Agatha Whitechapel

Agatha Whitechapel - Editor

Vienna, Austria

Storyteller. Fantasy, fiction, film and art editor - anything monster related, with 21+ years in the film + language industries.

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Hot cross pun! With 21+ years experience as a freelance editor and proofreader, I offer high-quality editing and proofreading of fiction, fantasy and art literature with hands-on experience in the film, arts and language industries. I specialise in British English and my clients include the BBC, KHM Vienna, Austria and self-publishing authors.
My meticulous attention to detail and constructive, incisive feedback provide you with an in-depth, structured look at your manuscript, helping you form the ultimate road map. I reply promptly and really enjoy taking the time to invest in your work.
English (UK)
Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits
Comics & Graphic Novels
Contemporary Fiction
Magical Realism
Mystery & Crime
Science Fiction


  • BA Visual Media
  • BA Linguistics

Work experience

Proofreader and editor

September, 2000 – Present (almost 22 years)

High-quality editing and proofreading of general fiction, film scripts and book manuscripts for a wide range of commercial clients and self-publishing authors.

Project manager

February, 2011 – June, 2013 (over 2 years)

I was responsible for proofreading and copy editing creative and editorial pieces before going to print. This involved checking all texts and covers, verifying content and adherence to company style guides right up to publication.


September, 2000 – Present (almost 22 years)

Translating texts from German to English and editing and perfecting texts from non-native English speakers.

Agatha has 9 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Yiota Panayiotis
Agatha has gone above and beyond my expectations in preparing my work for submission. I had worked with her last year for a developmental edit and more recently for a final proofread. She was informative and patient with my process, with great communication ever step of the way. Her help was a vital part of preparing me to have a confident story ready for an agent. It felt great to finally send...
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Yiota Panayiotis, August 2022

Mohammad A.
Agatha was excellent and the ultimate professional. The insight she provided was outstanding. Her comments were so thorough and detailed that I felt like I just had a personalised writing course rather than simply having a piece of writing edited. I look forward to working with Agatha again in the future.

Mohammad A., August 2022

Vera Lucia Lima
I continue to be impressed by Agatha's close attentiveness and professionalism to my work, and I'm pleased to continue this partnership and association.

Vera Lucia Lima, June 2022

Vera Lucia Lima
Agatha has predictably come up trumps again, and I cannot praise her enough!

Vera Lucia Lima, April 2022

Vera Lucia Lima
I have been delighted working with Agatha. She's very sharp and perceptive. I learned a lot from her. I would highly recommend her.

Vera Lucia Lima, February 2022

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