If you’re searching for book editors in Glasgow, the following list is especially for you.
A member of the Editorial Freelancers Association and of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders, Eleanor Abraham has over 20 years of experience in the industry. She has worked both in-house and as a freelancer on hundreds of titles, and her range of clients is rather wide, as she is able to adapt to any type of project. Eleanor has extensive knowledge in terms of production, especially when it comes to the newest software and editing methods – since she has experience as a production and desk editor, she is able to guide clients through every step of the process.
Eleanor Abraham can provide developmental editing, line editing, and proofreading for commercial fiction. Her preferred genres vary widely, with an emphasis on crime and cookery (especially baking) – this is because she is a sugar artist. She participated in the 2014 edition of the Cake & Bake Show, and her book called “Traditional Scottish Recipes” is already on its 8th reprint. In terms of crime, she has worked on four series, from cozy-crime to gritty realism. Her work is available here.
If you’re interested in a collaboration, feel free to contact her using the information displayed online.
Michelle Dunbar has a B.A. Honors in English Literature and is a member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders. She was an intern at the Hawkins Publishing group in 2013-2014, and then started editing novels in 2014, thus managing to add a considerable number of works to her portfolio.
Her services cover a broad range of areas, as she can provide assistance throughout the entire process. They cover: manuscript critiquing, which includes a single read followed by an editorial letter which is comprised of advice regarding your work, outlining/planning, where she helps you create a plan for your book, developmental editing, with a focus on the “bigger picture”, deep line editing, which follows the latter and consists of a detailed analysis of your manuscript, mentoring, author platform services, interior formatting, copy-editing, proofreading, fact-checking services, and self-publishing services.
Her already published projects include “Charon Unguarded”, by Anna H. Johnstone, “Divided”, by Madeline Dyer, and “Patch of Dirt”, by Richard Lutman. You can find all of them here. Once you read the list, you will notice that Michelle is open to working with a wide variety of genres, such as young adult, mythology, occult & supernatural, romance, and fantasy.
If you want to work with her, you can reach her using this contact information.
A freelance copy-editor and proofreader, Denise Cowle is based in Glasgow. She works in educational and humanities publishing, specializing in English Language Teaching, thus managing to complete various projects involving supplementary materials, course books, promotional materials, and website content as well. Her range of clients is rather wide – she works for both individuals and organizations on documents such as reports, theses, dissertations, and catalogues.
In terms of studies, Denise has a BSc in Physiotherapy, with a specialization in musculoskeletal disorders and trauma, and an experience of 25 years in the field. She was also a clinical educator at the Caledonian University in Glasgow. Furthermore, she is a member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders and of the Glasgow’s Editors Network. If you want to read more about her studies, you can access her website.
As she has knowledge in numerous domains, her preferred genres are sports (especially tennis), travel, film and TV, health and wellness, nursing and midwifery, sports medicine, health professions (with an emphasis on physiotherapy), cookery, and she also accepts Scotland-related writings.
Her services consist of proofreading, where she verifies your spelling, punctuation, and grammar, the use of capitalization and hyphenation, the formatting and layout, headings, subheadings and page numbers, and where she applies your house style, and copy-editing. The final costs vary from one project to another – if you want to obtain a quote, you can find out more here.
If you decide to collaborate with her, you can contact her using the information displayed on her website.
4. Peter McCune
A writer with an experience of over a decade in the field, Peter McCune is based in Glasgow. He has completed a Masters course in Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow, and he has also studied the MLitt course, where he was taught by renowned authors, such as Jane Goldman, Colin Herd, and Zoë Strachan. Furthermore, he has an Honors Degree in English Literature and Philosophy from the University of Glasgow.
Besides maintaining his writing activity, he also provides proofreading and editing services for creative and academic writers. If needed, he can also provide an in-depth editing service for your project. He has edited a considerable number of novellas, novels, and short stories – he has a publications page available here, in case you want to know more. When it comes to academic writing, he has worked on the undergraduate, masters, and PhD levels. He is specialized in history, business studies, philosophy, English literature, ethnomusicology, and education.
If you would like to collaborate with Peter, you can find his contact information online.
Chris Bryce has 2 Masters Degrees, a post-graduate qualification, and has been a member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders since 2015, as well as of the Institute of Leadership and Management.
In terms of services, she provides editing and proofreading – Chris has copy-edited works of fiction, academic texts, and is often required to provide refreshed wording for blogs, advertising, and others. She can correct SEO documents, grammar, spelling, and punctuation, and many other aspects of your work, whether it fits the standards of fiction or non-fiction.
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