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Holly Kyte

Holly Kyte - Editor

Kent, United Kingdom

Freelance copyeditor and proofreader specialising in children's fiction and adult non-fiction.

Overview

I'm a freelance editor, specialising in children's fiction and adult non-fiction. I've worked with many publishers, including HarperCollins, Hot Key Books, Piccadilly Press, Penguin Random House, Orion, Octopus, Jacqui Small and Which?.

Services
Languages
English (UK)
Fiction
Adventure Children's - Middle Grade Classics Crime & Mystery Fantasy Historical Fiction Science Fiction Thriller Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Entertainment Self-help & Self-improvement

Work experience

Editor

Hot Key Books
March, 2014 – March, 2015 (12 months)

Part-time maternity cover role as an editor at children's publisher Hot Key, working on fantastic middle grade and teen fiction by authors such as Juno Dawson, Joanne Owen, Salla Simukka, Archie Kimpton and Jim Eldridge.

Editor

HarperCollins Publishers
October, 2012 – Present (over 4 years)

I've worked as a part-time freelance desk editor for Harper Non-fiction, as well as a proofreader and copyeditor, since 2012. This involves working on a huge range of non-fiction titles, from memoir to cookery. I am the editor for Cathy Glass's number-one bestselling fostering memoirs, and project managed the Downton Abbey Scripts series. I've also worked on top cookery titles by Amelia Freer and Lorraine Pascale, and numerous health, lifestyle and gift books.

Freelance editor and writer

Holly Kyte
March, 2008 – Present (over 9 years)

I work as a freelance copyeditor and proofreader for a range of publishers including HarperCollins, Bonnier Publishing, Dorling Kindersley, Jacqui Small and Which?. I also regularly work as a subeditor for Publishing Business on their various glossy magazines, and as an arts journalist, writing book reviews for The Sunday Telegraph.

Portfolio (6 selected works)

The Silent Cry

Cathy Glass

The heartbreaking true story of a young, troubled mother who needed help. The sixteenth fostering memoir by Cathy Glass. It is the first time Laura has been out since the birth of her baby when Cathy sees her in the school playground. A joyful occasion but Cathy has the feeling something is wrong. By the time she discovers what it is, it is too late. This is the true story of Laura whose life ... read more

The heartbreaking true story of a young, troubled mother who needed help. The sixteenth fostering memoir by Cathy Glass. It is the first time Laura has been out since the birth of her baby when Cathy sees her in the school playground. A joyful occasion but Cathy has the feeling something is wrong. By the time she discovers what it is, it is too late. This is the true story of Laura whose life ... read more

Downton Abbey: Series 3 Scripts (Official)

Julian Fellowes

Immerse yourself in Julian Fellowes' multi-award-winning drama. The full scripts of Series Three include previously unseen dialogue and drama. Downton Abbey has become a national phenomenon and the most successful British drama of our time. Created by Oscar-winning writer Julian Fellowes, the first series delighted viewers and reviewers alike with stellar performances, ravishing costumes and a... read more

Immerse yourself in Julian Fellowes' multi-award-winning drama. The full scripts of Series Three include previously unseen dialogue and drama. Downton Abbey has become a national phenomenon and the most successful British drama of our time. Created by Oscar-winning writer Julian Fellowes, the first series delighted viewers and reviewers alike with stellar performances, ravishing costumes and a... read more

Final Showdown

Circus of the Unseen

Joanne Owen

Circus of the Unseen

Circus of the Unseen

As White as Snow (Snow White)

Salla Simukka

As White as Snow

As White as Snow

Eat. Nourish. Glow.: 10 easy steps for losing weight, looking younger & feeling healthier

Amelia Freer

Nutritional therapist and healthy eating expert Amelia Freer has helped her many celebrity client....

Nutritional therapist and healthy eating expert Amelia Freer has helped her many celebrity client....

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