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

Writing

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

Editing

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

Proofreading

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

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Portfolio

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

Testimonials

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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Louise Worthington

Author

'Superb in every way – Sofia licked my fourth novel into shape, ready for a publisher. She has a great knack of balancing 'what's working well' with 'and this could be even better' – the mark of a consummate professional who is respectful of the author's voice whilst confident and knowledgeable. She is a quick, sensitive, thorough editor who is great at keeping you informed of progress.'

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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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