Hire a Proofreader in London

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Gillian H.

Gillian H.

London, United Kingdom

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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

Claire R.

Claire R.

London, UK

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I'm a non-fiction editor and proofreader with a passion for food and healthy eating.


Work experience:

  • Claire Rogers Editing
  • Elwin Street Productions Ltd
  • Kyle Books Ltd
  • Duncan Petersen Publishing
  • HerUni.com

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Home & Garden

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

Jenny J.

Jenny J.

London, United Kingdom

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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

Colm B.

Colm B.

London, United Kingdom

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Freelance developmental editor, with a focus on thriller fiction, travel/memoir non-fiction, and LGBTQ+ writing.


Work experience:

  • Self-Employed
  • RateSetter

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: LGBTQ (Fiction) Fiction Thriller & Suspense LGBTQ (non fiction) Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction

Muna R.

Muna R.

London, UK

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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

Elanor B.

Elanor B.

London, UK

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Published author and editor with 6+ years working on picture books, short stories, and fiction for publishers including Scholastic.


Work experience:

  • Make Believe Ideas (Scholastic)
  • The Hiring Academy
  • Routledge
  • The Short Fiction Journal (online)

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

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Short Story Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction Middle Grade Middle Grade Fantasy

Tom B.

Tom B.

London, United Kingdom

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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

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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.

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