordinary peopleArianne Cohen spent four years collecting 1,500 Sex Diaries and in this book she takes us on a tantalizing tour of American bedrooms through the all-new, provocative, often moving, sometimes sh... read more

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