Nic Albert

Nic Albert - Editor

San Francisco, CA, United States

Development editor and ghostwriter working with authors to polish and present the cleanest and clearest version of themselves.

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Overview

I'm a freelance development editor and ghostwriter, comfortable in most non-fiction areas. I've developed higher ed titles and supplements for Pearson, Cengage, and UC Press, developed trade and professional titles for Berrett-Koehler and Callisto Media, wrangled and written how-to content for Bonnier/Weldon Owen, developed titles for one of Wiley's best-selling franchise authors, and ghostwritten a number of articles, short ebooks, and marketing materials.

Non-Fiction
Business & Management
Career Guides
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
DIY & Crafts
Economics
Education & Reference
Entertainment
Health & wellbeing
Home & Garden
Music
Nature
Philosophy
Politics & Current Affairs
Psychology
Religion & Spirituality
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Work experience

Development Editor and Ghostwriter

Nic Albert Editorial
October, 2012 – Present (about 6 years)

Associate Development Editor

Cengage Learning
June, 2010 – June, 2012 (about 2 years)

Assistant Editor

Cengage Learning
May, 2009 – June, 2010 (about 1 year)

Portfolio (7 selected works)

Teach Like a Champion 2.0: 62 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to College

Doug Lemov

One of the most influential teaching guides ever—updated! Teach Like a Champion 2.0 is a complete update to the international bestseller. This teaching guide is a must-have for new and experienced teachers alike. Over 700,000 teachers around the world already know how the techniques in this book turn educators into classroom champions. With ideas for everything from classroom management to ins... read more

One of the most influential teaching guides ever—updated! Teach Like a Champion 2.0 is a complete update to the international bestseller. This teaching guide is a must-have for new and experienced teachers alike. Over 700,000 teachers around the world already know how the techniques in this book turn educators into classroom champions. With ideas for everything from classroom management to ins... read more

Reading Reconsidered: A Practical Guide to Rigorous Literacy Instruction

Doug Lemov, Colleen Driggs, Erica Woolway

TEACH YOUR STUDENTS TO READ LIKE CHAMPIONS—WITH RIGOR, INDEPENDENCE, PRECISION, AND INSIGHT The world we are preparing our students to succeed in is one bound together by words and phrases. Our students learn their literature, history, math, science, or art via a firm foundation of strong reading skills. When we teach students to read with precision, rigor, and insight, we are truly handing ov... read more

TEACH YOUR STUDENTS TO READ LIKE CHAMPIONS—WITH RIGOR, INDEPENDENCE, PRECISION, AND INSIGHT The world we are preparing our students to succeed in is one bound together by words and phrases. Our students learn their literature, history, math, science, or art via a firm foundation of strong reading skills. When we teach students to read with precision, rigor, and insight, we are truly handing ov... read more

The Big Book of Maker Skills (Popular Science): Tools & Techniques for Building Great Tech Projects

Chris Hackett

Makers, get ready. This is your ultimate, must-have, tip-packed guide for taking your DIY projects to the next level—from basic wood- and metalworking skills to plugged-in fun with power tools, from cutting-edge electronics play to 3-D printing wizardry. Join Chris Hackett, Popular Science intrepid DIY columnist and star of the Science Channel’s Stuck with Hackett , on a rummage through the to... read more

Makers, get ready. This is your ultimate, must-have, tip-packed guide for taking your DIY projects to the next level—from basic wood- and metalworking skills to plugged-in fun with power tools, from cutting-edge electronics play to 3-D printing wizardry. Join Chris Hackett, Popular Science intrepid DIY columnist and star of the Science Channel’s Stuck with Hackett , on a rummage through the to... read more

Money Is Everything: Personal Finance for the Brave New Economy

Amanda Reaume

Learn the Latest Tips and Tricks for Managing Your Personal Financial Life Personal finance is not taught in school - and the process of learning how to manage your own finances can be fraught with painful missteps. In Money is Everything, Amanda Reaume, the author behind Millennial Personal Finance and host of the Millennial Personal Finance podcast, helps walk you through everything you need... read more

Learn the Latest Tips and Tricks for Managing Your Personal Financial Life Personal finance is not taught in school - and the process of learning how to manage your own finances can be fraught with painful missteps. In Money is Everything, Amanda Reaume, the author behind Millennial Personal Finance and host of the Millennial Personal Finance podcast, helps walk you through everything you need... read more

One Second Ahead: Enhance Your Performance at Work with Mindfulness

Rasmus Hougaard, Jacqueline Carter, Gillian Coutts

Researchers have found that the accelerated pace of modern office life is taking its toll on productivity, employee engagement, creativity and well-being. Faced with a relentless flood of information and distractions, our brains try to process everything at once increasing our stress, decreasing our effectiveness and negatively impacting our performance. Ironically, we have become too overwork... read more

Researchers have found that the accelerated pace of modern office life is taking its toll on productivity, employee engagement, creativity and well-being. Faced with a relentless flood of information and distractions, our brains try to process everything at once increasing our stress, decreasing our effectiveness and negatively impacting our performance. Ironically, we have become too overwork... read more

The Total Skywatcher's Manual: 275+ Skills and Tricks for Exploring Stars, Planets, and Beyond

Astronomical Society of the Pacific

For stargazers, comet-spotters and planet-seekers looking to enhance your deep sky knowledge and observations - this is your quintessential guide. The Total Skywatcher’s Manual will help you choose the best telescope, identify constellations and objects in the night sky, search for extraterrestrial phenomena, plan star parties, capture beautiful space imagery and much more. With high-quality d... read more

For stargazers, comet-spotters and planet-seekers looking to enhance your deep sky knowledge and observations - this is your quintessential guide. The Total Skywatcher’s Manual will help you choose the best telescope, identify constellations and objects in the night sky, search for extraterrestrial phenomena, plan star parties, capture beautiful space imagery and much more. With high-quality d... read more

Outsmart Waste: The Modern Idea of Garbage and How to Think Our Way Out of It

Tom Szaky

Ever-expanding landfills, ocean gyres filled with floating plastic mush, endangered wildlife. Our garbage has become a massive and exponentially growing problem in modern society. Eco-entrepreneur Tom Szaky explores why this crisis exists and explains how can we solve it by eliminating the very idea of garbage. To outsmart waste, he says, we first have to understand it, then change how we crea... read more

Ever-expanding landfills, ocean gyres filled with floating plastic mush, endangered wildlife. Our garbage has become a massive and exponentially growing problem in modern society. Eco-entrepreneur Tom Szaky explores why this crisis exists and explains how can we solve it by eliminating the very idea of garbage. To outsmart waste, he says, we first have to understand it, then change how we crea... read more

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