Top-quality copywriting will result in informative and accessible content. Similarly, copyediting and proofreading will look for consistency in language and presentation, as well as correcting any errors in the text, images and layout. The overall aim is to help you establish a professional image and engage effectively with your audience.

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James Baron

CEnv, MSc, Bsc (Hons), MCIEP, MIEMA

Chartered Environmentalist and former environmental professional. Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP) and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).

What clients say

From an academic:

“Now that my book-editing project is completed I want to thank you for your excellent work on it. You struck just the right balance between making corrections and spotting textual issues. And you accomplished this work with exemplary promptness and efficiency. I would be glad to come to you again with this sort of project.” — Dr. Nicholas Rescher, University of Pittsburgh

From a publisher:

“I’m very happy with the quality of the work. As well as taking care of the nuts and bolts of the job, James challenges points in the manuscript that need further clarification, and spots narrative inconsistencies as part and parcel of his proofing service.”
— Chris Lomas, Senior Editor at Trigger Publishing

From a student:

“James helped me with proofreading several assignments while I was studying at university. I am fluent in English but it is my second language and therefore I asked him to check my text for incorrect grammar, sentence structure and overall English coherence of the content. He provided a very helpful service to a high standard and always delivered on time.”
— Thomas Untereiner, University of Nottingham, UK


Writing tips for ESL authors

Writing in English is hard, even when it’s your first language. It’s full of peculiar quirks and exceptions that will often trip up even the wariest of native speakers. Therefore, I have huge admiration and Read more…

The search for perfection

Lots of my clients ask me whether their manuscript will be “perfect” or “free from errors” after I’ve edited or proofread it. The answer to this – from me and perhaps any other editor who Read more…

Get in touch

Please get in touch to discuss how I can help you. If you require a quote for copyediting or proofreading, please send a representative sample of the text (e.g. a chapter or a few pages) and state the total word count of the manuscript.


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