Hire a Proofreader in London

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Dan H.

Dan H.

London, United Kingdom

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London-based freelance editor of cookery and illustrated non-fiction books


Work experience:

  • Random House
  • Phaidon Press
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Health & wellbeing Home & Garden Architecture Agriculture Parenting & Families

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

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

Lisa G.

Lisa G.

London, UK

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With 10 years' experience in academic publishing, I specialise in translating complex information into engaging text that is a joy to read.


Work experience:

  • Clear cut copy
  • Touch Group
  • Biba
  • Burson-Marsteller

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: History Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Physics & Chemistry Math & Science LGBTQ (non fiction) Entertainment

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

Karen B.

Karen B.

London, United Kingdom

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The Bookseller Rising Star. I edit adult, YA & children's fiction with empathy & vigour. Published author.


Work experience:

  • Speckled Pen
  • Little, Brown Books For Young Readers
  • Working Partners

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

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Women's Fiction Middle Grade Children's Fantasy Paranormal Romance Romance Mystery & Crime Thriller & Suspense

Fiona M.

Fiona M.

London, UK

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14 years experience on psychology, health and self-help titles at a top London publisher, with quality authors and award-winning books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Health & wellbeing Non-Fiction New Age Parenting & Families Psychology Humanities & Social Sciences Self-help & Self-improvement Sex & Relationships

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 Career Guides Non-Fiction Children's - Non-fiction Middle Grade Middle Grade Fantasy

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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.

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