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Hello! If you are responding to a bid I have placed, then I look forward to working on your project. If you are simply browsing then here is some more information about me that might help you in your decision-making! I graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in English Literature. In 2003 I passed the Publishing Training Centre's proofreading course (with merit) and also took part in SfEP further training and mentoring. I have received five-star reviews for my ghostwriting (which I love doing - the more creative the better!) and some recent translations of contemporary French novels. I have run a publishing company for five years and can help with all aspects of digital and paperback publication, including the formatting and preparation of interior and cover files. I am self-taught in HTML5 and have designed and hosted [login to view URL] skill proves useful now when editing and designing ebooks as I can 'tweak' underlying coding to achieve the very best, bespoke layout.
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  • image of Tarolyn M. book layout $129.00 USD

    “Jacqueline was a pleasure to work with. She was very helpful and help me connect the dots. This was my first project and I was very nervous. She was a great help. Thank you Jacqueline I can't wait to get writing to work with you again. Tarolyn Moore”

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    “HIRE THIS PERSON!!!!!!! She listens and is an incredibly gifted writer. She wrote a bio for me that made me cry. It was like she knew me forever. I am forever grateful and will be using her again :) Thank you again and again :)”

  • image of Hani F. Help with writing and publishing a book £390.00 GBP

    “Exceptional writer and publisher A++++”

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    “I would hire Jacqueline for sure again. She completed the job in a really short time.”

  • image of Baba H. I need to hire a Professional Ghostwriter who can edit and proof-read my manuscripts £200.00 GBP

    “Jacqueline is a very good freelancer. She is very good with attention to detail with the work and she is very involved with the work. I would hire her for more work and would recommend anyone to her.”


Editing and Proofreading

Jun 2014

Proofreader training - Publishing Training Centre, London 2008 Proofreading mentoring - SfEP 2008 English Language A level examiner - 2014 to present English Language and Literature teacher - 20 years Self-publishing experience - 2013 to present Magazine editor - 2012 to 2016


MA English

1990 - 1996 (6 years)


MA, English Literature (1996)

Cambridge University

BA (Hons), English Literature (1993)

Cambridge University

PGCE (Secondary English Teaching) (1994)

De Montfort University Bedford

Proofreading, Merit Pass (2004)

Publishing Training Centre

Creative Writing Certificate (2006)

The Open University


1821: Whaleship Essex

A new edition of the memoir that inspired Melville's "Moby Dick". I reformatted the original diary while retaining the original text, so as to make the entries more accessible to modern readers. I also provided an introduction and two short essays. ISBN-13: 978-1911249009 ISBN-10: 1911249002 BISAC: Travel / Essays & Travelogues

Oscar Wilde's "The Happy Prince"

Under the pen name 'Cassie Seddon', including an introduction and a selection of poetry. ISBN-13: 978-1911249030 ISBN-10: 1911249037 BISAC: Juvenile Fiction / Classics

Apricot Jam (& Selected Poems)

A collection of 'ghostwritten' short stories and poems. ISBN-13: 978-1911249054 ISBN-10: 1911249053 BISAC: Fiction / Short Stories


Ghostwritten books include books on self-help; education; children's fiction and essays/novels.

Illness, My Complicit Enemy by Maria Andreas

French to English translation of this extraordinary Swiss writer's book(s). See her website (also designed by me) at

Baiser, Bouffer, Kiffer et...

Translated by me into an English version, available on Amazon and from I also designed this writer's website (address above).


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