BA English and German, PgDip in Publishing and Book Production
Irish – fluent; French – basic; German – basic
Over twenty years editorial experience in the Ireland and the UK. Freelance editor and proofreader since 2014.
Project management, structural/developmental editing, line-editing, copy-editing, proofreading and management of self-publishing projects from manuscript to printed book
Books, dissertations, articles, websites and business documents.
Education (primary, post-primary and third-level dissertations), fiction, the arts, crime, Irish interest, memoir, biography, politics, history, art, religion, cookbooks and photographic books.
Harvill Press; Brandon Books; Columba Books; Collins Press; Irish Academic Press; The Educational Company of Ireland; Currach Press.
Indie authors; postgraduate students; non-publishing companies.
Examples of work undertaken
Garry O’Sullivan, A Flavour of Kylemore Abbey (Columba Books, 2018); Paraic Maher, Betrothed, Glimpses of the Betrothal of Mary and Joseph (self-published, 2018); David Forsythe, The Celtic Songline, Línte Ceoil Cheiltigh with Dónal Lunny (Currach Press, 2017); Valerie O’Sullivan, A Year in the Life, Glencairn Abbey (Columba Books, 2017); Tom Mongan, A Journey Across Years (self-published, 2016); Michael Browne, Claire Corroon, Siobhán Kelleher, Operation Maths 5th Class Pupils’ Book, Discovery Book, Assessment Book, Teacher’s Resource Book (The Educational Company of Ireland, 2016); Valerie O’Sullivan, The MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, People and Places of Ireland’s Highest Mountain Range (Collins Press, 2015); New Discovery for Leaving Certificate Higher & Ordinary Level, Poetry Anothology with Notes & Guidelines (The Educational Company of Ireland, 2015); Drago Jancar, Joyce’s Pupil (Brandon Books, 2009); Gerry Adams, Hope and History (Brandon Books, 2004); Ken Bruen, The Priest (Brandon Books, 2002); Ken Bruen, The Guards (Brandon Books, 2001)
I offer a consultancy service to indie authors and will organise the range of services required to self-publish a book.