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.
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.
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
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I love to help writers tell their stories. I've edited 60 published books, and have 10 years' experience in the publishing industry.
Book & magazine copy editor with more than 25 years' experience; eg mystery/historical fiction & history/reference non-fiction