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Rachel

Rachel

London, United Kingdom

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

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

Jenny

Jenny

London, United Kingdom

Experienced editor of writing for children and adults (fiction, non-fiction, picture books, novelties) through all stages of editing.


Work experience:

  • Hot Key Books
  • Walker Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult, Picture Books, Children's, Travel, Non-Fiction, Middle Grade, Parenting & Families, Children’s Non-Fiction

Shelley

Shelley

London, United Kingdom

An experienced, insightful developmental editor with 12 years of extensive success, including BEST-SELLING and COSTA SHORTLISTED WRITERS.


Work experience:

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

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

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

Tom

Tom

London, United Kingdom

Highly experienced academic and educational book editor, previously worked as Senior Book Production Editor for a leading publishing house.


Work experience:

  • Tom Bedford | Editorial Services
  • SAGE

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management, Non-Fiction, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry, Math & Science, Political Science & Current Affairs, History, Sociology, Education & Reference

Derek

Derek

London, UK

With over 10 years of international print and digital publishing experience, I offer editorial services to authors in education.


Work experience:

  • Refreshing Copy
  • Macmillan Education, Springer Nature

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, ELT, Writing & Publishing, Business & Management

Sasha

Sasha

London, UK

Editor with 15 years of experience in a variety of subject areas, including politics, the environment, science, technology, and business.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • The New Republic
  • HuffPost
  • The Guardian

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Nature, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Technology, Travel, True Crime

Muna

Muna

London, UK

I'm an experienced non-fiction editor, specialising in food, health and wellbeing, who loves to help develop unique voices and books.


Work experience:

  • Headline Publishing Group, Hachette
  • BBC Books, Ebury, Penguin Random House
  • Kyle Cathie (now Kyle Books)

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

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Self-Help & Self-Improvement

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Proofreader for Hire London

You’ve removed all plot holes, tightened up your prose, gone through several rounds of revisions, and feel like your manuscript is just about ready to hit the presses. But before you do, there’s one crucial part of the editing process left: proofreading.

Whether you’ve already worked with a developmental or copy editor, or enlisted beta readers, friends, and family to look over your book, you must have someone read your manuscript with the singular goal of proofreading. This involves looking out for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and consistency errors. And trust us, when the Amazon review section of your book is free from comments like “This book is riddled with typos!” — you’ll be relieved you didn’t skip the proofreading step.

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