Provide freelance editorial services including content/copy-editing and proofreading. Main clients are Osprey Publishing and Lion Hudson (and their various imprints). A dream job that enables me to work with fantastic authors on a wide and (at times) fantastically random range of books, and draws on my editorial expertise and strong people skills.
Managed titles, both full-colour illustrated and black and white, from manuscript stage to published book, including copy-editing, liaising closely with authors and in-house production/design/editorial colleagues, and coding/styling the book for typesetting.
Edited and proofread a wide range of military history titles, both illustrated and non-illustrated, from manuscript stage to published book, including conducting picture research and negotiating terms for picture usage.
Provided administrative support for editorial department and learned the ins and outs of the publishing world. A fantastic starting point for my career in publishing with superb colleagues, many of whom I still work with on a freelance basis.
A charming story of hope that will warm your heart and make your imagination soar!Charlie Price, whose world has come crumbling down after a lapse in judgement leaves him unemployed, finds himself flung into the chaotic world of the Blackwells when he relocates to Coraloo with his socialite wife, Velveteen, and shy son, Gideon. Here Charlie attempts to make a living as a "picker", reselling un... read more
The monastic rhythm of life at St Alcuins means that all is peaceful on the surface, but beneath there are strong currents as each monk contends with his own hopes, fears, challenges, and temptations. Not every monk is settled and secure. Sadness permeates the monastery when it is discovered early one morning that one of the novices, Brother Cedd, has disappeared. It quickly becomes clear that... read more
What's it worth, Emma? What are you willing to give in exchange?' He brought the journal within tantalising reach and, with each breath, I inhaled its age like incense, its secrets bitter-sweet and lethal. Emma has done all she can to put the past behind her. Now she has every reason to look forward to a future with Matthew and his family in the beautiful state of Maine. But, in making peace w... read more
Is curiosity a crime? Ree discovers the unfairness of being a girl in a male-dominated scientific world, where alternative ideas are swiftly squashed. Enter a fantasy island where Phil the dodo and other unusual wild animals roam corridors, great halls, and the underground network of passages inside a magnificent museum and science academy. Prevented from following her creative passion as a st... read more
Join Harriet, Darwin's pet tortoise, and Milton, Schrodinger's indecisive cat on a time-travelling quest of discovery, unravelling scientific exploration and religious beliefs and how they fit together. Throughout the centuries humans have been looking for answers to BIG questions - how did the universe start? Is there a God behind it? Has science explained away the need for a God, or can fait... read more
It is 1920. Twenty-two year old Poppy Denby moves from Northumberland to live with her paraplegic aunt in London. Aunt Dot, a suffragette, was injured in battles with the police in 1910. Her contacts prove invaluable. Poppy lands a position as an editorial assistant at the Daily Globe. Poppy has always wanted to be a journalist and laps up the atmosphere of the news room. Then one of the paper... read more
Intrepid reporter sleuth Poppy Denby is invited to attend the auction of the Death Mask of Nefertiti. The auction is to be held on the country estate of Sir James Maddox, a famous explorer and Egyptologist. Representatives of the world's leading museums will be bidding on the mask which was found, in Egypt, under murderous circumstances. Poppy and her colleagues from The Daily Globe, who are t... read more
In the spring of 1966, while the war in Vietnam was still popular, the US military decided to reactivate the 9th Infantry Division as part of the military build-up. Across the nation, farm boys from the Midwest, surfers from California and city-slickers from Cleveland opened their mail to find greetings from Uncle Sam. Most American soldiers of the Vietnam era trickled into the war zone as ind... read more
Young Eamon Goodhand has completed his training to join the Gauntlet, the army of the Master of the land. The Master maintains tight control of his domain by virtue of the Gauntlet, his commanders the Hands, and his ruthless second in command, the Right Hand. Eamon swears to serve the Master in opposing the villainous Wayfarers, whose depredations threaten the land. His gifts, particularly his... read more
Atheism is on the march in the western world, and its enemy is God. Religion, the New Atheists claim, is dangerous, it kills or poisons everything. And if religion is the problem with the world, their answer is simple: get rid of it. But are things really so straightforward? Tackling the likes of Richard Dawkins, Stephen Hawking, Christopher Hitchens, and Daniel Dennett head on, John Lennox hi... read more
Becoming a parent is one of life's greatest joys - and one of its greatest challenges. It is a time when we need a helping hand. In The Baby Book, Rachel Waddilove shares the wisdom of her considerable professional and personal experience to help parents through the first year of their child's life. This reassuring book includes advice on: - breastfeeding and bottle feeding - establishing a fl... read more
What happens when we pray? Does God always answer? Why does it sometimes feel like he doesn't? Scientific developments and daily encounters with the pain of unanswered prayer can leave us wondering what to make of the whole topic. Scientist and theologian David Wilkinson explores these thorny issues, sharing his insights and struggles as he engages with scientific questions, biblical examples,... read more
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My 10+ years of experience focus on Christian fiction and non-fiction, but I will bring my dedication and attention to detail to any genre.
I specialize in copyediting and proofreading Christian adult inspirational/nonfiction books for indie authors and traditional publishers.