Close this message

Christopher Westhorp

Christopher Westhorp - Editor

Kent, England,

Excellence in all aspects of editorial work – from editing to proofreading for all information sources, be they books or business reports

Overview

I'm an experienced editor, having worked in illustrated book publishing, both in house and freelance, for nearly 30 years. I have edited, commissioned and managed many illustrated, non-fiction books across a range of subject areas, including history, cultural reference, military history, religion, science and nature, sport, travel and more. In addition to traditional book publishing I also work on other forms of information presentation, which includes business intelligence analyses and summary documentation; a wide range of commercial, museum and heritage industry materials; as well as a variety of periodic published reports.

Services
Languages
English (AUS) English (CAN) English (UK) English (US)
Non-Fiction
Architecture Art Biographies & Memoirs Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences Education & Reference History Nature Politics & Current Affairs Religion & Spirituality

Work experience

Owner

Self-employed
December, 2010 – Present (about 7 years)

Managing Editor of Cultural Reference

Duncan Baird Publishers
November, 1997 – December, 2010 (about 13 years)

Editor and Publishing Manager

Salamander Books
September, 1990 – November, 1997 (about 7 years)

Editor

Cassell PLC
September, 1987 – September, 1990 (about 3 years)

Portfolio (6 selected works)

The SAS Pocket Manual: 1941-1945

Christopher Westhorp

The Special Air Service was the brainchild of Scots Guards' officer Lieutenant David Stirling, serving with No. 8 Commando. He advocated a specially organized, specially equipped, and specially trained unit dedicated to the "unrelenting pursuit of excellence" that could act covertly and operate behind enemy lines to gain intelligence, destroy enemy aircraft, and attack their supply and reinfor... read more

The Special Air Service was the brainchild of Scots Guards' officer Lieutenant David Stirling, serving with No. 8 Commando. He advocated a specially organized, specially equipped, and specially trained unit dedicated to the "unrelenting pursuit of excellence" that could act covertly and operate behind enemy lines to gain intelligence, destroy enemy aircraft, and attack their supply and reinfor... read more

The Commando Pocket Book 1940-1945

The Commandos were created by Winston Churchill in 1940 as a 'butcher and bolt' raiding unit to destroy vital targets in German occupied Europe. Recruits for this 'special service' were all volunteers, drawn from the British Army, and later, from the Royal Marines and other Allied armies. Commando training was extremely demanding--men had to be physically fit, and show initiative, mental tough... read more

The Commandos were created by Winston Churchill in 1940 as a 'butcher and bolt' raiding unit to destroy vital targets in German occupied Europe. Recruits for this 'special service' were all volunteers, drawn from the British Army, and later, from the Royal Marines and other Allied armies. Commando training was extremely demanding--men had to be physically fit, and show initiative, mental tough... read more

The Wipers Times: The Famous First World War Trench Newspaper

An extraordinary mix of black humor, fake entertainment programs, and pastiche articles, the Wipers Times, the famed trench newspaper of World War One, constitutes a unique record of life on the front line. This complete facsimile edition of the paper, produced to accompany a BBC dramatization, is a historical masterpiece that enables us to sample the real spirit of the trenches—from the safet... read more

An extraordinary mix of black humor, fake entertainment programs, and pastiche articles, the Wipers Times, the famed trench newspaper of World War One, constitutes a unique record of life on the front line. This complete facsimile edition of the paper, produced to accompany a BBC dramatization, is a historical masterpiece that enables us to sample the real spirit of the trenches—from the safet... read more

Amazing Ireland

From ancient stone circle and and Neolithic tombs that are older than the pyramids in Egypt to the crazy rock formation of giant's causeway or the iconic

From ancient stone circle and and Neolithic tombs that are older than the pyramids in Egypt to the crazy rock formation of giant's causeway or the iconic

A Day in The World

One Day—millions of perspectives. On May 15, 2012, people from around the globe will pick up their cameras to record their lives, A Day in the World will be the result. Professionals and amateur shutterbugs alike are featured in this beautiful edition, the most comprehensive photographic documentation of daily life ever made. Tribal areas and urban sprawl, intimate portraits and riotous events... read more

One Day—millions of perspectives. On May 15, 2012, people from around the globe will pick up their cameras to record their lives, A Day in the World will be the result. Professionals and amateur shutterbugs alike are featured in this beautiful edition, the most comprehensive photographic documentation of daily life ever made. Tribal areas and urban sprawl, intimate portraits and riotous events... read more

Share this profile :)

It's time to tell the world about this Reedsy profile!

Explore the Reedsy Community

Reedsy is a community of top publishing professionals. Join Reedsy today to browse 700+ profiles.

89a69ada09d0d90a9053b7b9766700ccaf5556d3

Pierke Bosschieter

Indexer who compiles professional indexes. Can deliver embedded indexes in Word and InDesign as well.

Stitswerd, Netherlands

C4648bd7ce9a7ba24d3322baf6daa4fa69c377e0

Teja Watson

A lifetime of reading, editing, and writing books—this work is my dream. It would be an honor to help you get your book ready for the world.

Oakland, CA, United States

To view 700+ more profiles, Join Reedsy

To view 700+ more profiles, Join Reedsy