|Location||39 Forge Close, Fleckney, LEICESTER LE8 8DA|
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Copy-editing, proofreading, on-screen editing, writing
Books, journals, newsletters
Equipment and software
PC & Mac, Microsoft Office, PDF-XChange, Adobe Acrobat
Freelance since 2012
Introduction to InDesign (Certitec) 2014, Copy-editing skills (Publishing Training Centre) 2012, Introduction to copy-editing (SfEP) 2012, Basic proofreading by distance learning – merit (PTC) 2011
The Literary Consultancy, Troubador Publishing, Hodder & Stoughton, Alliance Publishing Press, The History Press, Biteback Publishing, The Robson Press, Stork Press, Roman Books, Black Library, self-publishing clients
Fiction (general, literary, crime/mystery/thrillers, historical, romantic, science fiction/fantasy/horror, short stories, anthologies), non-fiction (general, history, memoir, biography, self-help/popular psychology), information technology (computer technology/software/hardware, networks, internet, IT security, technical support), literary studies (critical editions, literary criticism), sport (cricket, football, general)
As a trained copy-editor and proofreader, I am meticulous and flexible, and I offer an editorial service covering all areas of written materials and publications.
I have copy-edited and proofed novels, memoirs, essays and newsletters and many other types of documentation. I also have a strong technical background in IT, having spent many years working in the computer industry.
Richard's copy-edits and proofreads are always extremely thorough, comprehensive and professional. A number of our authors have expressed their gratitude to Richard for providing such a high-quality editLauren Lewis, Troubador Publishing Ltd
Richard tackled a long manuscript that included numerous terms from Southeast Asian languages with meticulous dedication. He noted a number of infelicities and embarrassing repetitions – thus improving and refining my work enormouslyChristopher Hale, non-fiction writer, producer and director
Richard is the consummate professional and an absolute joy to work withMarisha Pink, author of Finding Arun