Accomplished, versatile and creative editor and writer with outstanding expertise gained over many years in newspapers, magazines, book publishers and electronic media, including internationally recognised names such as The Independent, The Daily Telegraph, World of Interiors magazine, the Folio Society and the Rough Guides, interacting with contributors and contractors to meet challenging deadlines and tight budgets.
‘Chris always meets the highest standards of written English and accuracy. In dealing with whatever subject is thrown at him, he obviously draws on an impressive knowledge of the humanities as well as a wide experience of professional writing and editing.’ — Whilma Boyce, PostScript Books
‘Thanks to Chris Schüler for his skilful and painless editing’ — Rose Baring, author, The Cadogan Guide to Moscow and St Petersburg
Clarity of editing and corrections. Understanding of the story line and characters’ personalities. Helping where I have made a technical/historical/geographical error. Maintaining the continuity through three volumes in the series so far. Polite and understanding service.’ – Andrew, Orkney, United Kingdom
‘Personal communication was a huge factor. The fact that they knew about WW2 history was a huge relief. Also keeping each character’s voice and vernacular on page was a huge must, they delivered in spades. Deadlines helped too.’ – Edwin, Fort Myers, USA
Chris Schüler’s travel articles, features and book reviews have appeared in The Independent, The Independent on Sunday, The Financial Times, The Tablet, The New Statesman and other publications. He is available for commissions for feature writing, interviews and copywriting.
Editing/copyediting of fiction and non-fiction, from manuscript to page layout. Titles include The Settling of North America (Macmillan); The Times Atlas of the Crusades; The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome and The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings; The Victorian House Book (Sheldrake Press); and eight guidebooks in the Cadogan series. Magazine work has included sub-editing/writing on titles from lifestyle magazines to academic journals.
General or in-depth critiques of travel books and other non-fiction, and of short stories and novels.
InDesign, InCopy, Quark XPress, Quark Copydesk, Microsoft Word, Photoshop, html, css.
cjschuler [at] btinternet.com