Copyediting and Proofreading History

COPYEDITING AND PROOFREADING HISTORY

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

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L.T.C. ROLT. A Collector's Bibliography by Peter Roberts

MORTIMER LANDSCAPE OF NORTH HEREFORDSHIRE
Illustrated book linking the stories of Wigmore Castle and the Battle of Mortimer’s Cross.
(15,000 words)

DISABILITY NIGHTMARE
Autobiography about growing up with a disability in 1960s Ghana and training to be a doctor in Germany.
(36,000 words)

L.T.C. ROLT - A COLLECTOR'S BIBLIOGRAPHY
Comprehensive listing of the works of the great railway and canal enthusiast.
(63,000 words)

The House on the Downs by Judy Giles Memoirs of growing up on the Bromyard Downs during the Second World War.
Useful, Unselfish Lives The Buckle Family at Eye 1890-1955
A Christmas Miracle by Ronald D. Morgan. Children's story literature.

THE HOUSE ON THE DOWNS
A 1940s childhood growing up on the Bromyard Downs in Herefordshire.
(33,000 words)

USEFUL, UNSELFISH LIVES
The Buckle Family at Eye 1890-1955

Country Lives: Studies in Herefordshire Local History No. 1
Illustrated biography of Rev Wilfrid Buckle.
(17,000 words)

A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE
Illustrated children's story set in a Welsh valley in the 1930s.
(8,000 words)

Chocolate on a Tree. Kiddy Kiddy Books Series

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Front cover of book 'Dare to Survive' by Prissie Morgan. Autobiographical story of childhood in rural South Wales.

KIDDY KIDDY BOOKS
A series of 25 illustrated storybooks influenced by the author's childhood growing up in 1960s Ghana. Moral and educational storytelling.
(1,000-5,000+ words each)

 

BUCKETS OF PORRIDGE
Autobiography of a Londoner who enjoys a fulfilling 50-year career in farming whilst finding religion in nature.
(184,000 words)

DARE TO SURVIVE
Largely set rural south Wales, this is the intimate and moving life story of a girl whose early years were shrouded in tragedy and dark secrets.
(108,000 words)

Wanderlust campervan and motorhome tours
cover of the Modern Country Gardener
The Woodland by Theresa Thomas. A parable about how the mind works when faced with trauma.

WANDERLUST CAMPERVAN AND MOTORHOME TOURS
Curated self-drive tour guides for inspiration and adventure.
(10,000 words per pdf)

DIARY OF A MODERN COUNTRY GARDENER
Illustrated diary of Tamsin Westhorpe of Stockton Bury gardens.
(59,000 words)

THE WOODLAND
A parable about how the mind works when faced with trauma.
(11,000 words)

A DOCTOR'S WIFE'S NOMADIC EXISTENCE
Autobiography (published privately).
(3,000 words)

 

THE MEMOIRS OF LEONARD ALEXANDER CONOD
Autobiography told through handwritten letters to his grandson.
(12,000 words)

THE CAMPFIRE COMPANION

95th Rifles Living History Society
Handbook (Vol 6)
(7,000 words)

 

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PROOFREADING/LOCALISING FOR NON-NATIVE BRITISH ENGLISH SPEAKERS AND MULTILINGUALS

I specialise in proofreading and localising texts written by non-native British English speakers and multilinguals prior to publication, checking for British English spellings and phrases. This is particularly useful for texts to be read around the English-speaking world. I am 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 British English speakers and multilinguals to be published on LinkedIn and Facebook pages and aimed at Professional Communities.

SYLLABIFICATION

Changing words into syllables (793 words)

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PROOFREADING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

I aid small businesses by proofreading their texts (websites, articles, advertisements in local publications, flyers, menus, etc). This is particularly helpful for those who are not confident in their use of written English and want to ensure their written work reflects the professionalism of their business.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Articles (251 words)
Flyers (429 words)

CATERING/HOSPITALITY

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

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PROOFREADING FOR CLUBS AND SOCIETIES


I help clubs and societies with smaller proofreading jobs, such as agenda, minutes, articles, newsletters. Although these may only be small texts, they are just as important as larger projects and I put just as much effort into proofreading them.

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)

THE MAGPIE

Monthly village magazine (10,000+ words)

Magpie. village magazine. Weobley, Herefordshire.

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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