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Victoria

Victoria

Cambridge, UK

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

Julia

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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 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

Samantha

Samantha

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Editorial professional with background in ELT and educational materials, with some experience with fiction and non-fiction.


Work experience:

  • S.R. Editing
  • Macmillan Education
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Oxford University Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, ELT, Education & Reference, DIY & Crafts, Classics, Fiction, Short Story, Young Adult, Nature, Middle Grade, Children's, Picture Books

Michelle

Michelle

Fulbourn, Cambridge, UK

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

Rachael

Rachael

Cambridge, UK

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

Chloe

Chloe

Cambridge, UK

Experienced publishing professional with 20+ years of writing, editing, subbing, proofing and production expertise across print and digital.


Work experience:

  • Cambridge University Press
  • Community Practitioner Magazine
  • Operating Department Practitioner Journal
  • Law Business Research
  • Freelance

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Humor & Comedy, LGBTQ Fiction, Plays & Screenplays, Poetry, Short Story, Women's Fiction

Gillian

Gillian

London, United Kingdom

I have worked with many authors, and I never get tired of helping someone write the very best book they can. It's always a thrill.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Random House

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Anthologies, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense

Shelley

Shelley

London, United Kingdom

An experienced, intuitive editor with12 years of commercial publishing success. Allow me to turn your manuscript into an accomplished novel.


Work experience:

  • The Eve White Agency
  • Shelley Instone Literary Consultancy/Agency
  • The Book Editorial Expert

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Contemporary Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction

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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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