HATTON, Niamh, BA, MA (Literature & Publishing)

Editor, proofreader

Co. Wicklow

m: 086 243 0238
e: niamh_hatton@hotmail.com

Services offered:
Copy-editing, reader’s reports, proofreading

Experience:
Freelance since March 2018
Mercier Press, Cork, 2005–2018, a mixture of editorial and sales work
B T Batsford, London, 2001–2003, Assistant Editor
Collins & Brown, London, 2000–2001, Editorial Assistant
Dubray Books, 1998–2000, Bookseller

Training:
Rewriting and Substantive Editing (PTC, 2018)
Non-Fiction Editing (Publishing Ireland, 2018)
Copy-Editing (PTC, 2014)

Subject areas:
History, fiction, mind/body/spirit, religion, cooking, business, health, humour, memoir, children’s literature

Clients include:
The Inkwell Group, St. Paul’s Publications, RTÉ, independent authors

Examples:
Copy-editing: Sisu (a self-help memoir, self-published); L’Allemand: Dissolution of Power by Camille Psaila (fiction, self-published); Truth be Told by Christina Goetz (self-help memoir, not yet published).
Proofreading: I’ve been proofreading mass booklets for distribution around the country by St. Paul’s Publications regularly since March 2018.
Readers Reports: I can given general feedback on the structure and content of fiction and non-fiction books.