Ethical practices


A good editor, treated well could last your entire writing career. Treat them badly and you could end up with a long list of people who simply will not work with you.

An opportunity not to be missed!


The details can be found on Harry's website. The weekend will stretch from the 25th to the 26th May 2017. Booking will only remain open until the end of February so do hurry.

Updated Terms and Conditions of Service


I have slightly changed my Terms and conditions of service. These can be found on my website, but I have included the here for your reference.

Dangers of dithering


We know when something comes out flat. It feels trite or contrived as if it could really be done away with. Being vague has the same effect. If that information is important then the 'seemed to', estimations, and approximations need to go. Your author voice will come through the stronger for it.

Hope everyone is enjoying their mid-winter break


A suggestion from a fellow editor made me give editing and proofreading a go and I am glad I took him up on his advice. I love it and have since set myself up as a freelancer. This means I have the freedom to set my own hours. It has also taught me that I not only need to learn when to stop working and think about something else for a while but actually do it.

My first promotional video!


I am really out of practice with the software, so bare with me. They will get better. I have not yet bucked up the courage to actually appear in a video, but give me time and I am sure it will happen.

Ten Tips to Help You Avoid Telling Writing | Scribendi.com


One of the most often quoted axioms is: "Show, don't tell."

More about choosing an editor.


Choosing an editor is not easy. The good ones have fees that could choke a horse. However, they are GOOD editors, so the fees they charge are worth it. If you can afford those fees. Unfortunately, many Indie authors just can't break out that kind of cash. Enter the rip off artists. They come in … Continue reading More about choosing an editor.

To clarify my processes… (and what makes my service great for you.)


There are two main features to my service that I feel makes me the place to go for your editing needs. Forget about price.  You don't want cheap and cheerful.  You want an editor who cares as much about the standard of your work as you do. You want someone who doesn't vanish as soon … Continue reading To clarify my processes… (and what makes my service great for you.)