Daniel is a former marketing and PR executive turned expat and freelance writer/editor. He has more than 15 years of experience in marketing and public relations, including spending 7 years running his own boutique agency.


He got his start as an editor at a vanity press, and later went on to lead marketing and communications at a variety of agencies before starting his own business.


He has a BA in English from Loyola College in Maryland and a MA in Communications from Georgetown University.


He’s also a published short fiction writer, with a short story published in Bewildering Stories.


In his free time, he’s either hiking the French countryside, cooking, painting, or spending time at the beach with his family.


He also occasionally posts restaurant reviews, original recipes and other food writing at EatFrench.club.

Daniel's pronouns: he/him/his

Daniel Waldman

Preferred age level & genre of expertise:

Anyone writing a business book, primarily with executives and consultants in tech, ecommerce, and general business.



Services offered:

Developmental Editing

Substantive Editing

Copy Editing

Author Coaching

Book Doctoring



Favorite books:


  • Purple Cow by Seth Godin

  • Personality Not Included by Rohit Bhargava

  • Ogilvy on Advertising by David Ogilvy

  • Can We Do That?! by Peter Shankman

  • Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi and Tahl Raz


  • The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

  • The Sot Weed Factor by John Barth

  • A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

  • 11/22/63 by Stephen King

  • Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

Favorite TV Shows:

Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, Stranger Things, Black Mirror, The Wire