Proofreading services for publishers and independent authors.
Welcome to my website. My name is Penny Heal and I am a professional freelance proofreader and copy editor, who trained and qualified in retirement. I was previously an information specialist and librarian within the National Health Service, in both academic and clinical settings, and in local government.
I specialise in providing proofreading solutions for clients wishing to put a final accurate polish on their work, whether it be fiction or non-fiction, printed or electronic. My clients include writers, website editors, advertisers, students, researchers and individuals.
I am a Professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Editors and Proofreaders (CIEP) and my directory entry can be found at https://www.ciep.uk/directory/penny-heal.
My subject specialties include medicine and the pharmaceutical sciences, children’s literature, self-help books, horticulture and canine pursuits, among others. I copy edit a lot of travelogues, biographies and spiritual works. I have excellent spelling skills and a knowledge of Latin nomenclature; I completed my education with a master’s degree.