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 by Judy Giles Memoirs of growing up on the Bromyard Downs during the Second World War.
The Woodland by Theresa Thomas. A parable about how the mind works when faced with trauma.
A Christmas Miracle by Ronald D. Morgan. Children's story literature.

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

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

A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE
Illustrated children's story
First draft/final manuscript (8,226 words)

Chocolate on a Tree. Kiddy Kiddy Books Series
No Shortcut to Success. Kiddy Kiddy Books Series
A Letter that led to Fame

KIDDY KIDDY BOOKS
A series of 25 illustrated story books of a childhood growing up in 1960s Ghana. Moral and educational storytelling.
First drafts/final manuscripts (1-5,000+ words each)

 

Wanderlust campervan and motorhome tours
Modern Country Gardener by Tamsin Westhorpe of Stockton Bury gardens, Herefordshire
Useful, Unselfish Lives The Buckle Family at Eye 1890-1955

WANDERLUST CAMPERVAN AND MOTORHOME TOURS
Curated self-drive tour guides for inspiration and adventure.

Final drafts (10,000+ word count per brochure)

DIARY OF A MODERN COUNTRY GARDENER
Illustrated diary of Tamsin Westhorpe of Stockton Bury gardens.
Final draft (57,000 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.
First/final drafts (16,600 words)

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

 

THE CAMPFIRE COMPANION

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

 

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PROOFREADING FOR NON-NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERS AND BRITISH LOCALISATION

Michelle proofreads texts written by non-native English speakers prior to publication, checking for British English spellings and phrases. This is particularly useful for texts to be read around the English-speaking world. 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)

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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 and want to make sure their business looks professional.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Articles (251 words)
Flyers (429 words)

CATERING/HOSPITALITY

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

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AGENDA, MINUTES AND ARTICLES


Michelle helps clubs and societies with smaller proofreading jobs, such as Agenda, Minutes and Articles. Although these may only be small articles, they are just as important as larger projects and Michelle puts 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)

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

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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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BACHELOR'S AND MASTER'S LEVEL ESSAYS

Michelle proofreads 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 and other learning disabilities.

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)

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Michelle no longer offers this service, but to find out about her other proofreading services, drop her a line today for a free estimate or a quick chat!