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Althea Brooks | Elance
 
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Althea Brooks

Althea Brooks - Copy, Design and Editing
   United Kingdom
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Minimum Hourly Rate $40

I am a freelance publisher, writer and editor who specialises in vocational, secondary and tertiary educational publishing. I work for a number of multi-national publishers and have an excellent reputation for delivering a high standard of work and adhering to tight deadlines.

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Having worked in-house at Harcourt Education (Heinemann) and Pearson Education as Commissioning Editor and Publisher respectively, I have since worked as a publishing consultant, project manager, development editor, writer, copy-editor and proofreader for Pearson Education (Schools and Higher Ed), Hodder & Stoughton, Nelson Thornes (OUP) and Epigeum.

Working on a variety of subject areas, my areas of particular expertise are:
- law (A-level, undergraduate, and professional)
- consumer learning (print and eBooks)
- vocational education (construction and trades, BTEC and CSkills qualifications)
- music, drama and dance.

As well as degrees in Music Theatre, Professional Writing and Editing and Law (LLB Hons), I have a Graduate Diploma in Publishing and Editing from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
The core of my business is project management, professional writing, manuscript development, and proofreading.
In addition, here are some of the publishing services I can provide:
Commissioning
Market research
Creating publishing proposals
Author liaison
Author briefing
Editorial briefing
Design briefing


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law
vocational education
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