Merle Read

CIEP category: Advanced Professional
Twitter: @MA_Read

I have been providing editorial services to publishers of academic and general non-fiction books and other texts for more than 20 years. I am an experienced web content editor, and offer a website editing/updating/proofreading service.

I work in WordPress and other content management systems and can edit HTML and CSS as required. I am a tutor on the CIEP’s Editing with Word course and am a qualified librarian.

Regular clients include major academic publishers and smaller specialist presses.

Enquiries as to rates and availability are welcome and are treated with discretion.

Services include:

  • copy-editing
  • on-screen editing
  • proofreading
  • web-page editing/proofreading
  • online research

but do not include proofreading theses or dissertations (sorry).

Subjects include:

  • bibliography
  • biography
  • classics
  • economics
  • English language and literature
  • general reference
  • Greek language and literature
  • heritage
  • history
  • human rights
  • information science
  • international development
  • international relations
  • librarianship
  • materials science
  • military history
  • paper industry
  • quotations
  • Russian language and literature
  • sexual politics
  • sociology
  • travel