Alice Harman

Editor, writer and creative consultant

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationBrighton, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsWriter - Editor - Freelance Creative
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  • Roamland Studio
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Projects

  • The Big Book of Bugs
    Alice Harman
    Editor, writer and creative consultant
  • This Book Thinks You're a Scientist
    Alice Harman
    Editor, writer and creative consultant
  • Paper Zoo
    Alice Harman
    Editor, writer and creative consultant
  • Why Is Art Full of Naked People?
    Alice Harman
    Editor, writer and creative consultant
  • That's My Hat!
    Alice Harman
    Editor, writer and creative consultant
  • How Things Work
    Alice Harman
    Editor, writer and creative consultant

About me

I am an experienced, creative and reliable editor and writer, specialising in trade publishing. I manage projects from concept development through to final checks and I support ongoing projects with creative consultancy, structural editing, content creation, copy editing and proofreading.

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Skills

  • Writing
  • Content Creation
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Editing
  • Creative Editing
  • Book Editing
  • Concept Development
  • Digital Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Adobe Indesign

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Time Out Group

    Time Out Group

    • Publishing
  • N

    National Literacy Trust

    • Thames & Hudson Ltd.

      Thames & Hudson Ltd.

      • Publishing
    • V

      Victim Support

      Work history

      Currently

      Freelance Editor, Writer and Creative Consultant

      The Silver Comma

      Feb 2015
      • Brighton, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Since November 2017 I have moved away entirely from in-house work into freelance writing, editing and creative consultancy. I have worked with publishers including Hachette, Thames & Hudson, Bloomsbury, Scholastic and Laurence King on a wide range of books and projects. The Silver Comma is the name under which I work in flexible partnership with a fellow writer and editor, Georgia Amson-Bradshaw. We take on projects separately and collaborate on new series and titles.

      2017

      Mar 2017 - Nov 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • I managed large-scale active literacy projects across the UK, encouraging children to read for enjoyment. I also created printed resources, online content and development reports to support the programme.

      2017

      National Children and Young People Programme Central Support

      Victim Support

      Sep 2015 - Feb 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • I created and managed resources, websites and email campaigns to support the national Children and Young People programme and to inform other professionals and the general public.

      2015

      Children's Editor

      Thames & Hudson Ltd.

      May 2014 - Aug 2015
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • I developed a number of original children’s books, including the award-winning and highly acclaimed titles Why Is Art Full of Naked People? (Susie Hodge), The Big Book of Bugs (Yuval Zommer) and This Book Thinks You’re a Scientist (in partnership with the Science Museum). I also managed a large number of freelance writers, illustrators, designers and other contributors to create books and other projects.

      2014

      Feb 2011 - Apr 2014
      • Lewes, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • I developed educational books and interactive digital projects for a number of publishers, including Cambridge University Press, Hachette and Collins, on subjects ranging from science and maths to history and language learning.

      2011

      Online Travel Intern

      Time Out Group

      Dec 2010 - Jan 2011
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • I produced the weekly Time Out Travel e-mail newsletter, edited features for the website and carried out fact-checking and research for travel guides.

      2009

      Editorial Intern

      ArtPress

      Feb 2009 - May 2009
      • Paris, France
      • Internship
      • I edited English translations of articles, prepared website content, carried out research, assisted with image selection and liaised with interviewees.