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black and white ali

I trained as a journalist and currently work as a freelance editor and writer, with articles published both online and in a variety of print publications. I have worked on more than five hundred projects in a variety of genres including dystopian, romance, memoir, erotica, YA, fantasy, short stories, poetry and business. I am happy to edit in either UK or US English. I have previously worked on a freelance basis for several academic writing companies, writing model essays, proofreading essays and dissertations and editing and improving academic work at all levels from foundation to Ph.D. standard. I have taught creative writing with a focus on grammar, punctuation, creativity, voice and expression. Find out more about my editing services.

I have a first degree in English Language and Literature and a master’s degree in creative writing. As part of my Master’s degree I wrote my first historical novel, ‘The Black Hours’, based on the notorious Witchfinder General, Matthew Hopkins. I have also written a novella, ‘Blackwater’. I am currently working on my next full length novel.

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15 comments

  1. So much fun to find you here! I live in New England (via San Francisco) but have always been very much ‘English.’ I have a Master’s in English literature, I have taught creative writing classes for years (dare I say, two decades?), I have written several (self-published) books, and I edit clients’ work for my husband’s consultancy job. Sound familiar? Nice to meet you. 🙂

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  2. Hi, Thank you for liking my review of Visions of Zarua :). Like you I love history but have never really been interested in monarchy, I do love the history of every day life. How the regular people lived :). It’s often overlooked for history of the royalty or those in charge.

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