Claire Shefchik

Biography

Claire is a writer, editor, and ghostwriter with a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College, over five years' professional experience, and a natural eye for the written word. Her short stories and reviews have appeared in national print and online literary journals, including MAKE, Rain Taxi, and Compass Rose, and her nonfiction in major publications like USA Today, Mashable, The Budget Fashionista, and PopMatters. She was a finalist for the Million Writers Award and the Literary Upstart competition sponsored by The L Magazine. As an editor for Amazon CreateSpace, she helped dozens of writers make their manuscripts razor-sharp and ready to sell.

Claire's diverse set of skills sets her apart. She draws on her experience as a New York City blogger and music and fashion journalist, a literary agency assistant, and a reader for the International Screenwriters' Association to parse the needs of today's rapidly-evolving media and literary climate.

However, she knows the fundamentals of strong writing never change. Thus, she focuses on language and storytelling to tap into the heart of your project, whether it's a novel manuscript, screenplay, article, or blog post, and ensure it is captivating, memorable, and market-ready.

Claire divides her time between New York City and Minnesota. Curious? Take a look at her resume, browse her portfolio, or contact her to find out how can she help your writing sparkle.

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