York Editors

Editing and proofreading services


Rachel Blaylock

Rachel Blaylock

Skills: Proofreading, copy-editing, desk research, language editing, audio transcribing.

Editing both on paper – standard BSI proofreading symbols, and digital – Word/Pages using Track Changes or PDFs using stamps or comments.

Subjects: All subjects welcome, while areas of particular interest include education, religion/theology, food, arts and music.

Types of publication:  Magazines, apps, websites, corporate communications, brochures, business documents including annual reports, college prospectuses, student dissertations, medical papers and patient information sheets, non-fiction book projects, website content.

About me:

I have experience in both print and digital products, have worked for large corporate organisations (including plcs) as well as small businesses and publishers in the media, advertising and marketing sectors. I also am happy to take on student dissertations for which I offer a discounted rate.

I can use traditional BSI marks on both paper and pdf as well as Track Changes and am always keen to learn anything new.

Previous clients include: Hodder & Stoughton, Immediate Media Co, Future plc, Spitalfields Life publishing, Hashtag Press.

SfEP Associate

Email: rachelmblaylock@yahoo.co.uk

Twitter@ProofingRach

LinkedIn: Rachel Blaylock

 

Location: Harrogate, North Yorks

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Nadine Tilbury

Skills: copy-editing, proofreading, language editing

Subjects: law, policy, education, ELT, disability studies, social care, public sector

Types of publication: corporate communications, dissertations and theses, presentations, reports, grant proposal narratives, case studies, conference papers, training materials, consultation documents, e-learning materials, policies and strategies, operational guidance, journal articles, book chapters, magazines, newsletters, brochures and leaflets

About me:  I have extensive experience (20+ years) of writing, editing and proofreading legal documents, reports, articles, book chapters and training materials; public sector policies and operational guidance (in particular, criminal and family justice, education, social care and disability); and English language training materials.

I am a qualified Solicitor, CELTA and PTLLS trainer. I am an Associate of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders.

Email: nadine.tilbury@sky.com

Location: York


Eva Fairnell

Eva Fairnell

Skills: research, writing, editing, copy-editing, language editing, proofreading, project management

Subjects: general science, biology, environmental biology, archaeology, zooarchaeology

Types of publication: textbooks, monographs, multi-authored volumes, journal articles

About me:  I am a scientific, technical and medical (STM) copy-editor, specialising in academic and educational publications, and journal production. I was originally trained in-house at Blackwell Scientific Publications in the 1980s, and have been self-employed for more than 20 years. I am also a freelance zooarchaeologist with experience as a curator and researcher. 

Email: editorial@fairnell.co.uk

Website: http://www.fairnell.co.uk/

Location: York


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: German language learning, politics, music, philosophy, theology, health and social care, history, cookery, fiction, biography.

Types of publication: Books, journals, websites, reports, tender and bid documents, theses, dissertations, policies, customer/patient information leaflets, menus and marketing literature.

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 Society for Editors and Proofreaders, 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. Recent projects include work on a book about China’s rise in world politics, German language learning materials, a Performing Arts revision guide and workbook, and EU accession country monitoring reports for the OECD.

Email: sarah@wrightproof.co.uk

Website: www.wrightproof.co.uk

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

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire