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Lucy Nankivell

Lucy Nankivell - Editor

Bournemouth, United Kingdom

I'm a copy-editor and writer (fiction and non-fiction) with a background in English literature and teaching.

Overview

I'm a copy-editor and writer with a background in English literature and teaching English as a foreign language.

Services
Languages
English (UK)
Fiction
Literature Poetry Short Story
Non-Fiction
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Education & Reference Social & Behavioral Sciences

Certifications

  • Copy-editing certificate (Publishing Training Centre)
  • European Computer Driver's Licence
  • ESOL Diploma
  • MA English literature
  • Adult Education Teacher's Certificate

Work experience

English teacher

Speak English online

February, 2011 – Present (about 6 years)

Teaching English at all levels via Skype; helping students rewrite LinkedIn profiles, presentation materials etc; writing and proofreading teaching materials.

Copy editor and writer

Freelance

May, 2008 – Present (almost 9 years)

Copy-editing books (two examples in portfolio), articles, brochures,teaching materials etc, mostly onscreen. Writing teaching and examining materials, instructions and articles.

Portfolio (2 selected works)

Cranborne Chase: A Secret Landscape

Roger Lane

Cranborne Chase is an area of outstanding natural beauty in southern England, encompassing the counties of Dorset, Wiltshire and Hampshire. Here royalty once came to hunt deer and other game in an area that became known as the Chase. It remains a landscape that feels like a painting of the past, with open chalk downland, wide expansive skies, dramatic escarpments and panoramic views. Renowned ... read more

Cranborne Chase is an area of outstanding natural beauty in southern England, encompassing the counties of Dorset, Wiltshire and Hampshire. Here royalty once came to hunt deer and other game in an area that became known as the Chase. It remains a landscape that feels like a painting of the past, with open chalk downland, wide expansive skies, dramatic escarpments and panoramic views. Renowned ... read more

The Tree of Life

G.M. Silva Neto

The Tree of Life is a lyric poem that follows the journey of an essence of life in different phases of existence, within the cyclical movement of universal infinitude. Touching on themes such as love, loss, self-renewal, redemption and the pursuit of dreams, Silva Neto uses the figurativeness of the natural world to delve upon the human condition, its paradoxes, and the broad range of variatio... read more

The Tree of Life is a lyric poem that follows the journey of an essence of life in different phases of existence, within the cyclical movement of universal infinitude. Touching on themes such as love, loss, self-renewal, redemption and the pursuit of dreams, Silva Neto uses the figurativeness of the natural world to delve upon the human condition, its paradoxes, and the broad range of variatio... read more

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