Editor and co-founder of the award-winning Holdfast Magazine (British Fantasy Society award for Best Magazine 2015) Bookseller Rising Star 2017, and CIEP (Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading) professional member, I have ten years of experience working in the publishing industry as an editor. I am comfortable working on a wide range of fiction, from women’s fiction to thrillers, SFF to historical romance, with a specialism in science fiction and fantasy. Whether you want to prepare your manuscript for submission to industry professionals or polish your book for self-publication, together, we can get your work ready for the next stage of its journey.
My time at Canelo and Bloomsbury have given me a breadth of experience not only as an editor, but also as a proofreader and seasoned submission reader.
I thrive on working with writers in a kind and professional way - together we can elevate your writing to the next level.
'The best thing about working with Laurel (apart from her overflowing energy and enthusiasm) was her ability to put her finger on things that weren’t quite right in my book. There were inconsistencies that had bothered me for ages, and loose ends that needed to be tidied up properly – Laurel found them all and made gentle suggestions that helped me make a better book' – Helen Wright, author of A Matter of Oaths
- Bookseller Rising Star
- MA Creative and Life Writing from Goldsmiths University
- Digital Proofreading - Publishing Training Centre
- Introduction to Editorial Skills: Copy Editing and Proofreading - Publishing Training Centre
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