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Lisa C.

Lisa C.

Cambridge, UK

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A seasoned non-fiction editor with 30 years' experience in the publishing industry, 11 of which in-house before going freelance.


Work experience:

  • Lisa Cordaro Publishing Services
  • Sage Publications (London EC2)
  • Kluwer Law International (Wolters Kluwer plc) (London SW1)
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (London EC1)
  • Cambridge Newspapers
  • Hobsons Publishing PLC

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Biographies & Memoirs Career Guides Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Photography Self-Help & Self-Improvement Travel

Victoria P.

Victoria P.

Cambridge, UK

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Development Editor at Cambridge University Press, specialising in Literature titles. Experience with humanities and STEM academic content.


Work experience:

  • Cambridge University Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Writing & Publishing Non-Fiction Anthologies Fiction Literary Fiction Short Story Plays & Screenplays Education & Reference Humanities & Social Sciences Math & Science

Julia B.

Julia B.

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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I am an editor and writer with a mission to make everything I work on the best it can be. I specialise in non-fiction and children's books.


Work experience:

  • Reader's Digest
  • Macmillan Children's Books
  • HarperCollins Children's Books
  • Penguin Books, Ltd.
  • Harcourt Education
  • Orpheus Books
  • Julia Bruce

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry Math & Science Nature Women's Fiction Middle Grade Children's Fantasy Education & Reference

Rachael C.

Rachael C.

Cambridge, UK

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Skilled and accurate editor and proofreader, experienced in academic and educational editing, with a solid mathematical background.


Work experience:

  • Rachael Churchill Editing
  • National Extension College
  • Autonomy
  • Linguamatics

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Computers & Internet Non-Fiction Business & Management Education & Reference Psychology Humanities & Social Sciences

Reka T.

Reka T.

Cambridge, UK

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Developmental editing, proofreading, and creative writing advice for non-native speakers writing in English and pop culture nonfiction.


Work experience:

  • Eaglemoss Ltd. (London)
  • Twister Media (Budapest)
  • Libri Publishing (Budapest)
  • University of Kent (Canterbury)

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Children's Fiction Fantasy Science Fiction Young Adult Comics Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Entertainment

Rachel E.

Rachel E.

London, United Kingdom

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A reliable and highly proficient copy editor and proofreader, with 10+ years' experience from several of the UK's top publishing companies.


Work experience:

  • Orion Publishing Group
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Sage Academic Publishers
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Various

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Romance Fiction Action & Adventure Women's Fiction Mystery & Crime Holiday Young Adult Thriller & Suspense Humor & Comedy

Deborah W.

Deborah W.

England, United Kingdom

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Editor/proofreader: experience in post-doc level books to EYFS and primary KS1 via academic articles, theses and commercial reports


Work experience:

  • Wordwisewebb
  • Warwick Business School
  • SGS Environment
  • Oxfordshire County Council

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Health & Wellbeing Nature Engineering Math & Science Education & Reference Sports & Outdoors Parenting & Families Physics & Chemistry Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences Life Sciences

Michelle B.

Michelle B.

Fulbourn, Cambridge, UK

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Project manager, copy-editor and proofreader since 1989, both in-house and freelance. Accurate and high-quality service.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Windhorse Publications
  • Anglia Ruskin University, Anglia Access Centre
  • Anglia Learning and Teaching, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Carroll & Brown
  • Thorsons/Element (HarperCollins)
  • Parallax Press
  • Macmillan (Hong Kong)
  • Longman (Far East)
  • Mitchell Beazley

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Buddhism Religion & Spirituality Non-Fiction Philosophy Humanities & Social Sciences Education & Reference Health & Wellbeing Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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Proofreaders for hire in Cambridge

So you’ve put your book through the paces and gotten it through a few rounds of editing from beta readers, developmental editors, and copy editors alike. You’re incredibly close to the finish line now — but before you finally and deservedly publish your book, it’s strongly advised to get a proofread.

As the last stage of the editing process, the proofread exists to ensure that your book is up to the professional standards that the industry (and your readers) will demand. Think of it as a safety net to catch all of the remaining grammatical oversteps and spelling mistakes that automatically separate the amateurs from the experts. For many books, it’s the proofread that will ward off any 1-star reviews complaining about the number of typos that the reader encountered while reading your story.

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