York Editors

Editing and proofreading services


Martin Murphy

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Skills: Proofreading, copy-editing, content writing

Subjects: History, politics, social policy, social sciences, current affairs, sport

Types of publication: Fiction and non-fiction books, including self-published works, commercial, academic books, student dissertations and theses

About me: I am a professional member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP) and have been an editor since 2017. Recent examples of projects I have worked on include academic books on the welfare state, forensic psychology, and race, along with a self-published science fiction novel. I am always keen to collaborate with self-published authors on their work.  

Email: info@murphyeditorial.co.uk

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/murphyeditorial

Location: Beverley, East Yorkshire


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 Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading.

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


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