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My proofreading and editing service

Are you looking for an experienced copy-editor and proofreader? I can help you create the right impression with your writing. Your words matter. Have you written an important essay, dissertation or thesis? Are you about to publish a new blog, website or report? Maybe you're applying for your dream job? Professional, quality copy-editing and proofreading of your document will put your mind at rest and enable you to present your writing at its best. I can help you create the right impression with your writing. There are hundreds of proofreaders and agencies on the Internet, so why choose me?

I’m passionate about proofreading. Friendly, approachable and supportive, I will always go the extra mile to ensure clients are happy with my work. I genuinely want my clients to succeed – in their studies, career, or with their business. My years of experience are backed by professional training and continuous development. I'm an intermediate member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders and comply with its code of practice. With my meticulous eye for detail, I can eliminate errors, ensure consistency and polish your prose. My service is personal and confidential - no agencies or sub-contractors - with affordable rates and fixed pricing.

"Create the right impression with your writing - your words matter"

My professional background

Following a thirty year business career as an insurance professional, I developed my love of languages and passion for words by training to become an editor and proofreader. My speciality is working with students and independent academics, worldwide, for whom English is a second language, helping them to polish and perfect their written English. I have a degree in Law, professional post-degree qualifications in insurance and have been trained to exacting industry standards with the Publishing Training Company and the Society for Editors and Proofreaders, of which I am an intermediate member. I learnt French as an adult, so I fully understand the difficulties of written communication in a second language. With my interest in the vegan lifestyle, food, nutrition and health, I now offer a copywriting service producing carefully researched blog posts and articles on related subjects.

Personally speaking ...

Since 2013, I've been based in the beautiful Limousin region of France, near to Limoges. The photograph below is one of our beautiful local lakes. When not working, like many editors, words continue to fascinate me. I love research and writing, with special focus on vegan and vegetarian food, cooking and lifestyle. My other passions include healthy living, yoga and mindfulness, and animal welfare. I blog about French vegan life on my personal BlogSpot and I run a free information website for English-speaking Vegans in France.

Animals play a big part in my life, with two dogs and a cat supervising the editing office. I'm an active volunteer with local animal welfare charities. On days off I can often be found in the kitchen, baking for some forthcoming fundraising event. In 2017, I wrote and published 'Paws Before Bedtime' a biography of a local rescue charity for old dogs, Twilight La Maison de Retraite pour les chiens, for whom I'm also webmaster and Twitter manager.

Lac de St Mathieu, Haute Vienne, 87

Winter at the lake
Winter: Lac de St Mathieu, Haute Vienne