Services I offer
My regular publishing clients
include Orion Children’s Books, Wiley-Blackwell, Parragon
Books, Schofield & Sims, Curious Fox/Capstone and Simon &
Schuster. I also count various businesses and independent authors
among my repeat clients.
(on-screen or on hard copy, in Microsoft Word using Track
Changes and Comments, or on PDFs).
(using the British Standards Institution (BSI) mark-up symbols,
blind or against copy, on hard copy or on-screen).
mistakes ‘cost millions’ in online sales,
so it’s definitely worth having your website proofread.
Website proofreading includes ensuring that text is written
appropriately for a web audience; checking the appearance
and layout of the web page; making sure that all links work
and that text flows; and ensuring clarity and consistency,
as well as perfecting grammar, punctuation and spelling.
of texts (from US to UK English).
Does my project need to be copy-edited or proofread?
What’s the difference
between editing and proofreading? See editing
guidance on the Society for Editors and Proofreaders website.
I work with both self-publishing
and traditionally published authors, and take pride in helping
each one make their work the best it can be.
I enjoy working with writers
who want to hone their craft. I offer development editing, copy-editing
and proofreading for fiction.
I advise authors on all aspects
of their novels, including plot, dialogue, point of view, characterisation
I specialise in working with businesses to produce
clear, clean, error-free copy. I help to make sure that all a
business’s communications are written in easy-to-understand
I can check websites and all company literature
(letters, press releases, blogs, sales/marketing/promotional material)
to ensure consistency and a professional finish.
me for more information.