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.


Website: www.mandyappleyard.co.uk


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


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.


Website: coming soon…

Twitter: @sharontelfer

LinkedIn: uk.linkedin.com/in/sharontelfer

Location: York/East Riding of Yorkshire