Copy Editing and Proofreading

I have advised and proofread for major publishing and broadcasting companies in four continents.

I am happy to offer you

   Copy editing
, to bring manuscripts to print-readiness

- that final check on every last detail before the first print-ru

   Help and advice if you're an author at work on a manuscript or a publisher seeking an expert opinion.
Attention to detail makes all the difference! A publisher had to destroy thousands of copies of a new book due to an embarrassing use of 'putrefy' for 'purify.' See how a proofreader's markings would have saved the day!   
I advise, proofread and copy edit in the areas where I am widely published - mainly children's and educational books, as shown on my home page. However, I have qualified associates with expertise in fiction and humanities. Foremost among them is my novelist son Robin Triggs, whose Night Shift is reaching the bookshops this month.

To quote a recent customer, 'How impressed I have been with the thoroughness of his proof-reading and editorial comments.'

We're old enough to remember paper but normally work with digital copy, making corrections and recommendations in the clear-cut way you can see in these examples,

Please use the contact form below; or, for a really quick quote, send the work or a representative sample to [email protected] .

Tony D Triggs

Thank you for contacting me. I'll get back to you as soon as I can.
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Copy editor and proofreader Tony D Triggs.

The corrected manuscript extracts on this page have been used with the kind permissions of Jason Butler, author of Money Moments.

 His unsolicited comment: 'Tony is a pleasure to work with. He is meticulous, reliable and excellent value for money.'