Fraser Crichton

Fraser Crichton - Editor

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

I’m an experienced editor and copywriter based in Edinburgh specialising in crime and mystery, literary fiction and sport.

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Overview

I’m an experienced editor based in Edinburgh, offering a range of copyediting, proofreading, project editing and copywriting services. My attention to detail and author/client care are exceptional, and I’m comfortable working on genres as diverse as crime, young adult, literary fiction and memoirs.

My past editorial work includes fiction by numerous internationally bestselling authors, prize-winners and rising stars, and big-hitting autobiographies from the likes of Roberto Durán and Johan Cruyff.
Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
History
Sports & Outdoors
True Crime
Fiction
Classics
Historical Fiction
Literary Fiction
Mystery & Crime
Thriller & Suspense
Young Adult

Work experience

Editor

Self-employed
July, 2016 – Present (almost 4 years)

Editorial Services Assistant / Desk Editor

Pan Macmillan
July, 2013 – July, 2016 (about 3 years)

Promoted to Desk Editor for exceptional editing, project management and author care and for assuming desk editorial oversight for Pan Macmillan’s classic literature imprint during its launch.

Project managed fiction and non-fiction by brand authors from manuscript handover to press, through copyediting, layout design, proofreading and ebook conversion stages.

Developed and implemented departmental metadata best practice in conjunction with Digital team.

Wrote and edited cover and marketing copy across genres; approved proofs of covers and other creative.

Managed ebook workflow and approval procedures.

Portfolio (15 selected works)

The Murders at White House Farm: The shocking true story of Jeremy Bamber and the killing of his family

Carol Ann Lee

On 7 August 1985, Nevill and June Bamber, their daughter Sheila and her two young sons Nicholas and Daniel were discovered shot to death at White House Farm in Essex. The murder weapon was found on Sheila's body; a bible lay at her side. All the windows and doors of the farmhouse were secure, and the Bambers' son, 24-year-old Jeremy, had alerted police after apparently receiving a phone call f... read more

On 7 August 1985, Nevill and June Bamber, their daughter Sheila and her two young sons Nicholas and Daniel were discovered shot to death at White House Farm in Essex. The murder weapon was found on Sheila's body; a bible lay at her side. All the windows and doors of the farmhouse were secure, and the Bambers' son, 24-year-old Jeremy, had alerted police after apparently receiving a phone call f... read more

The Constant Soldier

William Ryan

The Fandom

Anna Day

To Die in Spring

Ralf Rothmann

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