Michael Clark
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Michael Clark

Editor/Writer/Proofreader/Picture ResearcherLondon, United Kingdom
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Michael Clark

Editor/Writer/Proofreader/Picture ResearcherLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am an experienced Editor who has worked on a large range of titles, from children's to adult's. I am looking for freelance editorial opportunities on fiction and non-fiction titles.
Projects
  • Journeys of a Lifetime (Second Edition): 500 of the World's Greatest Trips
    Journeys of a Lifetime (Second Edition): 500 of the World's Greatest TripsCompletely updated for its 10th anniversary, this best-selling inspirational travel guide reveals 500 celebrated and lesser-known destinations from around the globe, from ocean cruises in Antarctica to horse treks in the Andes. Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic's legendary travel writers, this fully updated and revised Journeys of a Lifetime spans the globe to highlight the best of the world's most celebrated and lesser-known sojourns. Offering a diverse array of possibili
  • The Classical Music Book
    The Classical Music BookFrom Mozart to Mendelssohn, this comprehensive guide to classical music history and classical music biography is the perfect latest addition to the best-selling Big Ideas series. Easy to understand and clear to follow, this history of classical music explores and explains music theory and the impact of seminal pieces, while also providing fascinating stories about the lives of crucial composers and performers. Including an insightful foreword by Katie Derham, The Classical Music Book analyses
  • The Mythology Book
    The Mythology BookEnter the world of myths and legends with this unforgettable compendium that spans the centuries and crosses the continents to share the greatest stories of all time. Sit back and enjoy more than 80 classic myths retold for the modern reader with engaging text and eye-catching graphics. Part of the Big Ideas series, The Mythology Book introduces the great and the good, from the gods of ancient Greece to the stories of the Cherokee People of North America. Going beyond the ancient world, this b
  • The Bible Book
    The Bible BookLearn about the ideas and beliefs key to the teachings of the most widely printed religious book of all time, in this perfect introduction to The Bible. The Bible Book features breakdowns of some of the most well-known passages ever written from The Bible. Looking at more than 100 of the most important Old and New Testament stories through clear and easy-to-follow spreads, The Bible Book profiles key figures, from Adam and Eve to Peter and Paul; locations, such as Jerusalem and Rome; and essent
  • Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia: What We Know and What We Don't
    Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia: What We Know and What We Don'tThis beautifully illustrated, 424-page compendium of knowledge is a must-have addition to every family bookshelf and library collection! With more than 100 expert consultants from around the world, and over 1000 images, including specially commissioned illustrations and stunning photography, this single-volume Children's Encyclopedia takes Britannica s reputation for authentic, trustworthy information and brings it to a whole new audience. . Unlike old encyclopedias that are structured from A
  • Simply Astronomy
    Simply AstronomyUnderstanding astronomy has never been easier. Combining bold graphics with easy-to-understand text, Simply Astronomy is the perfect introduction to astronomy and stargazing for those who are short of time but hungry for knowledge. Each pared-back entry covers the essentials more clearly than ever before. The opening chapters provide an introduction to the Universe, a visual tour of the Solar System, and a guide to more distant objects such as stars and galaxies. Along the way, concepts such a
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Work history
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    Editorial AssistantDK
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    ■ Development work; planning entries and book structure, scamping ■ Editing text at all stages, proofreading, Americanising text ■ Fact-checking, historical research, picture research, sourcing quotes ■ Devising infographics and elaborate picture montages ■ Checking text PDFs
Skills
  • Text Editing
  • Picture Research
  • Ideas Development
  • Proofreading
  • Editing
  • Writing
  • Fact Checking
Education
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    English LiteratureUniversity of St Andrews
     - Saint Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom