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Alison Shakspeare

Alison Shakspeare - Editor

Devon, UK

Professional editor of over 20 years of experience, fully kitted up with the software to help authors give their readers the best experience

Overview

I'm an editor, writer and designer who loves to work with the author to make sure the reader will love what your book says, how it says it and what it looks like. I can also help on the formatting/design front.

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Languages
English (UK)
Fiction
Children's Picture Books Fantasy Humor & Comedy Literature Romance Science Fiction
Non-Fiction
Arts & Architecture & Photography Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Career Guides Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Economics Education & Reference Health & wellbeing History Law Parenting & Families Self-help & Self-improvement Social & Behavioral Sciences Travel

Portfolio (7 selected works)

Domestic Abuse, Homicide and Gender: Strategies for Policy and Practice

Jane Monckton-Smith, Amanda Williams

A huge amount of energy and resources have been dedicated to domestic violence, yet the statistics on fatalities suggest that little has been achieved in terms of change. Based on research with frontline professionals and domestic abuse and homicide victims, this book seeks to tackle this problem head on, aligning the often opposing perspectives of victims and professionals.The book argues tha... read more

A huge amount of energy and resources have been dedicated to domestic violence, yet the statistics on fatalities suggest that little has been achieved in terms of change. Based on research with frontline professionals and domestic abuse and homicide victims, this book seeks to tackle this problem head on, aligning the often opposing perspectives of victims and professionals.The book argues tha... read more

Brain Control: Developments in Therapy and Implications for Society

David Linden

With the burden of brain disorders increasing worldwide, there has been a resurgence of interest in techniques to control the brain and thereby improve its function. Yet how realistic are these expectations and what are the ethical implications? This book reviews the main techniques that can enable patients to use their brains for communication and control and doctors to modify brain function.... read more

With the burden of brain disorders increasing worldwide, there has been a resurgence of interest in techniques to control the brain and thereby improve its function. Yet how realistic are these expectations and what are the ethical implications? This book reviews the main techniques that can enable patients to use their brains for communication and control and doctors to modify brain function.... read more

Populism and Crisis Politics in Greece

Takis S. Pappas

The 1970's witnessed the institution of political liberalism in Greece, which went hand in hand with significant social and economic advancement. Four decades later, the same country is a latter-day 'sick man of Europe'. What went wrong? And why did the more recent global crisis plunge Greece into abject misery? This study provides compelling and original answers to these questions through put... read more

The 1970's witnessed the institution of political liberalism in Greece, which went hand in hand with significant social and economic advancement. Four decades later, the same country is a latter-day 'sick man of Europe'. What went wrong? And why did the more recent global crisis plunge Greece into abject misery? This study provides compelling and original answers to these questions through put... read more

Escape from London: Cabby and Co's First Adventure

Brooky Brookland

Escape from London is a story of driverless cars evading capture, enjoying freedom and just having fun. It is the first in a series of Cabby and Co's road trip adventures from Brooky Brookland; all part of his ambition to change car journeys from "Are we there yet?" to "Can we go again?" Brooky is a car enthusiast and within these pages you will meet his club of classic old friends, soon to be... read more

Escape from London is a story of driverless cars evading capture, enjoying freedom and just having fun. It is the first in a series of Cabby and Co's road trip adventures from Brooky Brookland; all part of his ambition to change car journeys from "Are we there yet?" to "Can we go again?" Brooky is a car enthusiast and within these pages you will meet his club of classic old friends, soon to be... read more

Mere Kaffir

Keith Brown

A visceral, highly-charged, emotional read. In the early 1980s a naive young English miner uproots himself and his new wife from the Nottingham coalmines to unearth his fortune in the South African goldmines. His dreams are shattered as our eyes are opened to a culture that reveals humanity's deepest flaws. Keith Brown draws upon his personal experiences of apartheid-driven South Africa on the... read more

A visceral, highly-charged, emotional read. In the early 1980s a naive young English miner uproots himself and his new wife from the Nottingham coalmines to unearth his fortune in the South African goldmines. His dreams are shattered as our eyes are opened to a culture that reveals humanity's deepest flaws. Keith Brown draws upon his personal experiences of apartheid-driven South Africa on the... read more

Eat, Drink and be Slim

Polly Hale

Before diet food, diet books and diet clubs; before the obsession with cookery books, competitions and super-sized portions, we had normal eating, of normal portions, of normal food with less obesity and fewer obesity-related diseases and eating disorders. Eat, Drink & be Slim addresses these issues with Polly Hale's no-nonsense, back to basics approach to weight loss and normal, healthy eatin... read more

Before diet food, diet books and diet clubs; before the obsession with cookery books, competitions and super-sized portions, we had normal eating, of normal portions, of normal food with less obesity and fewer obesity-related diseases and eating disorders. Eat, Drink & be Slim addresses these issues with Polly Hale's no-nonsense, back to basics approach to weight loss and normal, healthy eatin... read more

Following The Star

Andrew Walker

Following The Star is a compelling ten-year journey through the highs and lows in the life of a racing fan entwined with the exploits of Kauto Star, one of National Hunt Racing's stars who was compared to the great Arkle. Andrew Walker's book, Following the Star, is a rollercoaster of emotion with Kauto Star as the central figure. This book will appeal to racing supporter, sports fan and gener... read more

Following The Star is a compelling ten-year journey through the highs and lows in the life of a racing fan entwined with the exploits of Kauto Star, one of National Hunt Racing's stars who was compared to the great Arkle. Andrew Walker's book, Following the Star, is a rollercoaster of emotion with Kauto Star as the central figure. This book will appeal to racing supporter, sports fan and gener... read more

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