Hire a Proofreader in Cambridge

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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

Jon B.

Jon B.

Cambridge, UK

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Editor, esp of current affairs and history. Once spotted that the i and e in Tolkien were the wrong way round while flicking through a book.


Work experience:

  • Oneworld Publications
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Political Science & Current Affairs Literary Fiction Fiction Mystery & Crime Philosophy Short Story

Samantha R.

Samantha R.

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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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

Sinead F.

Sinead F.

Windsor, United Kingdom

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I am a qualified copy editor, proofreader and manuscript appraiser, with ten years' experience in the industry.


Work experience:

  • Published by HarperCollins
  • Freelance

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

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing History Humanities & Social Sciences Historical Fiction Fiction Women's Fiction Self-help & Self-improvement Literary Fiction Mystery & Crime

Judith P.

Judith P.

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

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Children's book editor, specializing in middle-grade and picture books. Experienced in helping authors turn good ideas into great books.


Work experience:

  • Plurus Books
  • Oxford University Press
  • Jacaranda Literary Agency
  • Oxford Brookes University

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Picture Books Children's Middle Grade Education & Reference Non-Fiction

Diane F.

Diane F.

London, United Kingdom

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Experienced non-fiction ghostwriter, structural editor (book doctor) and copyeditor, specialising in the arts, humanities and biography.


Work experience:

  • Phaidon Press Ltd.
  • Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East
  • Academy Projects LLP
  • Macmillan Publishers
  • various

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Indexing

Genres: Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction History Photography Biographies & Memoirs

Hannah H.

Hannah H.

Oxford, United Kingdom

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An editor with expertise in children's books, literacy and artwork design, I’ve worked with authors such as Julia Donaldson and Terry Deary.


Work experience:

  • Pearson Plc
  • Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
  • Oxford University Press
  • Hamilton Trust
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Camel Publishing Ltd.
  • BBC
  • Oxford Inspires
  • Blue Tutors
  • University of Oxford
  • Forge Media, University of Sheffield

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Picture Books Comics & Graphic Novels Young Adult Literary Fiction Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction Education & Reference Comics (non fiction) ELT

Keith M.

Keith M.

London, United Kingdom

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Nonfiction publisher (25 years) specializing in science; author of one nonfiction book, three scifi novels and many TV entertainment shows.


Work experience:

  • Oxford University Press
  • Addison-Wesley/Pearson Education
  • Pergamon Press
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Science Fiction Fiction Computers & Internet Non-Fiction Children's - Non-fiction Math & Science Philosophy Humanities & Social Sciences Technology Physics & Chemistry Entertainment Earth & Space & Environmental Sciences

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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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