Colette Duggan

Colette Duggan

CIEP category: Intermediate
Business Name: Beech Editorial Services
Email: beecheditor@gmail.com
Website: beecheditorial.com

About Me:

Words are my passion; I treat them with care and would love to help you get your message across. I am a native British English speaker and have an MA Honours Degree in English Literature and Language (with Psychology to Higher Ordinary) from the University of Glasgow, with Post Graduates in Librarianship and Teaching in Further Education.

My Proofreading and Editing Qualifications:

Industry-recognised qualifications in proofreading from the Society of Editors and Proofreaders (SFEP) and the Publishing Training Centre (Merit in Basic Proofreading).

Intermediate member of the Chartered Institute for Editing and Proofreading. I abide by their code of practice.

Published short story writer, novelist and self-publisher. I have gained experience in editing/critiquing within the G2 Writers’ Group (including work by Gail Honeyman, Maggie Ritchie and Kevin Scott).

Recent Projects:

PhD Thesis on Widening Access to Higher Education

PhD Thesis on Design in Local Government

Undergraduate essays for ESL students on a variety of Social Science and Business topics

Short story collections

Travelogue

Other Experience:

I have a working knowledge of the terminology of, and experience in:

  • Librarianship
  • Retail
  • Creative writing/Independent Authors
  • Public Sector
  • Education/Pedagogy
  • Psychology

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