Professional Profile

A recognized book-industry authority, Claudia writes books for people who have wonderful ideas.

She has written or ghosted ove 100 titles, including her own critically acclaimed title, THIS BUSINESS OF BOOKS: A Complete Overview of the Industry from Concept Through Sales, the fourth editon of which is required or recommended by college and university instructors across the country and around the world.

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Her definitive book on ghostwriting and editing, Secrets of a Ghostwriter, is the only known text to address the full-range of theory, skills and politics for editorial service providers. Through her books, teaching, and mentoring, Claudia has launched or expanded numerous ghostwriting and other editorial-service careers.

Claudia’s editing and ghosting knowledge has made her a recurring guest lecturer at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), where she was also a consultant and Advisory Committee member on the 2005-2006 and 2006-2007 editions of the award-winning historical journal The Welebaethan, respectively.

In recognition of her literary achievements and amassed knowledge from ghosting/editing so many successful books, Claudia was awarded a Bachelors degree (2004) and a Masters degree (2006) from Suffield University.

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Claudia helped found Professional Writers of Orange County (PWOC) and served two terms as president of Independent Writers of Southern California (IWOSC), OC Chapter. She currently sits on the board of directors of PEN USA, OC Chapter and the advisory boards of CSUF Extension Education, Mothers Against Sexual Abuse (MASA), and BASTIS Foundation. She is a member of Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA, formerly Publishers Marketing Association), Small Press, Artists and Writers Network (SPAWN), and, of course, National Association of Independent Writers and Editors (NAIWE).

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  1. Dear Susan,

    I’ve written a book Business Law for Entrepreneurs. Now I’m looking for developmental editing. Could you provide me with your price range for such services? Thank you.

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