Ross Dickinson

Ross Dickinson – Editor

Copy editor and proofreader of fiction and non-fiction. Extremely experienced and professional.


My job is to help authors make their books perfect.

With a wealth of experience in structural editing, copy-editing and proofreading, I work with a range of publishing houses, companies and individual clients – all of whom are never less than delighted with my work.

I build strong and positive relationships with each of the authors I work with, offering invaluable insights which address both the big picture and the finer details of their manuscripts. My approach is thorough, comprehensive and professional, and I am used to working under pressure and to deadlines. I am happy to work with any genre of book, and am especially experienced in travel literature, memoirs and contemporary fiction.

My life pretty much revolves around the written word – as well as being an editor, I am also a published author and a compulsive reader. As such, I have an intimate understanding of how books work, and use this to help my clients refine and polish their manuscripts to perfection.

I feel it is important to state here that I am one of the more expensive freelancers on Reedsy, but with that expense comes a guarantee of high quality.

"It’s always a pleasure to work with Ross. His eye for detail and accuracy is second to none, and he understands what makes great writing. He is a reliable, thorough and extremely competent editor and proofreader, and I would have no hesitation in recommending him." - Debbie Chapman, Senior Commissioning Editor, Summersdale

“I regularly utilise Ross for his excellent copy-editing and proofreading services. He is always diligent, fast and thorough. I have no hesitation in recommending him.” – Reza Pakravan, author and film-maker

Biographies & Memoirs Education & Reference Health & Wellbeing Travel
Contemporary Fiction
English (UK)

Work experience


Jan, 2017 — Present

I have worked with a number of publishers, including:
Bradt Guides
Boldwood Books
Carcanet Press
Charlie Cat Books
Hera Books
Journey Books
Little M Press
Monday Books
MacLehose Press
Soft Skull Press
Two Roads
Vie Books

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