It feels great when feedback from happy clients confirms you have given them confidence to publish their writing.


“Thank you so much for doing this. I greatly appreciate it.” Jane Moody, CIEP Training Director. For proofreading the Bank of Proofreading Exercises, available from the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP). See the blog post review I wrote for them.

Self-publishing authors

Berenice Howard-Smith designs books for indie authors of non-fiction. She subcontracts me as a proofreader:

Annie, I can trust that you are ‘a safe pair of hands’.

Thank you so much, Annie, for your expertise, attention to detail, and energy. I’m so happy to have been a part of this team and so grateful – both for the knowledge I’ve gained in helping to bring this book to life, and the help we’re getting from our mutual networks to get it out there.

Nicki Hayes, COO of The Communication Practice; co-author of First Aid for Feelings Manual

Children’s educational books

“Annie is very professional, committed to the client’s needs and incredibly conscientious. She reshuffled her diary to accommodate my proofreading request, for which I am very grateful. She delivered the service within the suggested time frame. I would not hesitate to recommend Annie.”

Lidia Stanton MA MSc Psych MBPsS, Psychologist, Dyslexia Specialist, and Study Skills Tutor. 

Outlook parish magazine

“Thank you. Our Art Exhibition advert looks great, as does your whole magazine.”

Peter, fellow parish magazine editor

“My thanks to Annie, who has taken on the role of editor of OUTLOOK parish magazine with such energy and enthusiasm. She is so efficient. ”

Sally, retired editor of Outlook parish magazine, Great Dunmow, Essex. (Editing and proofreading.)