I love learning new skills and am firmly committed to continuous professional development (CPD) and furthering my editorial knowledge.
Introduction to Fiction Editing – CIEP
References – CIEP
Proofreading Theses and Dissertations – CIEP
Copyediting 2: Headway (graded very good) – CIEP
Practical Markup of PDFs – SfEP
Editing with Word – SfEP
Switching to Fiction – Louise Harnby
How to Write the Perfect Fiction Editorial Report – Louise Harnby
Essential Proofreading (merit) – Publishing Training Centre
Grammar at Work – Publishing Training Centre.
CIEP conference sessions
Authenticity reading: Helping writers craft accurate and respectful representation
Conscious and inclusive editing: Understanding conscious language and the editorial role
Using Word styles
Fiction line editing essentials: Narrative distance
The marketing mindset
Guiding principles for developmental fiction editing.
LLB (Hons) Business Law degree (2:1) – Coventry University (awarded university prize for best law student intending to practise as a solicitor)
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (commendation) – College of Law, Chester
CIPD Diploma in Personnel Management (Stage One) – Coventry University
Qualified (non-practising) solicitor
Article on employment law published in Coventry University Law Journal.