Half Caff Press
She graduated with a BA in Creative Writing and a minor in Technical and Professional Communications. She's been a freelance editor since 2017, and in that time, she has worked on over 100 books, many of which are published and one of which was nominated for a Hugo Award. She worked as a sensitivity reader for big-name publishers such as HarperCollins, Bloomsbury, and Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers. She's had three short stories published, and self-published one novella and one novel with more coming.
Claerie is an effective, efficient editor! I came to her with a VERY tight deadline and she delivered faster than I could even imagine with thorough edits and comprehensive notes and suggestions for me. She was always very open with communication the whole time, which was really amazing! I'm still astonished at how quickly it all came together thanks to her help.
THE UNSEELIE PRINCE
Claerie proofread my novel, The Cat's out of the Bag. She was polite and helpful in all interactions. She kept me up to date with the project and her service was prompt. I was happy with her proofread. She provided both a clean copy and a marked up copy. I was pleased with this, as I prefer to see what changes have been made and like the ability to accept or decline them.
THE CAT'S OUT OF THE BAG
Claerie is amazing when it comes to seeing the big picture of a story but also the smaller details. She pointed out troublesome spots in my manuscript that I never would’ve noticed. She is very good at recognizing weaknesses in plot and characterization and is really good at helping the author figure out how to fix them. She is also very diligent when it comes to working on projects by a specific deadline and is good about keeping the author informed of her progress. What sets her apart from other editors is the thirty-minute Skype call where we discussed ideas on how to fix the troublesome spots in my manuscript. It really helped to talk through ideas and gave me a clear direction on how to proceed with the next draft. I highly recommend Claerie as an editor. She is hardworking and dedicated to each project that comes her way.