Katy Denny

Katy Denny - Editor

London, England, UK

Experienced non-fiction editor, project manager and proofreader for illustrated and mono books.

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Overview

I'm a freelance book editor, project manager and proofreader with over 20 years' experience

Languages
English (UK)
Non-Fiction
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
DIY & Crafts
Health & wellbeing
Home & Garden
Nature
Parenting & Families
Self-help & Self-improvement
Sports & outdoor recreation

Work experience

Senior Editor

Pan Macmillan
March, 2017 – August, 2018 (over 1 year)

Short term contract to help a new imprint (Bluebird) implement good editorial systems and deliver their ambitious early publishing programme. mostly project management with some editing and proofreading.

Commissioning Editor, maternity cover

Ebury
November, 2015 – March, 2017 (over 1 year)

I covered two lots of maternity leave within the Vermilion team, managing books from delivery to print and commissioning titles on health, self-help and parenting.

Freelance

Self-employed
April, 2012 – November, 2015 (over 3 years)

After working for many years as an employee for companies including BBC Books, Octopus Publishing Group and F&W Media on lifestyle illustrated books I went freelance and provided editorial services to a range of publishers including HarperCollins, Hachette, Quintet and Pavilion.

How to Grow a Baby and Push It Out: Your no-nonsense guide to pregnancy and birth

Clemmie Hooper

Everything you wanted to know but were too embarrassed to ask - a guide to pregnancy and birth straight from the midwife's mouth. Winner of the Gold and Consumer Choice award at the Mumii Best Baby and Toddler Gear Awards 2017Mum to four little girls and midwife to many, Clemmie Hooper wants to share her knowledge, wisdom and stories about pregnancy, birth and mothering young children that are... read more

Everything you wanted to know but were too embarrassed to ask - a guide to pregnancy and birth straight from the midwife's mouth. Winner of the Gold and Consumer Choice award at the Mumii Best Baby and Toddler Gear Awards 2017Mum to four little girls and midwife to many, Clemmie Hooper wants to share her knowledge, wisdom and stories about pregnancy, birth and mothering young children that are... read more

Stitch London

Lauren O'Farrell

Title: Stitch London <>Binding: Paperback <>Author: O'Farrell, Lauren <>Publisher: DAVID & CHARLES

Title: Stitch London <>Binding: Paperback <>Author: O'Farrell, Lauren <>Publisher: DAVID & CHARLES

The Stitch Bible: A Comprehensive Guide to 225 Embroidery Stitches and Techniques

Kate Haxell

A comprehensive step-by-step guide to embroidery, with over 225 stitches and techniques plus a range of fresh and modern projects. Learn the basic stitches and master 8 different embroidery styles, including blackwork, crewelwork, hardanger, pulled thread, goldwork and freestyle. Every stitch has clear step-by-step instructions and is accompanied by colour diagrams., And you can practise your ... read more

A comprehensive step-by-step guide to embroidery, with over 225 stitches and techniques plus a range of fresh and modern projects. Learn the basic stitches and master 8 different embroidery styles, including blackwork, crewelwork, hardanger, pulled thread, goldwork and freestyle. Every stitch has clear step-by-step instructions and is accompanied by colour diagrams., And you can practise your ... read more

The 28 Day Alcohol-Free Challenge: Sleep Better, Lose Weight, Boost Energy, Beat Anxiety

Andy Ramage, Ruari Fairbairns

Be happier, healthier and more productive by taking a break from booze! An illustrated day-by-day guide packed with inspiration and practical help, The 28 Day Alcohol-Free Challenge is the only book you need to reset your drinking habits and discover a hangover-free world of quality time to achieve your goals. Drawing on their own experiences of ditching the drink, and bringing together the co... read more

Be happier, healthier and more productive by taking a break from booze! An illustrated day-by-day guide packed with inspiration and practical help, The 28 Day Alcohol-Free Challenge is the only book you need to reset your drinking habits and discover a hangover-free world of quality time to achieve your goals. Drawing on their own experiences of ditching the drink, and bringing together the co... read more

Take Control of your IBS: The Complete Guide to Managing Your Symptoms

Professor Peter Whorwell

One in five adults suffer from IBS, yet IBS still baffles the medical profession as there are no definitive tests for it - it's often the diagnosis given in the absence of any positive tests. As such, it encompasses a huge variety of gastrointestinal disorders and many suffers fail to get the treatment they need. Take Control of Your IBS brings together over thirty years of research at the bus... read more

One in five adults suffer from IBS, yet IBS still baffles the medical profession as there are no definitive tests for it - it's often the diagnosis given in the absence of any positive tests. As such, it encompasses a huge variety of gastrointestinal disorders and many suffers fail to get the treatment they need. Take Control of Your IBS brings together over thirty years of research at the bus... read more

Younger: The Breakthrough Programme to Reset our Genes and Reverse Ageing

Sara Gottfried

The scientific reality is that 90 per cent of the signs of ageing and disease are caused by lifestyle choices, not your genes. In other words, you have the capability to overcome and transform your genetic history and tendencies. Harvard/MIT-trained physician Sara Gottfried, M.D., has created a revolutionary 7-week programme that empowers us to make the critical choices necessary to not just l... read more

The scientific reality is that 90 per cent of the signs of ageing and disease are caused by lifestyle choices, not your genes. In other words, you have the capability to overcome and transform your genetic history and tendencies. Harvard/MIT-trained physician Sara Gottfried, M.D., has created a revolutionary 7-week programme that empowers us to make the critical choices necessary to not just l... read more

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