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James Millington

James Millington - Editor

London, United Kingdom

Professional editor and writer for 15 years. I help with fiction across all genres, and non-fiction, academic and commercial text.

Overview

I am a professional book editor and writer with 15 years of experience in developing prose, polishing text and catching mistakes. I work in all fiction genres, non-fiction, academic, technical and commercial text. I am here to help you get the most out of your writing.

Services
Languages
English (AUS) English (CAN) English (NZ) English (SA) English (UK) English (US)
Fiction
Adventure Classics Crime & Mystery Dystopian Fantasy Historical Fiction Literature Romance Science Fiction Short Story

Work experience

Writer and editor

Self-employed
January, 2000 – Present (almost 18 years)

A book editor and copywriter with 15 years of experience.

I provide high-quality, professional editing and proofreading services to authors, whether they are self-published or traditionally published. I will fix your story problems.

I accept manuscripts across most genres. I also edit non-fiction, whether it be books, websites or marketing material.

Portfolio (15 selected works)

Gun

Lee Hayton

Seven customers shot dead in a coffee shop. Thirty shoppers cut down by an assault rifle at the mall. One hundred and eight pupils killed by high-school students on a rampage.It’s just reached 10:00 a.m. on a beautiful spring day.When a neurological virus triggers an epidemic of gun violence, a modern US city fractures into chaos. Annie’s husband shoots at commuters while his son is buckled in... read more

Seven customers shot dead in a coffee shop. Thirty shoppers cut down by an assault rifle at the mall. One hundred and eight pupils killed by high-school students on a rampage.It’s just reached 10:00 a.m. on a beautiful spring day.When a neurological virus triggers an epidemic of gun violence, a modern US city fractures into chaos. Annie’s husband shoots at commuters while his son is buckled in... read more

The 9 Unbreakable Laws of Language Learning: A Quick and Easy Guide to Developing a Successful Language-Learning Mind-Set

Benjamin J. Lawson

Contrary to popular belief, success in language learning is not about secret techniques, flashy software or expensive courses. Instead the key to language-learning success is cultivating a mind-set of success.Every year endless numbers of people begin to study foreign languages, but many - if not most - give up soon afterwards, not because they 'lack talent', as so many claim, but rather becau... read more

Contrary to popular belief, success in language learning is not about secret techniques, flashy software or expensive courses. Instead the key to language-learning success is cultivating a mind-set of success.Every year endless numbers of people begin to study foreign languages, but many - if not most - give up soon afterwards, not because they 'lack talent', as so many claim, but rather becau... read more

Scipio Rising - 2nd Edition: Book One of the Scipio Africanus Saga

Martin Tessmer

210 BCE. The Roman Republic is on the cusp of a second war with the empire of Carthage. Three young men emerge to battle each other and change the course of history: Cato the Elder, Hannibal the Great, and Scipio Africanus. Follow the Scipio Africanus saga as a quiet scholarly boy emerges to become the man who Liddell-Hart called "Greater than Napoleon."This new edition of Scipio Rising includ... read more

210 BCE. The Roman Republic is on the cusp of a second war with the empire of Carthage. Three young men emerge to battle each other and change the course of history: Cato the Elder, Hannibal the Great, and Scipio Africanus. Follow the Scipio Africanus saga as a quiet scholarly boy emerges to become the man who Liddell-Hart called "Greater than Napoleon."This new edition of Scipio Rising includ... read more

#Tweeting the TL (#Tweeting SF)

Bonnie O'Neill

Poor Dickie Strait. Just when the bullied virgin nerd from Oklahoma thought things were looking up, his new dream tech job in San Francisco lands him right in the pit of the TL, The City’s seediest district. But DS can only defy gentrification hell for so long with the Tenderloin Butcher on his trail and the office psycho on his tail.

Poor Dickie Strait. Just when the bullied virgin nerd from Oklahoma thought things were looking up, his new dream tech job in San Francisco lands him right in the pit of the TL, The City’s seediest district. But DS can only defy gentrification hell for so long with the Tenderloin Butcher on his trail and the office psycho on his tail.

The Three Generals: Book Two of the Scipio Africanus Saga (Scipio Africanus Trilogy 2)

Martin Tessmer

210 BCE. Young Scipio Africanus lands in Iberia to retake the country from Mago, Hasdrubal, and Gisgo, the invincible Three Generals that killed his father and uncle. Outmanned and undersupplied, the new general must rely on his ingenuity and resourcefulness to halt the Carthaginian generals before they can join Hannibal the Great and destroy Rome.This is book two of the four-volume series.

210 BCE. Young Scipio Africanus lands in Iberia to retake the country from Mago, Hasdrubal, and Gisgo, the invincible Three Generals that killed his father and uncle. Outmanned and undersupplied, the new general must rely on his ingenuity and resourcefulness to halt the Carthaginian generals before they can join Hannibal the Great and destroy Rome.This is book two of the four-volume series.

How to Start a VoIP Business: A Six-Stage Guide to Becoming a VoIP Service Provider

Vilius Stanislovaitis

How to Start a VoIP Business: A Six-Stage Guide to Becoming a VoIP Service Provider is the first book which explains in plain English how to become a VoIP provider and start different services, based on a VoIP technology. This simple six-stage guide will give you the know-how of launching services, such as: Mobile VoIP Callback Calling cards Call shops Residential VoIP Virtual PBX SIP trunking... read more

How to Start a VoIP Business: A Six-Stage Guide to Becoming a VoIP Service Provider is the first book which explains in plain English how to become a VoIP provider and start different services, based on a VoIP technology. This simple six-stage guide will give you the know-how of launching services, such as: Mobile VoIP Callback Calling cards Call shops Residential VoIP Virtual PBX SIP trunking... read more

Power Habits: 101 Life Lessons & Success Habits of Great Leaders, Business Icons and Inspirational Achievers

Chris Luke

There are Only Two Types of Habits: The Good and the Bad“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”AristotleWe are the sum of all our habits. Small habits we repeat day after day, week after week, year after year. Small habits that have turned us into who we are today and that will determine who we will become in the future. This goes for all our habits, the g... read more

There are Only Two Types of Habits: The Good and the Bad“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”AristotleWe are the sum of all our habits. Small habits we repeat day after day, week after week, year after year. Small habits that have turned us into who we are today and that will determine who we will become in the future. This goes for all our habits, the g... read more

The Diabetes Cure a Functional Naturopathic Perspective: The Naturopathic Solution to Diabetes

Steve Alcazar

Many people will cause you to think that Diabetes is permanent, and a disease that cannot be cured. This statement could not be any further from the truth, as my book is going to inform you about how easy it is, to actually get rid of Diabetes altogether! One of the most predominant problems with people in America, is our lifestyles. I am sure you can agree that Americans do not have the healt... read more

Many people will cause you to think that Diabetes is permanent, and a disease that cannot be cured. This statement could not be any further from the truth, as my book is going to inform you about how easy it is, to actually get rid of Diabetes altogether! One of the most predominant problems with people in America, is our lifestyles. I am sure you can agree that Americans do not have the healt... read more

Walk It Off: 6 Simple Steps to Get Fit Without Setting Foot in the Gym

Carmina Mevs

Discover 6 Simple Steps to Drop the Pounds, Lose Inches and Feel Good Naked.This concept has been life-changing for hundreds of men and women all across America.What you're about to discover is a totally unique way to get fit without setting foot in the gym.This book is for you IF • You are ready to put yourself first and make your health a priority• You are too tired at the end of the day to ... read more

Discover 6 Simple Steps to Drop the Pounds, Lose Inches and Feel Good Naked.This concept has been life-changing for hundreds of men and women all across America.What you're about to discover is a totally unique way to get fit without setting foot in the gym.This book is for you IF • You are ready to put yourself first and make your health a priority• You are too tired at the end of the day to ... read more

More Chocolate, No Cavities: How Diet Can Keep Your Kid Cavity-Free

Roger Lucas

100% of net proceeds from sales of this book in 2016 will be donated to Healthy Smiles, Health Children Foundation. Based on cutting-edge biochemistry, and the experience of a pediatric dentist who has helped thousands of families, learn how to keep your kid cavity-free with a completely new way of thinking about cavity prevention. With close to zero effort, and zero whining, and you won't sou... read more

100% of net proceeds from sales of this book in 2016 will be donated to Healthy Smiles, Health Children Foundation. Based on cutting-edge biochemistry, and the experience of a pediatric dentist who has helped thousands of families, learn how to keep your kid cavity-free with a completely new way of thinking about cavity prevention. With close to zero effort, and zero whining, and you won't sou... read more

The Untimely Demise of Leo Sunderland: A Half-Way Point Short Story (Death, Reaper, Grimm, Heaven, Hell, Humour, Dying, Fantasy, Myth, Legend Book 1)

Jamiee Morgan

The first book in a brand new short stories series from Jamiee MorganThe Untimely Demise of Leo SunderlandEdward Cooper has a most unusual job. He works in a town called Half-Way Point, a ‘short drive up the A34, just past Newbury.’But Half-Way Point isn’t a place you can visit. You won't find it on any map. Half-Way Point is where you go when you die. A place where you can spend a little time... read more

The first book in a brand new short stories series from Jamiee MorganThe Untimely Demise of Leo SunderlandEdward Cooper has a most unusual job. He works in a town called Half-Way Point, a ‘short drive up the A34, just past Newbury.’But Half-Way Point isn’t a place you can visit. You won't find it on any map. Half-Way Point is where you go when you die. A place where you can spend a little time... read more

Launch Tomorrow: The Non-Designer's Guide to Using a Landing Page to Launch a Lean Startup

Luke Szyrmer

Two different founders had the same idea, at the same time last spring. It happens pretty frequently with breakthrough innovations. Great minds think alike.Anyway, there’s not much differentiating the two founders. They’re both driven. They’re smart. They know the tech will probably work, based on accumulated experience. And they’re willing to work hard to create the future.Recently, these men... read more

Two different founders had the same idea, at the same time last spring. It happens pretty frequently with breakthrough innovations. Great minds think alike.Anyway, there’s not much differentiating the two founders. They’re both driven. They’re smart. They know the tech will probably work, based on accumulated experience. And they’re willing to work hard to create the future.Recently, these men... read more

Life in Moonlight: The Primigenio Tales: Book 1

Alison Beightol

As the world’s oldest vampire, Eamon Rutherford had selfishly enjoyed over one thousand years of blood, money and beautiful women. Until he decided to take a companion. Eamon’s less-than-perfect choice is temperamental ballerina Lauryl Mellis, who wants nothing to do with Eamon or being a vampire. After months of fighting and shared misery together, Lauryl escapes from Eamon in London and disa... read more

As the world’s oldest vampire, Eamon Rutherford had selfishly enjoyed over one thousand years of blood, money and beautiful women. Until he decided to take a companion. Eamon’s less-than-perfect choice is temperamental ballerina Lauryl Mellis, who wants nothing to do with Eamon or being a vampire. After months of fighting and shared misery together, Lauryl escapes from Eamon in London and disa... read more

How to Analyze People: Confessions Your Body Cannot Cover Up (Body language, Human Psychology, Analyze People, Cold reading, Social Skills)

James Thomson

There is always one person on the investigating team in TV crime series that has a sixth sense about people. They observe and deduct behavior, even before it happens!Now, you can be that person in real life with this guide on How to Analyze People- Confessions Your Body Cannot Cover Up! Renowned author James Thomson lays bare the secret to reading people and their expressions, reading your own... read more

There is always one person on the investigating team in TV crime series that has a sixth sense about people. They observe and deduct behavior, even before it happens!Now, you can be that person in real life with this guide on How to Analyze People- Confessions Your Body Cannot Cover Up! Renowned author James Thomson lays bare the secret to reading people and their expressions, reading your own... read more

UNHOLY REVENGE: DI Helen Cooke Investigates (DI Helen Cooke Invesigates Book 1)

RC Welsby

'A HEART-STOPPING DEBUT NOVEL'UNHOLY REVENGE Is a fast paced, gripping story of uncontrolled revenge. A revenge that has festered for years in the mind of the killer, but what is the catalyst that sets the murders in motion? Dark family secrets are revealed as members of the same family are targeted and killed without mercy. DI Helen Cooke and her team are called in to investigate the death of... read more

'A HEART-STOPPING DEBUT NOVEL'UNHOLY REVENGE Is a fast paced, gripping story of uncontrolled revenge. A revenge that has festered for years in the mind of the killer, but what is the catalyst that sets the murders in motion? Dark family secrets are revealed as members of the same family are targeted and killed without mercy. DI Helen Cooke and her team are called in to investigate the death of... read more

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