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Ellie Clarke

Ellie Clarke - Editor

Whitstable, United Kingdom

Writer, editor and proofreader with strong experience and interests in sci-fi, fantasy, feminist literature, cookery, languages and more.

Overview

I am a professional freelance writer, editor and proofreader with strong industry experience, and a passion for the written word.

Services
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Fiction
Anthologies Comics & Graphic Novels Crime & Mystery Fantasy Horror Humor & Comedy LGBTQ Literature Poetry Science Fiction Short Story Thriller Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Antiques & Collectibles Architecture Art Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Comics (non fiction) Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Design DIY & Crafts Economics Education & Reference Health & wellbeing History Home & Garden LGBTQ (non fiction) New Age Photography Publishing Religion & Spirituality Self-help & Self-improvement Sex & Relationships

Work experience

Freelance writer, editor and proofreader

ellieditorial
December, 2012 – Present (almost 5 years)

Providing professional writing and editorial services to a range of clients from the publishing world and beyond. My portfolio shows just a few of the books I have worked on.

Editorial

Summersdale Publishers
May, 2012 – December, 2012 (7 months)

Project managing a portfolio of non-fiction titles across a wide range of genres and subjects, including travel, true crime, and humour. Editing, including content editing, copy-editing and proofreading texts, and ensuring editorial excellence.

Portfolio (14 selected works)

Fairy Gardening 101: How to Design, Plant, Grow, and Create Over 25 Miniature Gardens

Fiona McDonald

Release your inner child and step into the fairy world by creating your own enchanted garden, no matter how much space you have! Fairy gardens are increasing in popularity and Fairy Gardening 101 provides you with all the information necessary to design, plant, and care for your very own miniature garden oasis. Author, artist, and fairy gardener extraordinaire Fiona McDonald introduces readers... read more

Release your inner child and step into the fairy world by creating your own enchanted garden, no matter how much space you have! Fairy gardens are increasing in popularity and Fairy Gardening 101 provides you with all the information necessary to design, plant, and care for your very own miniature garden oasis. Author, artist, and fairy gardener extraordinaire Fiona McDonald introduces readers... read more

The Inner Camino: A Path of Awakening

Sara Hollwey, Jill Brierley

Are you looking to make real and lasting change in your life? The Inner Camino offers a reliable method to support such change effortlessly, even when we feel imprisoned in situations that appear intransigent or hopeless.With easy to follow maps and a compass to re-orientate the reader in the direction of their true purpose in life the Inner Camino guides the reader on an inner pilgrimage. Alo... read more

Are you looking to make real and lasting change in your life? The Inner Camino offers a reliable method to support such change effortlessly, even when we feel imprisoned in situations that appear intransigent or hopeless.With easy to follow maps and a compass to re-orientate the reader in the direction of their true purpose in life the Inner Camino guides the reader on an inner pilgrimage. Alo... read more

Jibber Jabber & Giffle Gaffle: A Collection of Salacious Slang and Popular Profanities Through the Ages

Elanor Clarke

An essential volume for all lovers of weird and wonderful wordage WHISTLING BREECHES n.19th century. Noisy trousers, specifically corduroys, for the sound they make when the wearer walks. TO PUT THE DEVIL INTO HELL. v. 19th century. To have sex, the 'devil' being the penis, and 'hell' being the vagina. Banter like a bowsered giflurt and swear like a sparrow-mouthed snick fadger with the help o... read more

An essential volume for all lovers of weird and wonderful wordage WHISTLING BREECHES n.19th century. Noisy trousers, specifically corduroys, for the sound they make when the wearer walks. TO PUT THE DEVIL INTO HELL. v. 19th century. To have sex, the 'devil' being the penis, and 'hell' being the vagina. Banter like a bowsered giflurt and swear like a sparrow-mouthed snick fadger with the help o... read more

Mezzanine Financing: Tools, Applications and Total Performance

Luc Nijs

An in-depth explanation of mezzanine finance Mezzanine finance products, which have grown increasingly popular in recent years, involve a unique and complex form of analysis because of their hybrid nature. Because mezzanine finance involves no collateral, it accentuates legal terms, term sheets, and contracts, in addition to depicting dynamics of both debt and equity. Experienced chairman, lec... read more

An in-depth explanation of mezzanine finance Mezzanine finance products, which have grown increasingly popular in recent years, involve a unique and complex form of analysis because of their hybrid nature. Because mezzanine finance involves no collateral, it accentuates legal terms, term sheets, and contracts, in addition to depicting dynamics of both debt and equity. Experienced chairman, lec... read more

How to Be a Writer: Secrets from the Inside

Stewart Ferris

In this updated and expanded edition, Stewart Ferris uses his industry know-how to give you all the tips, tricks, and inside knowledge one needs to become a successful writer, covering all types of writing from books to scripts and beyond This accessible and informative guide is packed with advice to equip writers with the skills they need to launch a writing career including using their "voic... read more

In this updated and expanded edition, Stewart Ferris uses his industry know-how to give you all the tips, tricks, and inside knowledge one needs to become a successful writer, covering all types of writing from books to scripts and beyond This accessible and informative guide is packed with advice to equip writers with the skills they need to launch a writing career including using their "voic... read more

Oscar: The Bionic Cat

Kate Allan

An amazing true story of feline suvival and human ingenuityWhen Kate Allan's beloved black cat, Oscar, is found lying severely injured in a field near her Jersey home, she is sure the accident-prone feline has met its end. With both hind legs severed by a combine harvester, Oscar's life hangs in the balance. Luckily for him, his vet knows Noel Fitzpatrick, star of BBC One's The Bionic Vet. Noe... read more

An amazing true story of feline suvival and human ingenuityWhen Kate Allan's beloved black cat, Oscar, is found lying severely injured in a field near her Jersey home, she is sure the accident-prone feline has met its end. With both hind legs severed by a combine harvester, Oscar's life hangs in the balance. Luckily for him, his vet knows Noel Fitzpatrick, star of BBC One's The Bionic Vet. Noe... read more

The Monetary System: Analysis and New Approaches to Regulation (The Wiley Finance Series)

Jean-François Serval, Jean-Pascal Tranié

A groundbreaking work that paves the way for a new, pro-active financial system With The Monetary System, innovative author pairing Jean-Francois Serval and Jean-Pascal Tranie devise a comprehensive economic modeling system that accounts for the unprecedented situation facing international and regional economies by developing a controversial new stance on the operation of money in society. Pre... read more

A groundbreaking work that paves the way for a new, pro-active financial system With The Monetary System, innovative author pairing Jean-Francois Serval and Jean-Pascal Tranie devise a comprehensive economic modeling system that accounts for the unprecedented situation facing international and regional economies by developing a controversial new stance on the operation of money in society. Pre... read more

Medicine Hands: Massage Therapy for People with Cancer

Gayle MacDonald

A practical book written for both health professionals and the layperson, this newly revised guide deconstructs common myths about the use of massage in cancer treatment. Reviewing literature that shows cancer to be caused by genetic mutation and the influence of hormones, the opening discussion emphasizes that mechanical action such as massage does not break tumors open or cause them to sprea... read more

A practical book written for both health professionals and the layperson, this newly revised guide deconstructs common myths about the use of massage in cancer treatment. Reviewing literature that shows cancer to be caused by genetic mutation and the influence of hormones, the opening discussion emphasizes that mechanical action such as massage does not break tumors open or cause them to sprea... read more

Dolph Lundgren: Train Like an Action Hero: Be Fit Forever

Per Bernal Dolph Lundgren

Are you ready to take your exercise and fitness routine to the next level? Then take a lesson from internationally-renowned action hero Dolph Lundgren, as he shares the personal fitness secrets gained from a lifetime of hard-fought experiences on-camera and off.Dolph has created a personal philosophy of fitness based on martial arts, yoga, strength training, biochemical research, professional ... read more

Are you ready to take your exercise and fitness routine to the next level? Then take a lesson from internationally-renowned action hero Dolph Lundgren, as he shares the personal fitness secrets gained from a lifetime of hard-fought experiences on-camera and off.Dolph has created a personal philosophy of fitness based on martial arts, yoga, strength training, biochemical research, professional ... read more

Meditation Made Easy

Stephanie Brookes

Trying to find a work/life balance can be exhausting, and we are always looking for ways to release tension and relax. Meditation is the perfect solution, and yet people often worry that to meditate properly they need to sit for hours in a contorted position! Written in a down-to-earth, accessible style, Stephanie Brookes sweeps aside these outdated stereotypes, and shows us how to incorporate... read more

Trying to find a work/life balance can be exhausting, and we are always looking for ways to release tension and relax. Meditation is the perfect solution, and yet people often worry that to meditate properly they need to sit for hours in a contorted position! Written in a down-to-earth, accessible style, Stephanie Brookes sweeps aside these outdated stereotypes, and shows us how to incorporate... read more

Mindfulness and Grief: With Guided Meditations to Calm Your Mind and Restore Your Spirit

Heather Stang

Coping with grief and loss is one of life's greatest challenges. At times, it may seem overwhelming and impossible to navigate. This inspirational grief book offers real-life stories and mindfulness-based techniques to help you reduce your suffering even during the toughest of times. Whether you are new to meditation or have been practicing for decades, Mindfulness & Grief will not only help y... read more

Coping with grief and loss is one of life's greatest challenges. At times, it may seem overwhelming and impossible to navigate. This inspirational grief book offers real-life stories and mindfulness-based techniques to help you reduce your suffering even during the toughest of times. Whether you are new to meditation or have been practicing for decades, Mindfulness & Grief will not only help y... read more

Butterfly: Book III: Tomorrow’s Children (Cocoon Trilogy)

David Saperstein

More than fifteen years have now passed since the children of the Geriatric Brigade were born and left behind on Earth . . . and now the Third Christian Millennium has begun. The children have been secreted, protected, nourished, educated, and loved at Butterfly House, a private compound on Cayman Brac in the Caribbean—the smallest and most remote of the Cayman Islands.Aside from their guardia... read more

More than fifteen years have now passed since the children of the Geriatric Brigade were born and left behind on Earth . . . and now the Third Christian Millennium has begun. The children have been secreted, protected, nourished, educated, and loved at Butterfly House, a private compound on Cayman Brac in the Caribbean—the smallest and most remote of the Cayman Islands.Aside from their guardia... read more

Jupiter War: The Owner: Book Three

Neal Asher

War threatens to destroy Earth’s last hope in the final installment of the Owner trilogy!Alan Saul is now part human and part machine. He craves the stars, yet his human side still controls him; he can’t leave his to sister die. He must leave Argus Station and stage a dangerous rescue. But Saul’s robots make his crew feel increasingly redundant, sowing the seeds of mutiny and betrayal.Serene G... read more

War threatens to destroy Earth’s last hope in the final installment of the Owner trilogy!Alan Saul is now part human and part machine. He craves the stars, yet his human side still controls him; he can’t leave his to sister die. He must leave Argus Station and stage a dangerous rescue. But Saul’s robots make his crew feel increasingly redundant, sowing the seeds of mutiny and betrayal.Serene G... read more

The GMO Deception: What You Need to Know about the Food, Corporations, and Government Agencies Putting Our Families and Our Environment at Risk

Seventy-five percent of processed foods on supermarket shelves—from soda to soup, crackers to condiments—contain genetically engineered ingredients. The long-term effects of these foods on human health and ecology are still unknown, and public concern has been steadily intensifying.This new book from the Council for Responsible Genetics gathers the best, most thought-provoking essays by the le... read more

Seventy-five percent of processed foods on supermarket shelves—from soda to soup, crackers to condiments—contain genetically engineered ingredients. The long-term effects of these foods on human health and ecology are still unknown, and public concern has been steadily intensifying.This new book from the Council for Responsible Genetics gathers the best, most thought-provoking essays by the le... read more

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