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Alick Deacon

Alick Deacon - Editor

Manchester, United Kingdom

I have authored over 50 published scientific articles, and edited many more. I have particular expertise in copy editing and proofreading.


I have a background in scientific writing, but over the past few years have taken that expertise to and experience to help fiction writers as well. I understand that the art of writing can become an obsession, with the resulting product becoming as precious as the time and energy spent creating it. Whether it is a scrutiny of every individual word and punctuation mark, or a broader analysis of themes and structure, I can work with you to get the very best out of your writing.

English (UK)
Adventure Dystopian Science Fiction Short Story
Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences Mathematics & Statistics Physics & Chemistry Technology

Work experience

Technology Translator

University of Manchester
July, 2014 – Present (over 3 years)

Preparing, editing and proof-reading copy on official marketing material, technical articles and patent submissions, regarding new scientific developments and their application to new technologies.

Editor & Consultant

July, 2014 – Present (over 3 years)

Editor & Consultant

G54 Publishing
July, 2011 – July, 2014 (about 3 years)

Research Fellow

University of Manchester
September, 2006 – July, 2014 (almost 8 years)

Experience in writing, editing and proof-reading scientific articles for publication. I also received specific training in the communication of science to public audiences, which led to my authoring articles for popular science magazines.

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