James Bullivant

James Bullivant – Editor

Experienced copyeditor and proofreader. Professional, affordable and quality-oriented. Get in touch for a free sample!


Thanks for clicking on my profile. So, who am I, and why should you work with me?

I am an editorial project manager at one of the largest educational publishers in the UK, specialising in humanities and social sciences. I spend my time working with authors on developing their books. I now do the same on a freelance basis for individuals looking to improve their manuscripts, articles and blog posts.

I offer development edits and rewrites for content at an early stage, focusing on the structure of your work and its intended audience to make it the best it can be. This will also involve an assessment of the writing style – is it clear, and does it convey information effectively?

I also provide a more straightforward copyediting and proofreading service, looking at spelling, grammar and readability of text. I offer faster turnarounds for these jobs and can work with your deadlines.

Communication is important to me and I will provide regular updates during the work. I look forward to working with you!

Education & Reference Political Science & Current Affairs
English (UK)
  • BA in English Literature

Work experience

Hodder Education

Jan, 2017 — Present

Project management, editing and proofreading of a range of print and digital resources.

James has 10 reviews





Tatiane H.

Tatiane H.

May, 2024

James was very professional and helpful, and delivered quality work on short notice. He was very patient with some last minute changes to the manuscript, and made the whole process of editing simple and effective. He also did a great job amending my non-native English choice of words. I definitely recommend his work.
Richard M.

Richard M.

May, 2024

James was quick, courteous and professional. Three thumbs up!
David L.

David L.

Mar, 2024

James was very professional and helpful from the start. As a first time writer I appreciated the explanations and confidence that he provided throughout. After James had sent his edits back to me I had further changes which he edited with no problem at all. Thank you James for getting me one step closer to publishing my first book!
Nick F.

Nick F.

Feb, 2024

My experience working with James was amazing. Professional, quick to respond, amazing turn around time on work. Even after our collaboration closed he was able to make small revisions at the last minute before publishing. Would highly recommend!!!
Holly C.

Holly C.

Nov, 2023

James was a pleasure to work with! I felt he went above and beyond the scope of work and really cared about the product we were producing. I would highly recommend him and look forward to working with him again in the near future.

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