York Editors

Editing and proofreading services


Anna Honing

Skills: Proofreading, copy-editing, writing

Subjects: Literature, history, English Language Teaching, business, health and social care, the environment

Types of publication: E-learning materials, books, bid documents, blog posts, websites, essays and dissertations, newsletters and marketing publications

About me: I have 7 years’ experience in proofreading and copy-editing, both in-house and freelance, and worked for 8 years as an English Language teacher in the UK and Japan. I have worked for environmental organisations, a business training consultancy and for the UK’s largest awarding organisation for first aid qualifications producing online training suites for the health and social care sector. 

With a PhD in English Literature, I also have a strong interest in history, art and music and have edited newsletters and interpretation materials for a national museum. 

Email: aheditorial@gmail.com

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/annahoning

Location: York


Mandy Appleyard

Mandy Appleyard

Skills: Writing (commercial, creative and journalism), editing and proofreading

Subjects: History, literature, geography, the arts, current affairs, environment and commercial

Types of publication: Website copy, books including self-published novels, journals, newspapers, magazines and periodicals, student dissertations and theses, company reports and commercial material.

About me:  My work as a journalist has appeared in Grazia, The Daily Mail, The Independent on Sunday, Marie Claire, Elle, Yours and many other publications. I have worked at home and abroad (in Hong Kong and California) as a writer, editor and proofreader, winning a couple of awards along the way. I am an experienced, qualified and skilled copy-editor and proofreader, working for commercial clients, self-publishers, students, SMEs, charities and educational bodies.

Emailhmandya@gmail.com

Website: www.mandyappleyard.co.uk

Twitter@mandyappleyard

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/mandy-appleyard/2b/1a2/a55

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Location:  York, England


Sharon Telfer

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Skills: writing, rewriting, development editing, copy-editing, language editing

Subjects: arts and heritage / biography and life writing / charities and not-for-profit / health, healthcare / history/ literature / social policy, social sciences, politics

Types of publication: corporate communications / elearning, interactives, online learning materials / magazines and newsletters / presentations / research / websites

About me:  I’m an award-winning writer and editor with over 25 years’ experience.

I specialise in writing, rewriting and editing that puts complex information into clear, concise English, whatever the subject. But I have worked extensively with charities and researchers on social issues, including: poverty, housing, ageing, disability, inequality, health policy and arts for social good.

I’ve worked in corporate, educational and academic publishing and for the Department of Health. For many years, I ran the publishing programme at York’s Joseph Rowntree Foundation. I’ve been freelance since 2011.

I’m committed to clear communications, whatever the project – and I’ve never missed a deadline.

Emailsharontelfer@swisinfo.co.uk

Website: coming soon…

Twitter: @sharontelfer

LinkedIn: uk.linkedin.com/in/sharontelfer

Location: York/East Riding of Yorkshire


Sarah Wright

Skills: Proofreading, copy-editing, language editing, translation of text German to English.

Subjects: MFL German, business, accounting, politics, music, philosophy, theology, health and social care, history, travel guides, fiction.

Types of publication: Books, reports, policies, newsletters, marketing copy.

About me:  Having previously worked in local government finance and dental practice management I now channel my love of language and the written word into freelance editorial services. A professional member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading, I am committed to providing a professional service within deadlines and budgets. I work on-screen or with hard copy and love tackling new topics.

The bulk of my work has been on a variety of educational resources, mostly in MFL German, Accounting and Business Studies, for Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Pearson, Hodder (via Hart McLeod Ltd), and Palgrave (via Integra), as well as reports for the OECD (SIGMA) and IFRS Foundation. I have also enjoyed working on travel guides, self-published fiction and self-published books on early music and management, along with language revision work for a non-native English-speaking history academic whose book was subsequently published by Manchester University Press.

Email: sarah@wrightproof.co.uk

Website: www.wrightproof.co.uk

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-wright-995b01107

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire