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Lee Coltman

Lee Coltman - Editor

the UK

I am the owner of Proof Away a copyediting and proofreading company that works with all types of written work.

Overview

I am an editor, and I offer a proofreading service in US and UK English I also provide a copy editing service. I have over four year's experience.

I can proofread your school, college, or university essay, or dissertation, thesis, PhD or academic article for spelling, grammar and syntax, plus consistency.

I will happily read through your web copy, blogs, magazine features, novels, scripts, stories, academic papers and more and ensure that the grammar and use of English is meticulous.

I always endeavour to preserve the voice of the writer and make no alterations to writing style unless requested. I work remotely and am extremely flexible regarding working hours and deadlines; I take great care with my work and pride myself on achieving professional standards at all times.

Services
Languages
English (AUS) English (CAN) English (NZ) English (SA) English (UK) English (US)
Fiction
Horror Inspirational Literature Romance Short Story Women's Fiction
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Christian (Non-Fiction) Computers & Internet Economics Education & Reference Religion & Spirituality Self-help & Self-improvement Sex & Relationships Technology

Work experience

The Bride Wore a Brooch: Mail Order Brides of Sandy Dunes 1

Proofaway.co.uk
December, 2015 – December, 2015 (3 days)

The second​ novel I had edited for Cathy Peper (Wendy Trace) a 28,000-word​ Western Historical romance.

Proofread & Edit of The Seventh Season

Proofaway.co.uk
September, 2015 – September, 2015 (15 days)

This was the first novel that I edited for Cathy Peper. A 55,000-word Regal romance novel.

Copy-editing & proofreading.

Proofaway.co.uk
March, 2011 – Present (over 6 years)

​At Proof Away, we ensure that your extract is distinct and persistent, complete and authentic and that the wordings are written flawlessly which are grammatically correct and ready for use by using methods of proofreading and copyediting. Our business performs on a diverse range of publications including books, journals, newspapers and other electronic media resources.
Our task is to correct spelling and grammatical mistakes, layout (proofreading) and check content, enforce subsisting styles and re-write the content (copyediting). Depending on the client’s requirements, we endeavor copyediting and proofreading together in a group.

Portfolio (2 selected works)

The Seventh Season

Cathy Peper

The reigning belle of the London Season, Miranda Blake is the epitome of grace and beauty. But the one thing this wealthy Earl’s daughter is lacking is the very thing she’s never considered to be a priority: finding a husband. When she overhears a jealous matron refer to her as being “on the shelf”, she fears she’s postponed marriage for far too long. Brash American Derek Lang has arrived in E... read more

The reigning belle of the London Season, Miranda Blake is the epitome of grace and beauty. But the one thing this wealthy Earl’s daughter is lacking is the very thing she’s never considered to be a priority: finding a husband. When she overhears a jealous matron refer to her as being “on the shelf”, she fears she’s postponed marriage for far too long. Brash American Derek Lang has arrived in E... read more

The Bride Wore a Brooch: Mail Order Brides of Sandy Dunes 1

Wendy Trace

In a desperate attempt to escape an unwanted suitor, April Blackburn answers a mail order bride advertisement, only to find herself worlds away from the once privileged lifestyle she’d grown accustomed to. Matt Shaw’s world is on the brink of spiraling out of control. His housekeeper has quit, leaving him with no way of keeping his home in order and without the necessary skills to raise his yo... read more

In a desperate attempt to escape an unwanted suitor, April Blackburn answers a mail order bride advertisement, only to find herself worlds away from the once privileged lifestyle she’d grown accustomed to. Matt Shaw’s world is on the brink of spiraling out of control. His housekeeper has quit, leaving him with no way of keeping his home in order and without the necessary skills to raise his yo... read more

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