I'm an SfEP professional member and my name is Dianne Battersby. I’ve been working as a proofreader for several years - now with my business, which is called Editing Eye. My background is in languages (French, with some Italian, Russian and German), European politics, and travel and tourism, and I started out in proofreading by joining Yell over 14 years ago. I then went on to study two comprehensive courses organised by the Publishing Training Centre: 'Proofreading by Distance Learning' and 'Copy-Editing by Distance Learning'. For both these courses I was awarded a Merit. I’ve since studied with the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) and having gained sufficient training and experience I was successful in becoming a professional member of the SfEP.
For further details, connect with me on LinkedIn or see https://www.sfep.org.uk/directory/dianne-battersby-proofreader
Trained by the PTC and the SfEP
Proofreading by Distance Learning (Merit)
Copy-editing by Distance Learning (Merit)
Brush up your Grammar
Proofreading Mentoring Scheme
Adobe Tools for Editors
Theses and Dissertations
Introduction to Fiction Editing
Business, HR, education, marketing, management, Europe, government and politics, health and nutrition, travel and tourism
The list above is by no means exhaustive but will give you an indication of my experience and interests. I have a wide range of interests and am very happy to quote on any subject not listed above.
Dissertations and essays
Digital news articles
Cover and application letters
Events and attraction guides