Laura Maude

Laura Maude – Editor

Former publishing editor at John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. Freelance proofreader in trade fiction, computer science, business and education .

Overview

Worked in academic publishing in the technology group of Wiley, specialising in communications technology (telecommunications, broadcasting and computer science) as publishing editor and journals manager:
*Commissioned and was responsible for books from concept to publication.
*Managed the editorial side of Wiley's telecommunications and computer science journals.

Now freelance proofreader, working in trade fiction, business, education and computing books.

I am flexible, adaptable, affable, diligent and focused. I have a meticulous approach, with an eye for detail, excellent organisational skills and an efficient manner.

Services
Non-Fiction
Computers & Internet Education & Reference Self-Help & Self-Improvement Writing & Publishing
Fiction
Contemporary Fiction
Languages
English (UK)
Certifications
  • PTC Proofreading Course - Merit
  • Chapterhouse Proofreading and Editorial Skills Correspondence Course - Pass

Work experience

Self-employed

Oct, 2021 — Present

Any freelance work considered

John Wiley and Sons, Ltd

Mar, 1996 — Dec, 2007 (almost 12 years)

*Commissioned books in the fields of computer science and communications technology, taking them from inception to publication.
*Managed twelve multimillion dollar journals in computer science and telecommunications.
*Worked closely with production, marketing and advertising.

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Chris D.

Chris D.

Nov, 2022

Working with Laura was an enjoyable and easy experience. I found her attentive and professional. Laura communicated well and delivered on time. Happy :-) Thank you.

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