Jennifer Davies

Jennifer Davies – Editor

I've worked with internationally bestselling authors, helping them craft the best versions of their books, and I can help you do the same.

Overview

Editor of:


- 'The Last List of Mabel Beaumont', an Amazon #1 bestseller by Laura Pearson

- 'Jinx' by Jessica Huntley, a 2023 Bookshelf Awards finalist.

- 'Fly Me To Paris' by Helga Jensen and 'One Winter's Night' by Kate Frost, both nominees for awards in the Romantic Novelists' Association

- Phoebe MacLeod, Kate Frost, Sue Watson, Amanda Reynolds, Victoria Walters, and Laura Carter, all bestselling authors


'I consider myself truly blessed to have found Jennifer. She nurtured me through the editing process, painlessly showing great empathy and common sense. Jennifer has the experience, expertise and insight to objectively ask pertinent questions.'


'I'm so thankful I found Jennifer. From the first appointment to discuss what I needed, to where we are right now, it's been 100% professional. I can't express how working with Jennifer doesn't feel like work at all... I would thoroughly recommend Jennifer and would use her fantastic work again in a heartbeat. What a gem!'


Over the course of my career, I've been lucky enough to work with some incredible clients. I've worked with internationally bestselling authors and first-time authors, and I love both equally. I specialise in thrillers and women's fiction, though I've worked across a range of genres. My publisher clients include Boldwood Books and Bookouture (part of Hatchette).


Through my experience of working with traditional publishers, I've been able to help my self-publishing clients craft professional and polished manuscripts. If it's editing you require, I'll carry out two rounds to make sure we don't miss any opportunities to bring your manuscript to its best possible level. I'm super friendly and approachable, and I'm more than happy for you to ask as many questions as you like throughout the process.

Services
Fiction
Contemporary Fiction Historical Fiction Holiday Mystery & Crime Romance Thriller & Suspense Women's Fiction
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Certifications
  • Copyediting (Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading)
  • Proofreading (Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading)
  • Introduction to Fiction Editing (Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading)
  • Switching to Fiction (Louise Harnby)
  • Essential Grammar (Publishing Training Centre)
  • Getting to Grips with Grammar and Punctuation (Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading)
  • Copyediting 2 (Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading)
  • An Editor's Guide to Editing Fiction (Publishing Training Centre)

Work experience

Self-employed

Jul, 2020 — Present

I work with traditional publishers, offering editorial and proofreading services. I also work with self-publishing authors, or authors who have written a manuscript they wish to submit to agents and publishers, helping them to bring their manuscript to its highest possible level.

Current publisher clients include:

Bookouture
Boldwood Books
Flame Tree Publishing
Polygon Books
Hera Books

Portfolio

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Proofreading
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If They Knew

Sophie Flynn

Proofreading
I Wanted You To Know

Pearson, Laura

Copy Editing
Sisters at War

Bacarr, Jina

Copy Editing
Copy Editing
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