BA English and Modern Irish, TCD, 1997; MA Literature and Publishing, NUIG, 1998.
Training and professional development
Rewriting and Substantive Editing, Publishing Training Centre, 2018; Non-Fiction Editing, Publishing Ireland, 2018: Copy-Editing, Publishing Training Centre, 2014
Irish (working knowledge)
Freelance since March 2018
Mercier Press, Cork, 2005–2018, a mixture of editorial and sales work
B T Batsford, London, 2001–2003, Assistant Editor
Collins & Brown, London, 2000–2001, Editorial Assistant
Dubray Books, 1998–2000, Bookseller
Copy-editing, readers’ reports, proofreading
Books, booklets, reports; willing to give anything a go!
History, fiction, mind/body/spirit, religion, cooking, business, health, humour, memoir, children’s literature.
The Inkwell Group, St. Paul’s Publications, RTÉ, independent authors
Examples of work undertaken
Copy-editing: Sisu (a self-help memoir, self-published) L’Allemand: Dissolution of Power by Camille Psaila (fiction, self-published), Truth be Told by Christina Goetz (self-help memoir, not yet published).
Proofreading: I’ve been proofreading mass booklets for distribution around the country by St. Paul’s Publications regularly since March 2018.
Readers’ reports: I can give general feedback on the structure and content of fiction and non-fiction books.
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If you think I may be able to help you, give me a call for a chat. I’m always happy to talk to new clients.