Helen Birkbeck

Proofreading and copy-editing service for all types of text

Freelancer, United Kingdom.

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Category: Publishing

About Helen

I grew up in Chester, studied German and Norwegian at university, and worked in libraries while bringing up my three children. In 2001 I retrained as a proofreader and copy-editor, and I also do a bit of translation when I can.

I'm a member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders, the Federation of Small Businesses and IPSE.

My clients include mainstream publishers, academic organizations, charities, businesses, journals and students/postgraduates – in fact, anyone who needs to produce clear and accurate text that is well written and presented and 'fit for purpose'.

My hourly rates are fair and competitive, and where necessary I am happy to negotiate a fee per job. I work on books, journal papers, reports, articles, theses, marketing material and website copy. I accept work by e-mail attachment, courier or post, and do my best to provide a friendly, professional service for every client.

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