Sara-Jayne Donaldson

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Location Northern Editorial, HIGHLAND, Scotland
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Copy-editing, proofreading, developmental editing, indexing, research, website editing, copywriting


Books, travel guides, illustrated books, newsletters, multi-author books

Qualifications and awards

BA (Hons) Librarianship & Information Studies, Society of Indexers Accreditation


Copy-editing by distance learning – Merit (Publishing Training Centre), InDesign CC Training (Certitec), Introduction to Fiction Editing – one-day workshop & online course (SfEP), Creative Writing A215 (OU) – Distinction


Freelance since 2001


Lily Publications, Ferry Publications, Sandstone Press, self-publishing authors


I specialise in historical fiction and non-fiction (history, genealogy / family history, local history, archaeology, folklore / mythology, biography  and memoir). 

Other subjects: historical and modern maritime (specialist subject: ferries), biography, autobiography, popular culture, crafts, theatre, tarot, art and antiques, paranormal studies, personal development, media studies, New Age / mind, body, spirit / divination


We were very glad of your work and thoroughness. I will certainly be using you again

Isobel Montgomery Campbell. 'Sebastian Shaw: The Man Beneath the Mask'