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Denise B. | Elance
 
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Denise B.

NYNJ Children's Book Editor, Proofreader & Teacher
   United States
  |   Westfield, NJ

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $50

Over 15 years of experience guiding young readers in an academic setting. Children's book authors and publishers need an editor who is adept in comprehension strategies used by a K-12 audience. Good literature, whether in a Children's picture book, chapter book, or novel must exhibit correct use of voice & tone, create believable, complex characters, and must be accessible to readers on all levels.

Children's Books, Young Adult, and Fiction, copyediting, line editing, and proofreading. My objective is to improve the marketability of your...

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copyediting, line editing, proofreading, curriculum design, educational content writing, children's book editing, young adult novels, and fiction literature.

Whether your are writing a children's picture book, chapter book, or a novel for teens, I can assist you with enhancing your exiting manuscript, by enriching your content; identifying gaps in organization, helping you to develop theme, maintain focus and to include even details, throughout. Additional services include suggesting appropriate use of language,tone, and voice for children. I can suggest use of strategies, such as literary devices, sensory details, etc. required within your manuscript, by educational publishers of children's literature,





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Employment

Pearson, McGraw Hill and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Classroom teacher/instructor
2005 - Present
Implementation of Reading Wonders series program including full access to online classroom lessons, instructional aids, and evaluation components/tools which aligns to Common Core New Jersey standard.
New Jersey English Language Arts Teacher
Classroom Teacher
1994 - 2014
Licensed New Jersey highly qualified Elementary teacher (K-8) and High school English Teacher (9-12.)
THE ENRICHMENT CENTER of Westfield NJ
Course Writing & English Teacher-Consultant
2005 - 2006
Developed curriculum for the ShopRight-Enrichment Center Partners in Education Program, and wrote course syllabi. Prepared students, grades 3-5 using standardized test in compliance with No Child...
KNOWLEDGE POINTS of Scotch Plains, NJ
Tutor
2005 - 2006
Provided Reading, and Mathematics support for students performing below proficiency.
SCHOLASTIC, INC partner: New Jersey Public Schools
Pilot Program Instructor
2005 - 2005
Completed workshop and online training for READ180, a reading and writing intervention program designed to respond to the needs of reluctant and at-risk readers.

Education

NYU, School of Continuing Professional Studies
Certificate in Editing
2005 - Present
Kean College of New Jersey
Bachelor of Arts in English, Writing Emphasis
- 1991
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Keywords

children's book editor
young adult
fiction
education
k-12
copyeditor
proofreader
line editor
editor
curriculum
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