Copy-Editing and Proofreading – I have fourteen years experience working on novels for major commercial fiction imprints and independent freelance clients. I trained as a proofreader with the Publishing Training Centre, qualifying with merit, and I’ve got over 3000 hours of experience working for publishers like Simon & Schuster, Orbit, Corsair, HarperVoyager and Gollancz. I’m also a Professional member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders.
Editorial Reports – I have thirteen years experience of professionally assessing book manuscripts for their strengths and weaknesses. I also completed a Creative Writing MA at the University of Manchester in 2015, and qualified with merit.
Journalism – I’ve been a freelance journalist since 2000, I’ve written for a variety of print and online outlets, and for the last twenty years I’ve been a regular contributor to SFX, the UK’s biggest SF/Fantasy genre magazine.
Fiction – I write science fiction and fantasy novels, and I am currently represented as a fiction writer by the John Jarrold Literary Agency.
If you’re looking for assistance with a writing project, get in touch – I cover a variety of genres, from sci-fi and fantasy to general commercial fiction. You can find my full CV here, and details of my rates, or consult the Who I Am page.