Margaret Milton

Margaret Milton - Editor

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 proofreader with excellent attention to detail, especially with regard to complex colour books.
Services
Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Children's - Non-fiction
Christian (Non-Fiction)
History
Self-help & Self-improvement
Fiction
Middle Grade
Picture Books

Certifications

  • MLitt Publishing Studies
  • Publishing Training Centre Proofreading

Work experience

Project Editor/Proofreader

Self-employed
October, 2018 – Present (almost 2 years)

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)

Surviving and Thriving on the Single-Parent Journey: A Step-By-Step Approach

Kathlene Seney-Williams

This is a book that comes alongside the reader as a travel guide and walks through the journey via a step-by-step approach. Walking the Single Parent Journey offers the reader a chance for self-discovery, of coming to terms with the pains and effects of the past in order to boldly face the challenges that lie ahead. The book discusses the everyday struggles and issues that single parents face,... read more

This is a book that comes alongside the reader as a travel guide and walks through the journey via a step-by-step approach. Walking the Single Parent Journey offers the reader a chance for self-discovery, of coming to terms with the pains and effects of the past in order to boldly face the challenges that lie ahead. The book discusses the everyday struggles and issues that single parents face,... 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

Bible Detective: A Puzzle Search Book

Peter Martin

Bible Detective

Bible Detective

The Man You're Made to Be: A book about growing up

Martin Saunders

What makes a man? The answer used to be easy. You chopped wood, you wrestled bears, and never showed an ounce of emotion. Today, thankfully, we’ve started leaving some of those ill-fitting gender stereotypes behind. But what replaces them? How do you make sense of masculinity in a world of mixed messages? If you’re a young man growing up in this world, then you’re invited on an adventure (well... read more

What makes a man? The answer used to be easy. You chopped wood, you wrestled bears, and never showed an ounce of emotion. Today, thankfully, we’ve started leaving some of those ill-fitting gender stereotypes behind. But what replaces them? How do you make sense of masculinity in a world of mixed messages? If you’re a young man growing up in this world, then you’re invited on an adventure (well... read more

Margaret has 1 review

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Professionalism
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Quality
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Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Anthony Newland
Working with Margaret was a positive experience. I am new to writing and found Margarets editing positive and necessary for the improvement of my writing.

Anthony Newland, January 2020

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