PeterMoorby

I’m a freelance proofreader and an Intermediate member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading.

I have seven years in-house experience in the publishing industry: I worked on academic journals at Royal Chemistry Society and Cambridge University Press, and then on children’s fiction for the LEGO Group.

Since starting my freelance business in 2018 I have worked with academic authors, including many who were multilingual, communications agencies, fiction authors and non-fiction authors.

Qualifications

Lancaster University: BA (Hons) English Literature with Creative Writing [1]

CELTA Teaching English as a Foreign Language Qualification

Professional development

Publishing Training Centre: Essential Proofreading – Pass with Merit

Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading: The Art of Querying

Publishing experience

The LEGO Group, Denmark: Editorial Coordinator (2016-2018)

Cambridge University Press, UK: Production Editor (2012–2016)

Royal Society of Chemistry, UK: Publishing Assistant (2011-2012)

Code of practice

As a member of the CIEP I follow the standards set out in its Code of Practice.