Writing and Editing

Shirley has written for the trade market, school and library market, and for publishers, packagers, and individuals as a freelance writer. She specializes in science writing and editing. She has also correlated CCSS and TEKS standards to books. She also does Ph.D. editing for dissertations.

Her freelance writing has included Common Core State Standard correlations, test passage and item writing, testing materials, science books, science poetry, lessons, teacher guides, flashcards, ghostwriting, and e-books.

She’s written for:
Rourke Educational Media
Crabtree Publishing
April Halprin Wayland
Simon & Schuster
Jump Start Press
Peachtree Publishers
Darby Creek (Lerner)
Red Line Editorial
Rourke Educational Media
Blue Door Publishing
LibrarySparks “Grow with STEM” column
Crabtree Publishing
Compass Media (Korea)
Cherry Lake Publishing
The Child’s World
Demco – LibrarySparks
Jump Start Press
North Texas SCBWI bulletin
Clever Factory
Austin College Bulletin
Big Thought (Dallas, Texas)
– Picture book art lessons
– Dallas Cowboys Football Arena
April Halprin Wayland
Harlan Crow
Tom Workman

Please contact Shirley for freelance fees. Fees vary by the nature of the project.