I am a freelance copy editor and proofreader specialising in supporting independent authors to self-publish their work.

If you are an author (or an aspiring author) and are looking for an editor and/or publisher for your next project, then why not drop me a message to discuss how I can help you reach that goal?

Whether you are writing a book, or just need a document proofreading, I can help. Perhaps you write a blog, and would like a second set of eyes before you publish your work online? Maybe you are applying for work and would like me to check your CV before sending it out to prospective employers?

I also offer an affordable self-publishing service. Big publishers are great, but costly. I am hoping to make publishing more affordable and achievable for writers, whether it’s your first piece of work or you are already an established author.

I look forward to working with you!


About Me

Based in Hampshire in the UK, I love to travel and spend time with my family. We are a military family, so time together is precious when we get it.

My professional experience is historically in the public sector, in roles requiring a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. This has armed me with an essential set of skills to aid me in my career in editing.
With regards to my more recent experience, I have contributed to several books in an editorial capacity since 2012 and helped authors to self publish since 2019.

After making the change to concentrate on this work full time I have helped several authors to publish their work. I also create print books for clients wishing to hand their memories or diaries down to their children or grandchildren. Most of my experience with these are military or war diaries.

What’s coming up?

It Started With A Bang

By Terry Day

From an early age Terry Day had the sea in his blood, heading off to join the Royal Navy as a chef at the age of 16 he went on to explore many faraway places during the times at sea. This book takes us on a journey around the world with the Royal Navy while Terry meets some comical characters, has some life changing experiences, before moving on to other challenges. Terry then talks about his second career, in which he would serve 30 years with the fire service. Amidst all of this he shares his experiences as he heads out to sea on sailing ships and even takes part in the 2012 Olympic Games in London as a Dignitary Assistant. After saving the life of a woman who was drowning in 1975, he was awarded the Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society Bronze Marine Medal to add to his many exploits that make this biography a truly riveting read.

Available now

Sideways Boy & the Town of Blocked Toilets

Written by Angie Tailor-Joice

Illustrated by Ben Tailor-Joice

A young boy sets out to investigate a pongy mystery at his school.

Coming soon

Maggie Magpie the Most Beautiful Bird in the World

Written and illustrated by Kerry Wolf

Hollybrook Hollow is a charming village in a little valley. Adventures abound for the animals and people who live there, with many delightful tales to be told. This is just one of them.

Maggie is a magpie who longs to be something much more.

Coming soon

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