Welcome

 

I am an experienced and professionally trained copy-editor and proofreader, specialising in life sciences and biomedical books and journals.

 

Having worked for over 35 years as a full-time freelance editor, I have edited a huge range of books and journal articles for most of the major STM publishers. I am happy to tackle major reference works, academic titles or small one-off projects.

I am confident in a wide range of subjects, including biochemistry, immunology, psychology, primary health care, genetics, nursing and biology, at various levels from popular to high-level academic.

My qualifications include a BSc degree in Biochemistry and Marine Biology and EMFEC Certificate in Information Technology. I am an Advanced Professional Member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders.

Subjects include

 

Biochemistry
Molecular biology
Proteins and receptors
Biotechnology
Genetics
Developmental biology
Microbiology

Medicine
Immunology
Clinical medicine
Surgery

Dentistry
Cardiology
Neurology
Oncology
Clinical rehabilitation
Nursing

Psychology
Popular science
Nutrition
Biology
Gardening

Some recent projects

  • The Liver: Biology and Pathobiology, 6th edn (Wiley, 2019)

  • Warlow's Stroke, 4th edn (Wiley, 2018)

  • Color Atlas of Clinical Hematology (Wiley, 2018)

  • Smith's Textbook of Endourology, 4th edn (Wiley, 2018)

  • Schiff's Diseases of the Liver, 12th edn (Wiley, 2017)

  • Roitt's Essential Immunology, 13th edn (John Wiley & Sons, 2016)

  • Tumors in Domestic Animals (John Wiley & Sons, 2016)

  • Social Work in Health Settings (Routledge, 2015)

  • Biological Sampling in the Deep Sea (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015)

  • Understanding Happiness (Routledge, 2015)

  • Hallucination-focused Integrative Therapy (Routledge, 2015)

  • Dental Implant Complications, 2nd edn (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015)

  • Techniques of Grief Therapy (Routledge, 2015)

  • Sexuality in Adolescence (Routledge, 2015)

  • How the Immune System Works, 5th edn (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015)

  • The Therapist's Notebook for Children and Adolescents (Taylor & Francis, 2015)

  • Implementing Evidence-Based Practice in Healthcare (Routledge, 2014)

  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014)

  • The Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014)

  • Molecular Exercise Physiology (Routledge, 2013)

  • Clinical Rehabilitation (journal, SAGE, 1995-2013)

  • Diffusion MRI, 2nd edn (Elsevier, 2013)

  • Community Biodiversity Management (Earthscan, 2012)

  • Pharmacy OSCEs (Pharmaceutical Press, 2012)

  • Encyclopedia of Immunology (Wiley-VCH, 2011)

  • Food Processing Handbook (Hodder, 2011)

  • A Textbook of General Practice (Wiley, 2010)

  • Sex, Stress and Reproduction (Academic Press, 1997)

  • A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (Dorling Kindersley, 1996)

Testimonials

 

"Harriet understood the uniqueness of my book, and what I was trying to accomplish. Her editorial suggestions were focused and extremely helpful. She even pointed out several errors in the science (for which I am grateful!)" - Author

 

 

"One thing, would you please pass on my best wishes to the copyeditor and tell him/her that they are forbidden ever to retire, as people with their standard of editing are becoming a dying breed and sorely needed in the publishing industry?" - Professional proofreader

Contact

 

Email me at harrietsj@ntlworld.com or use the form below.

 

11 Victoria Crescent

Parkstone
Poole

Dorset BH12 2JQ

UK
Tel: +44(0)1202 735758

 

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