York Editors

Editing and proofreading services


Alison Farrell

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Skills: Proofreading

Subjects: Business, management, charities and not-for-profit, education, humanities, literature, social policy, social science and politics

Types of publication: Fiction books, including self-published novels; textbooks and educational resources; magazines; business communications including reports, website copy, training materials and catalogues

About me:  I have been a freelance proofreader for over 17 years after careers in local government and teaching. I am an Advanced Member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders.

About a third of my work is fiction, both for a mainstream paperback publisher and for self-publishing authors. My non-fiction work is very varied, from educational resources to annual reports, training programmes and advertising materials for major companies.

Email: alison.farrell@talk21.com

LinkedIn: uk.linkedin.com/pub/alison-farrell/18/178/564

 

Location: Doncaster, South Yorkshire

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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