Qualifications and training


  • Professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP) and I abide by their Code of Practice
  • BA (Hons) degree in German and Spanish
  • Essential Proofreading (Publishing Training Centre, PTC)
  • Copyediting 1 (CIEP)
  • Copyediting: A Guide for Proofreaders (Margaret Aherne)
  • Introduction to Fiction Editing (CIEP)
  • Switching to Fiction (Louise Harnby)
  • How to Read a Novel (Future Learn)
  • Exploring Books for Children: Words and Pictures (OpenLearn)
  • Editing for Young Readers, Inclusive Language, Unconscious Bias, and Immersive Copyediting for Fantasy & Science Fiction webinars (ACES: The Society for Editing)
  • Proofreading Digital Skills (PTC)
  • Grammar at Work (PTC)
  • Editing with Word (SfEP, now the CIEP)
  • SfEP annual conference 2018
  • Adobe Tools for Editors, Editorial Style, Author Queries, What is Copy-editing?, Editing Fiction, Editing References, Editing Illustrations, A Copy-editor's Guide to Working with Authors, A Copy-editor's Guide to Working with Typesetters, Copyright Essentials, Introduction to Publishing, and Introduction to Marketing e-learning modules (PTC)