About Louise ...
I am a highly recommended professional proofreader with 24 years' publishing experience. I specialize in providing proofreading solutions for clients working in the social sciences, humanities, fiction and commercial non-fiction. My customers include publishers, project management agencies, professional institutions and independent writers. An Advanced Professional Member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP), I trained as a proofreader with the Publishing Training Centre and qualified with distinction. Freelance since 2006, I have proofread over 450 books.
Proofreading services for publishers
If you want to work with a trusted proofreader who has an in-house background, industry-recognized training, endorsements from your colleagues, and plenty of experience, please get in touch. My current client list includes a number of established academic and trade presses. I can work onscreen or on paper, blind or against copy, and on large jobs or small. I always deliver within budget, never miss a deadline, and pride myself on being able to follow a client's brief.
Proofreading services for independent authors
If you’re an independent author whose manuscript has already been copy-edited, I can provide a final, pre-publication proofread. I’ll identify any grammar, punctuation and spelling errors that have slipped through previous rounds of editing, and I’ll check that the formatting and layout are consistent and adhere to industry-recognized publishing conventions.
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