Jane Hammett

Copy-editor and Proofreader


Projects I have worked on include the following.

2016: For children

  • Marcus Sedgwick: Saint Death (Orion Children’s Books)
  • Pete Begler: The Fearless Travellers’ Guide to Wicked Places (Curious Fox)
  • English Skills series (Schofield & Sims)
  • Wow! Incredible Facts about Dinosaurs (Parragon)
  • Wow! Incredible Facts about Everything (Parragon)
  • Emotionary: Say what you feel (Palabras Aladas, Spain)
  • Carrie Mortleman: Hellie the Hovercraft Elephant
  • Richard Heddington: Henry the Hedgegnome series
  • Mallory Leigh: The Golden Amulet
  • H.G. Sansostri: The Chronicles of Derek Dunstable

2016: For adults

Copy for a travel agency, a fashion magazine, a PR agency, local councils, construction companies, a zoo, a nature reserve, a wildlife organisation, a therapist and other businesses

  • Hannah Ellis: Beneath These Stars and Beyond the Lens
  • Erica Ridley: Lord of Chance
  • Jennifer Joyce: A Beginner’s Guide to Saying I Do
  • Luan Wise: Relax! It’s Only Social Media
  • Carl Vernon: The Less Stress Lifestyle (Headline) and Anxiety Rebalance
  • Jackie Beere: GROW: Change your mindset, change your life (Crown House Publishing)
  • David Hodgson: What Else Can A Teacher Do? (Crown House Publishing)
  • REtoday magazine (Christian Publishing)


  • Lauren St John: The Glory (Orion Children's Books)
  • Copy for a global travel agency
  • Copy for a PR agency
  • Koeberle-Schmidt et al.: Governance in Family Enterprises (Palgrave Macmillan)
  • Conor Jameson: Shrewdunnit: The Nature Files (Pelagic Publishing)
  • Linda Chapman: Best Friends' Bakery series (Orion Children's Books)
  • Cameron: Subjects of Security (Palgrave Macmillan)
  • Sara Grant: Half Lives (Orion Children’s Books)
  • Soul Storm (in the Soul Beach trilogy) (Kate Harrison, Orion Children’s Books)
  • Penna and Rivers: Natural Disasters in a Global Environment (John Wiley & Sons)
  • Brysbaert and Rastle: Historical and Conceptual Issues in Psychology 2/e (Pearson Education)
  • Li and Cross (eds): Cyberbullying in the Global Playground (Wiley-Blackwell)
  • Seidman: Contested Knowledge: Social Theory Today 4/e (Wiley-Blackwell)


  • Storytime magazine – Luma Creative
  • Staffroom magazine – Osiris Educational
  • KS2 Comprehension, books 1-4 – Schofield & Sims
  • Achieve Level 6 English Revision (Maddy Barnes, Rising Stars)
  • Achieve Level 6 Mathematics Revision (Hilary Koll and Steve Mills, Rising Stars)
  • Achieve Levels 4 and 5: Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation (Louise Moore, Rising Stars)
  • Edexcel International GCSE English: Revision Guide (Anna O’Kennedy, Pearson Education)
  • Copy for Arctic/Antarctic travel brochure (Audley Travel, London)
  • Concepts in Animal Welfare (World Society for the Protection of Animals, London)
  • Copy for Arctic/Antarctic travel brochure (Audley Travel, London)
  • The Greener Living Guide (the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea)
  • Steve Backshall: Deadly Detectives (Orion Children's Books)
  • Natasha Mostert: The Keeper, Midnight Side, Season of the Witch, Windwalker
  • Unsworth: The One Safe Place (Orion Children's Books)
  • Marcus Sedgwick: the Elf Girl and Raven Boy series (Orion Children’s Books)

Copy-editing and proofreading

  • Various entries in Wiley-Blackwell’s Encyclopedia of Globalization (ed. Ritzer)
  • Various entries in Wiley-Blackwell’s Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration (ed. Ness)
  • Various entries in Wiley-Blackwell’s Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice (ed. Albanese)