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Sophie Bristow

Sophie Bristow - Editor

London, United Kingdom

I am a freelance proofreader and copy-editor who is also an author. Very competitive rates and a friendly, collaborative approach.


I'm a freelance proofreader and copy-editor offering affordable and friendly editing services. On the fiction side, I specialise in children's, middle-grade and YA novels, and in non-fiction I specialise in craft, cookery, gardening and law books, although I have edited science and history titles too. My website is at

English (UK)
Children's - Middle Grade Crime & Mystery Fantasy Science Fiction Thriller Young Adult & Teen
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Health & wellbeing Home & Garden Law Nature Parenting & Families Psychology


  • Member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders, graduate of The Publishing Training Centre and the Society for Editors and Proofreaders' mentoring scheme, with maximum marks.
  • First Class Honours degree in Psychology.
  • Qualified solicitor (UK).

Work experience

Freelance proofreader and copy-editor

The Edit Bee

January, 2014 – Present (almost 3 years)

I specialise in editing YA and middle-grade novels, as well as craft, law and science non-fiction titles.

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