Tim Nolan

Tim Nolan - Editor

New York, NY, United States

Meticulous copy editor with a congenial disposition and a ruthless red pen. M.A. in Literature and 4+ years of professional writing.

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Overview

I'm a professional proofreader and copy editor currently working at Scholastic Inc.

Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Education & Reference
Fiction
Literature
Science Fiction

Work experience

Proofreader

Scholastic
July, 2017 – Present (12 months)

• Edit, proofread, and fact-check a wide range of educational material, including books for early childhood, teacher guides, trade books, marketing copy, and curriculum solutions.

• Utilize InCopy to manipulate and correct copy matter in a setting of large-scale industry workflow.

Copywriter

Alexander Street Press
May, 2013 – August, 2015 (over 2 years)

• Concepted, wrote, and edited copy for direct mail, print ads, email marketing, website content and social media campaigns.

• Collaborated with editorial team to position and plan marketing content and strategy.

• Designed graphical layouts for print ads, brochures, email ads and website landing pages.

Freelance Copywriter

Self-employed
January, 2013 – January, 2014 (about 1 year)

• Wrote and edited web content for such websites as.

• Specialized in writing articles under a tight deadline according to SEO specifications.

Content Writer

Great Forest Sustainability Solutions
March, 2012 – June, 2012 (3 months)

• Drafted and edited case studies of corporate sustainability programs.

• Wrote daily content for social media platforms.

• Researched and wrote reports on municipal and federal recycling law.

Portfolio (3 selected works)

From Striving to Thriving: How to Grow Capable, Confident Readers

Stephanie Harvey, Annie Ward

When it comes to readers who need the most support, teachers can’t afford to waste time using fragmented, skill-and-drill interventions that don’t work. Literacy specialists Stephanie Harvey and Annie Ward demonstrate how to “table the labels” and use detailed formative assessments to craft targeted, personalized instruction that enable striving readers to do what they need above all - to find... read more

When it comes to readers who need the most support, teachers can’t afford to waste time using fragmented, skill-and-drill interventions that don’t work. Literacy specialists Stephanie Harvey and Annie Ward demonstrate how to “table the labels” and use detailed formative assessments to craft targeted, personalized instruction that enable striving readers to do what they need above all - to find... read more

Understanding Texts and Readers: The Complete Comprehension Handbook

Jennifer Serravallo

Jennifer Serravallo provides a blueprint for helping readers succeed. Her formula is simple: know your readers well and understand the challenges they’ll encounter at each step in their reading journey. Serravallo’s go-to guide shows how to find out what your readers need as they approach each level, starting with Level J. You’ll find descriptors of the complexity challenges for each level, or... read more

Jennifer Serravallo provides a blueprint for helping readers succeed. Her formula is simple: know your readers well and understand the challenges they’ll encounter at each step in their reading journey. Serravallo’s go-to guide shows how to find out what your readers need as they approach each level, starting with Level J. You’ll find descriptors of the complexity challenges for each level, or... read more

The Megabook of Fluency

Timothy V. Rasinski, Melissa Cheesman Smith

Fluency expert Timothy V. Rasinski teams up with Melissa Cheesman Smith, a veteran fifth grade teacher, to help teachers effectively weave fluency work into their daily reading instruction. The book is packed with engaging text and tools, an assessment scale, and high quality ready-to-use lessons including text phrasing and tonality, echo reading, word ladders, and more! Given the importance o... read more

Fluency expert Timothy V. Rasinski teams up with Melissa Cheesman Smith, a veteran fifth grade teacher, to help teachers effectively weave fluency work into their daily reading instruction. The book is packed with engaging text and tools, an assessment scale, and high quality ready-to-use lessons including text phrasing and tonality, echo reading, word ladders, and more! Given the importance o... read more

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