Need a proofreader?

Welcome to Proofnow.

Do you need professional proofreading services? My name is Annie Deakins. I am Proofnow Proofreader.

You’ve written something! You need a professional to check it.

I have trained extensively to proofread writing. That is, to check errors and inconsistencies in spelling, punctuation, grammar, and context,  giving you a reliable and efficient service.

Education is my specialism. With my background in teaching, I understand how learning happens.

I am adaptable to your needs. I offer a distinctive specialism, especially children’s books.  I provide valuable proofreading skills.

Have a look around my website. Find out the kinds of clients I work best with. Get in touch if you think we would be a good fit.

You could be an ideal client if you are a …

Children’s book author

I can help you.  Have you written a book for 5-11 year olds? Is it fiction or non-fiction? Do you need a proofreader?

Educational publisher

I can help you. Do you need a proofreader for primary or secondary learning materials?


 I can help you. Are you presenting writing for the public? Does your website need proofreading?


I can help you.  Have you written a dissertation or thesis? Do you need a proofreader?


I tutor primary children too, as a retired teacher. See my Primary Tuition page.

‘No More Germs’ by Jay Martey. Non-fiction book on hygiene for 3–7 year olds self-published by Independent Publishing Network.

“Thank you for proofreading, Annie. Let’s spread the message (healthy hygiene habits, not the germs!).”

no more germs


Editor of Outlook parish magazine

I provide monthly editing services for the 40-page Outlook parish magazine for St Mary’s, Great Dunmow, and St Andrew’s, Barnston.

Edit Outlook magazine