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Fraser Crichton

Fraser Crichton - Editor

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

I’m an experienced editor based in Edinburgh, offering a range of copyediting, proofreading, project editing and copywriting services.

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 any genre or style of content.

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.

Services
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs History Self-help & Self-improvement Sports & outdoor recreation True Crime
Fiction
Classics Crime & Mystery Historical Fiction Literature Young Adult & Teen

Work experience

Editor

Self-employed
July, 2016 – Present (over 1 year)

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 (8 selected works)

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