• I manage the online journal system - seeing papers through from submission to publication.
• I copyedit and proofread the papers and sometimes publish them online.
• I keep track of a papers progress, looking at lead times and improving them where needed.
• I maintain good relationships with authors, reviewers and editors.
• I find and assign reviewers to papers.
• I design and post social media for the journal - calling people to action and advertising content.
• I write blogs to advertise the journal, the most recent being on how peer review is an important part of the publishing process.
• First point of contact for authors, freelancers and agents – dealing with all queries and updating them on project progress
• Proofreading projects and checking plotter proofs
• General administration, including keeping detailed logs of submissions, production schedule, etc. and liaising with Wiley, the warehouse, to manage book orders
• Using InDesign to input corrections and edit reprint files
• Administering copyright applications and dealing with invoices and cheque requisitions
• Copy-editing marketing and publicity copy for catalogues and online use
• Checking major works articles – creating table of contents and lists of sources
• Making up contributor contracts
• Uploading production information to SMART
• Generating cast offs
• Copy editing marketing flyers
• Reading manuscripts and writing cover briefs for two novels, Beloved Strangers and What Was Promised. • Reading manuscripts, researching competition, finding quotes suitable for cover design and writing copy
• Writing and editing synopses for paperback publication – editing and rewriting the Bloomsbury Circus copy of That Deadman’s Dance (pub. date 07/11/13)
• Writing rejection letters to authors and their agents
• Writing reading group guides for upcoming publications
A fictitious romantic novel set in a private school in the 1970s. It is a coming of age narrative, dealing with first love, sexuality and illness. It is a sexually exploratory novel for teenagers and aims to put the romance back into teen fiction whilst making room for the sex thirst created by the Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon.Lovelace is a quintessentially English public school boy. He’s f... read more
A wide-ranging and beautifully illustrated history of the fashion associated with the world’s most ubiquitous fabric Denim is one of the world’s favorite fabrics, and today it accounts for the largest segment of the clothing industry. The market for jeans alone is worth over 55 billion dollars. Experiments with denim by designers have helped to develop a vast vocabulary of denim styles beyond ... read more
The Russian Canvas charts the remarkable rise of Russian painting in the 18th and 19th centuries, and the nature of its relationship with other European schools. Starting with the foundation of the Imperial Academy of the Arts in 1757 and culminating with the assassination of Tsar Alexander II in 1881, it details the professionalization and wide-ranging activities of painters against a backdro... read more
This volume covers some of the finest landscape and architecture in southern England, much of it set within the South Downs National Park. The county’s small towns and villages feature a pleasing mix of stone, timber, and brick houses of every period. Among numerous atmospheric country houses are the Tudor ruins of Cowdray, the Elizabethan mansion at Parham, and the French-inspired Petworth in... read more
A modern rethinking of the career and vision of one of the greatest artists of all time on the 500th anniversary of his death The towering genius of Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519) has been celebrated—and remained undisputed—for hundreds of years. A groundbreaking, essential addition to scholarship, Leonardo da Vinci Rediscovered continues this legacy while simultaneously reexamining the multifa... read more
Pollock’s Modernism provides a new interpretation of the art of Jackson Pollock (1912–1956), one that is based on a phenomenological investigation of the pictorial effects of particular paintings. Focusing on major works that span the artist’s career – including Mural (1943), Cathedral (1947), Number 1A, 1948, One: Number 31, 1950, and Portrait and a Dream (1953) – Michael Schreyach argues tha... read more
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Writer, editor, and Italian-to-English translator with three decades of experience. I've written and edited dozens of cookbooks.
Self-employed senior editor and proofreader with more than 15 years' experience. I specialise in illustrated nonfiction and journals.