Blair Thornburgh available

Blair Thornburgh

Developmental Editor, Proofreader, Copywriter

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  • 19335 Downingtown Freelancer in
  • Graduation: not provided
  • Hourly-/Daily rates: not provided
  • Languages: Arabic (Native or Bilingual)
  • Last update: 13.02.2020
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Profileimage by Blair Thornburgh Developmental Editor, Proofreader, Copywriter from Downingtown
SKILLS
programming
PROJECT HISTORY
  • 01/2013 - 08/2018

    • Quirk Books
  • Senior Editor
  • * Acquired, developed, and edited a list of eight to twelve titles a year in fiction (primarily YA/children's)
    and nonfiction (lifestyle, how-to, craft, cooking, and/or humor)
    * Generated in-house ideas and book concepts; developed plot, created characters, and wrote synopses;
    researched, auditioned, and selected writers to take on and realize project; ghostwrote projects as needed
    * Wrote flap copy, sales copy, and other consumer-facing marketing materials; created tip sheets, launch
    presentations, and associated materials for internal use
    * Publishers Weekly 2017 "Star Watch" honoree

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