Proofreading

FICTION AND NON-FICTION

Michelle enjoys taking on large projects and is self-disciplined when adhering to strict deadlines. She will make suggestions to improve the work as necessary; this is especially helpful for first-time and independent authors.

THE HOUSE ON THE DOWNS
A Herefordshire Childhood on the Bromyard Downs.
First draft (35,000 words)

The House on the Downs by Judy Giles Memoirs of growing up on the Bromyard Downs during the Second World War.

THE WOODLAND
A parable about how the mind works when faced with trauma.
Final draft (11,135 words)

The Woodland by Theresa Thomas. A parable about how the mind works when faced with trauma.

A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE
Illustrated children's story
Final Draft (8,226 words)

A Christmas Miracle by Ronald D. Morgan. Children's story literature.

DIARY OF A MODERN COUNTRY GARDENER
Illustrated diary of Tamsin Westhorpe of Stockton Bury gardens.
Final draft (57,000 words)

Modern Country Gardener by Tamsin Westhorpe of Stockton Bury gardens, Herefordshire

MEMOIRS
Illustrated History of a doctor's wife's nomadic existence
First draft (3,000 words)

95TH RIFLES
Living History Society Handbook (Vol 6) The Campfire Companion (7,000+ words)

 

 

BACHELOR'S AND MASTER'S LEVEL ESSAYS

Michelle enjoys proofreading students' final draft essays for spelling, punctuation and grammar, ensuring that their work is mistake-free. She is able to notify the author of any inconsistencies without compromising the sole ownership of their work. This is particularly helpful for those with dyslexia.

BACHELOR'S DEGREE
BA War, Peace and International Relations
Assignments (1,766 words)
Essay (3,277 words)

MASTER'S DEGREE
MA Politics and International Relations
Assignment (3,830 words)
Dissertation (14,239 words)

MASTER'S DEGREE
MSc Programme and Project Management
Essay (3,642 words)
Dissertation (27,495 words)

PROOFREADING AND LOCALISATION FOR NON-NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERS

Michelle proofreads documents written by non-native English speakers prior to publication, checking for British English spellings and phrases. She is also able to localise American English for a British audience.

BUSINESS/MARKETING

Articles for websites (5,050 words)
Product leaflets (2,121 words)
Questionnaires (5,786 words)

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PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITIES

Articles written by non-native English speakers aimed at Professional Communities to be published on LinkedIn and Facebook pages

SYLLABIFICATION

Changing words into syllables (793 words)

PROOFREADING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Michelle aids small businesses by proofreading Website Articles, Advertisements in local publications, Flyers, Menus, etc. This is particularly helpful for those who are not confident in their use of written English.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Articles (251 words)
Flyers (429 words)

CATERING FIRMS

Flyers (291 words)
Menus (78 words)
Table Cards (249 words)

AGENDA, MINUTES AND ARTICLES


Michelle helps out societies with smaller proofreading jobs, such as Agenda, Minutes and Articles.

ROYAL BRITISH LEGION
(Local Branch)
Agenda and Minutes for meetings (1,157 words)
Agenda and Minutes for the AGM (1,430 words)
Chairman's Reports
(1,218 words)
Articles for village magazine (324 words)

THEĀ  MAGPIE
Monthly village magazine (10,000+ words)

WOMEN'S INSTITUTE
(Local Branch)
Agenda and Minutes for meetings (1,079 words)
Agenda and Minutes for the AGM (2,030 words)
Articles for village magazine (466 words)

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