Margaret Milton

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Edinburgh, UK

Highly experienced Project Editor and Proofreader specialising in Christian books and children's picture books.

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Overview

I have worked in publishing for 12 years and have spent 8 years with a respected Christian publishing company. I have project managed children's picture books, complex children's non-fiction, and multiple Christian fiction and non-fiction titles. I am an experienced proofreading with excellent attention to detail, especially with regard to complex colour books.
Services
Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade
Children's Picture Books
Christian
Non-Fiction
Children's Books (Non-Fiction)
Christian (Non-Fiction)

Certifications

  • MLitt Publishing Studies
  • Publishing Training Centre Proofreading

Work experience

Project Editor/Proofreader

Self-employed
October, 2018 – Present (6 months)

Freelance Project Editor managing projects through from concept to publication. Experienced Proofreader and Permissions Manager.

Managing Editor

Lion Hudon
September, 2016 – September, 2018 (about 2 years)

Managing full children's publishing programme. Working with authors to produce final product. Editing manuscripts and writing illustration briefs.

Project Editor

Lion Hudson
April, 2013 – August, 2016 (over 3 years)

Managing titles from concept through to publication. Liaising with authors and freelancers. Proofreading and clearing permissions.

Assistant Editor

Lion Hudson
October, 2010 – March, 2013 (over 2 years)

Assistant to several Editors across various genres. Proofreading, permission clearance and picture research.

Portfolio (11 selected works)

Bible Detective: A Puzzle Search Book

Peter Martin

Bible Detective

Bible Detective

J.R.R. Tolkien: The Making of a Legend

Colin Duriez

Long before the successful The Lord of the Rings films, J.R.R. Tolkien's creations, imagination, and characters had captured the attention of millions of readers. But who was the man who dreamt up the intricate languages and perfectly crafted world of Middle - earth? Tolkien had a difficult life, for many years: orphaned and poor, his guardian forbade him to communicate with the woman he had f... read more

Long before the successful The Lord of the Rings films, J.R.R. Tolkien's creations, imagination, and characters had captured the attention of millions of readers. But who was the man who dreamt up the intricate languages and perfectly crafted world of Middle - earth? Tolkien had a difficult life, for many years: orphaned and poor, his guardian forbade him to communicate with the woman he had f... read more

The Oxford Inklings: Lewis, Tolkien and their Circle

Colin Duriez

The Oxford Inklings tells the story of the friendships, mutual influence, and common purpose of the Inklings - the literary circle which congregated around C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien., Meeting in pubs or Lewis's college rooms, they included an influential array of literary figures. They were, claimed poet and novelist John Wain, bent on "the task of redirecting the whole current of contempo... read more

The Oxford Inklings tells the story of the friendships, mutual influence, and common purpose of the Inklings - the literary circle which congregated around C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien., Meeting in pubs or Lewis's college rooms, they included an influential array of literary figures. They were, claimed poet and novelist John Wain, bent on "the task of redirecting the whole current of contempo... read more

The Lion Handbook to the Bible: Still the Best Book to Have Next to the Bible (Fifth edition)

Dennis Alexander, Pat Alexander

Still the best book to have next to the Bible. The Lion Handbook to the Bible was first published in 1973 and has been continuously in print ever since, selling over 3 million copies worldwide. This fascinating guide to the book that has intrigued and inspired millions of people for thousands of years comprises an authoritative yet accessible commentary on the Bible, book by book and chapter b... read more

Still the best book to have next to the Bible. The Lion Handbook to the Bible was first published in 1973 and has been continuously in print ever since, selling over 3 million copies worldwide. This fascinating guide to the book that has intrigued and inspired millions of people for thousands of years comprises an authoritative yet accessible commentary on the Bible, book by book and chapter b... read more

Hark!: The Biography Of Christmas

Paul Kerensa

In this delightful sleigh ride through Christmas history, Paul Kerensa answers the festive questions you never thought to ask... Did Cromwell help shape the mince pie? Was St Nicholas the first to use an automatic door? Which classic Christmas crooners were inspired by a Hollywood heatwave? And did King Herod really have a wife called Doris? Whether you mull on wine or enjoy the biggest turkey... read more

In this delightful sleigh ride through Christmas history, Paul Kerensa answers the festive questions you never thought to ask... Did Cromwell help shape the mince pie? Was St Nicholas the first to use an automatic door? Which classic Christmas crooners were inspired by a Hollywood heatwave? And did King Herod really have a wife called Doris? Whether you mull on wine or enjoy the biggest turkey... read more

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