Hire a Proofreader in United Kingdom

We've sourced the best proofreaders in United Kingdom who are ready to help you with all your proofreading needs.

DeAndra L.

DeAndra L.

London, United Kingdom

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Thoughtful copy editor and meticulous proofreader with a love of contemporary fiction, women's fiction and narrative non-fiction.


Work experience:

  • London-based publisher

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Business & Management Women's Fiction Entertainment Thriller & Suspense

Gareth W.

Gareth W.

Oxford, United Kingdom

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Copy-editor and proofreader with over 10 years' experience working with traditional publishers and indie authors.


Work experience:

  • Wiley
  • Watkins Editorial Services
  • Unbound

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Computers & Internet Non-Fiction Horror Thriller & Suspense Fiction Writing & Publishing Mystery & Crime Fantasy Science Fiction Psychological Thriller Young Adult

Kate E.

Kate E.

Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Editor & proofreader with seven years' experience at HarperCollins and indie publishers. Specialising in commercial women's fiction.


Work experience:

  • Accent Press
  • Collins, Harpercollins Publishers
  • Parthian Books
  • Express Publishing
  • Avon, HarperCollins (secondment)

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

Genres: Mystery & Crime Fiction Holiday Historical Fiction Romance Women's Fiction

Liz J.

Liz J.

Wells, United Kingdom

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I have worked as an editor since 1998, across a range of genres. I enjoy finding practical ways to help your project shine.


Work experience:

  • Liz Jones Editorial Solutions
  • Quarto
  • Scholastic (Educational Division)
  • Usborne
  • Miles Kelly Publishing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Home & Garden Writing & Publishing Mystery & Crime Education & Reference Children's - Non-fiction Design Architecture

Selena C.

Selena C.

Preston, United Kingdom

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Highly experienced proofreader and copy-editor of healthcare/biomedical, academic, business and miscellaneous subjects at competitive rates.


Work experience:

  • Beaumont Pro Editorial Services
  • I.M.S. Health (now IQVIA)
  • Elsevier Science (Pergamon Press)

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Health & wellbeing Non-Fiction Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Math & Science Humanities & Social Sciences Nature Education & Reference Life Sciences

Amanda R.

Amanda R.

Stourbridge, United Kingdom

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Former acquisitions editor for Angry Robot and SFF editor of award-winning authors, such as Kameron Hurley, Sarah Pinborough and Laura Lam.


Work experience:

  • AR Editorial Solutions
  • Strange Chemistry

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Horror Thriller & Suspense Fiction Urban Fantasy Fantasy Young Adult Science Fiction

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

Hazel R.

Hazel R.

East Linton, United Kingdom

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I'm an editor who loves to help all kinds of writers to polish and perfect their words so that the stories they tell are the best.


Services: Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Business & Management DIY & Crafts Health & wellbeing History Self-help & Self-improvement Fashion & Textiles Design Architecture

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