David Clark

David Clark - Editor

Toulouse, France

Faster than a speeding typo! Far more capable than a grammar checker! Able to leap tall projects in a single bound!

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Overview

I'm a writer, editor, and translator (French-English) who works with professionals in the arts, the sciences, informatics, and management and leadership to create compelling content for websites, books, research publications, and other sorts of communications.

Languages
English (CAN)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Business & Management
Computers & Internet
Engineering & Materials Science
Life Sciences
Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry
Music
Physics & Chemistry
Fiction
Fantasy
Poetry
Science Fiction

Certifications

  • B. A. in English Literature (Reed College, 2001)
  • M. F. A. in Creative Writing (Sarah Lawrence College, 2007)

Work experience

Editor, Co-Founder

TL;DR Press
September, 2017 – Present (12 months)

TL;DR Press is a small press that produces regular publications for emerging writers of all backgrounds. As co-founder and co-editor, I have contributed to the creation and development of the press from a simple cross-genre anthology (TL;DR: A Redditwriters Mixtape, Volume 1) to the beginnings of a series of more specialized quarterlies. I also review submissions and work with authors to polish their work to its utmost before publication.

Communications in English Teacher

Toulouse Business School
October, 2015 – Present (almost 3 years)

I teach communication skills in English to undergraduate students, focusing on areas that will be essential throughout their future careers. Content is team-created, and covers such topics as debating, corporate social responsibility, job hunting & interviewing, cross-cultural communications, and giving presentations.

Writer/Editor/Translator

Self-employed
December, 2011 – Present (over 6 years)

I edit, translate, and write copy for businesses, organizations, and individuals worldwide. I can easily adapt to new fields and areas of concentration, but I specialize in literature, medicine and the sciences, management and leadership, and web content. I provide developmental and copyediting services, French-to-English translation, and web content and copywriting, focusing on clarity, accuracy, and effectiveness of style.

Copyeditor, Editor

Self-employed
August, 2002 – August, 2005 (about 3 years)

I provided copyediting and editing services for businesses worldwide, on projects as diverse as website content, books, merchandise catalogs, and white papers.

Portfolio (5 selected works)

TL;DR: A Redditwriters Mixtape Vol. 1

Joe Butler

TL;DR, A fantastic collection of 31 genre-spanning, original short stories from 26 hugely talented new authors. All of the proceeds from this collection are going to Doctors Without Borders.

TL;DR, A fantastic collection of 31 genre-spanning, original short stories from 26 hugely talented new authors. All of the proceeds from this collection are going to Doctors Without Borders.

The Stay-At-Home Dad Handbook

Peter Baylies, Jessica Toonkel

Written by a stay-at-home dad for other stay-at-home dads, this handbook addresses the particular parenting issues men face when they become the primary caregivers. This "man-friendly" resource offers practical solutions to such challenges as living well on one income, understanding the wife's breadwinner status, cleaning the house without feeling overwhelmed, and networking in a female-orient... read more

Written by a stay-at-home dad for other stay-at-home dads, this handbook addresses the particular parenting issues men face when they become the primary caregivers. This "man-friendly" resource offers practical solutions to such challenges as living well on one income, understanding the wife's breadwinner status, cleaning the house without feeling overwhelmed, and networking in a female-orient... read more

A Kid's Guide to Creating Web Pages for Home and School

Benjamin Selfridge, Peter Selfridge

Most students are familiar with the World Wide Web, but few are familiar with the primary underlying technology that makes it possible: HTML. A Kid’s Guide to Creating Web Pages for Home and School is designed for those who have grown up with computers but who have never had the chance to create their own web sites. Written by a kid for kids, this book leads students step-by-step through the b... read more

Most students are familiar with the World Wide Web, but few are familiar with the primary underlying technology that makes it possible: HTML. A Kid’s Guide to Creating Web Pages for Home and School is designed for those who have grown up with computers but who have never had the chance to create their own web sites. Written by a kid for kids, this book leads students step-by-step through the b... read more

Grotesque: Volume 2 Issue 1 (Grotesque Quarterly Magazine)

Grotesque Quarterly, Robert Repino, Felicia Green, Kevin Buchholz, J.W. Boswell, Ita Ekhaletruo, Thomas Vaughn, Callum Colback, Brendan Kearney, Daniel Davis

Volume 2 issue 1 of Grotesque Quarterly MagazineIN THIS ISSUE:Fiction: "Post-truth" by Robert RepinoFiction: "Bloodshed" by Felicia Green Fiction: "Growth" by Kevin BuchholzFiction: "The Feast" by J.W. Boswell Fiction: "Adze" by Ita Ekhaletruo Fiction: "Crapper John" by Thomas Vaughn Fiction: "Mr Modena" by Callum ColbackFiction: "Accord" by Brendan KearneyFiction: "Mr. Star" by Daniel DavisFi... read more

Volume 2 issue 1 of Grotesque Quarterly MagazineIN THIS ISSUE:Fiction: "Post-truth" by Robert RepinoFiction: "Bloodshed" by Felicia Green Fiction: "Growth" by Kevin BuchholzFiction: "The Feast" by J.W. Boswell Fiction: "Adze" by Ita Ekhaletruo Fiction: "Crapper John" by Thomas Vaughn Fiction: "Mr Modena" by Callum ColbackFiction: "Accord" by Brendan KearneyFiction: "Mr. Star" by Daniel DavisFi... read more

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