Editorial services you can rely on

With my years of in-house publishing experience and extensive professional training, I can help improve your writing or create content that is right for you


From articles to blog posts to website copy, I can create bespoke, quality content


I can improve your writing by making it clearer and easier to read


Working in a variety of formats, I can ensure that your work is ready for publication

What I do

I help independent authors improve their novels at a variety of stages, from manuscript critiques to proofreading. I also create content on a variety of topics.

My specialities areĀ Young Adult and genre fiction (including contemporary, romance, thriller, sci-fi and fantasy) and editorial content on literature, events, TV and gaming.

Sofia Matias. Writer, Editor and Proofreader photograph. About me portrait.


Here are some of the books I have worked on, from proofreading to copyediting projects.


See what previous clients have said about my work
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Arusa Qureshi

Magazine Editor

'Sofia has always been an absolute joy to work with, both as a team player and when given solo projects to oversee. Her writing style is engaging and her ideas are imaginative and interesting. I've been pleased to commission Sofia to write on various different topics, from arts to business. Her proofreading skills are excellent, as is her attention to detail, which is especially appreciated on tight deadlines.'

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Dave McCreery


'Sofia is fantastic to work with! Her precision and attention to detail is impeccable, spotting mistakes I'd missed throughout the writing and redrafting stages of my projects. Not only that, Sofia is efficient and meets agreed deadlines, so there's no stress or problems arising from late work. From our first contact, I've been delighted with her attitude, work ethic and what she delivered.'

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Murray Robertson

content manager

'Sofia has written numerous articles for me over the past few years and she has always done so with knowledge, passion and accuracy. I know I can rely on her to get work to me on time and bang on the brief. She's enthusiastic, inquisitive and highly capable.'

On the Blog

Where to find a literary agent

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Writing Woes: Was or Were?

Using ‘was’ or ‘were’ in a sentence is usually a simple choice, but it’s not always as straightforward as it seems. Do you know if you are using the right one? The technical bits ‘Was’ Read more…

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