Copy-editing and Proofreading. I have worked on over 300 novels in a number of genres and non-fiction in many different subject areas.
Fiction (general, literary, crime/mystery/thrillers, historical, romance, science fiction/fantasy/horror, short stories, anthologies), non-fiction (general, history, memoir, biography, self-help/popular psychology), information technology (computer technology/software/hardware, networks, internet, IT security, technical support), literary studies (critical editions, literary criticism), sport (cricket, football, general).
I have been freelance since 2012. I have copy-edited and proofread novels in a number of genres and non-fiction in many different subject areas. I also have a strong technical background in IT, having spent many years working in the computer industry.
Basic Proofreading by Distance Learning (PTC) – pass with merit
Introduction to copy-editing (SfEP)
Copy-editing skills (PTC)
Introduction to InDesign (Certitec)
Editor of the Philip Roth Society Newsletter (Literary journal) 2008-15.
2011 – Basic Proofreading (Passed with merit) – Publishing Training Centre
2012 – Introduction to Copy-editing – Society for Editors and Proofreaders
2012 – Copy-editing skills – Publishing Training Centre.
2014 – Introduction to Adobe InDesign – Certitec
Pan Macmillan/Tor Books
The Literary Consultancy
The School of Life
Hodder & Stoughton
Alliance Publishing Press
The History Press
The Robson Press
Many self-publishing clients.
Professional member of the CIEP