The Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) is a professional organisation based in the UK for editors and proofreaders – the people who strive to make text accurate and readable.
Looking for an editor or proofreader?
The Directory of Editorial Services provides contact information for around 600 SfEP members, plus details of the skills, subjects and services they offer. Find an editor or proofreader now.
Our NEW intermediate-level copy-editing course CE2: Headway bridges the gap between our now upgraded Introduction and Progress courses.
The resulting suite of courses offers you the chance to learn the core knowledge and practical skills needed to work as a copy-editor.
Mentoring in fiction editing
One-to-one training in fiction? Now it's a fact, for SfEP members at all levels.
Whether you are a professional member wanting to extend your skills and judgement in fiction editing, or an improver wanting to practise what you've learnt in the Introduction to Fiction Editing course, you can work with your own experienced mentor in fiction editing and proofreading.
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See our range of guides
Our online shop has a range of guides to editing, marketing, project pricing and more. Specifically written for editors and proofreaders, these short guides will help you to get started or develop your career. All guides are exclusive to the SfEP.