Vanessa Sutcliffe, HeartWood Editorial

Professional Member
Location UCKFIELD, East Sussex
Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Telephone 01825 764 329
Mobile 07866 911 157
Website www.heartwoodeditorial.co.uk
Facebook @heartwoodeditorial
Twitter @HeartWoodEditor
LinkedIn Vanessa Sutcliffe
Skype vanessajsutcliffe

Skills

  • copy-editing
  • developmental/substantive editing
  • copywriting
  • proofreading
  • editing non-native English
  • page design/layout
  • website editing
  • technical writing
  • rewriting
  • research

Media

  • educational materials
  • books
  • magazines
  • theses and dissertations
  • newsletters
  • manuals
  • websites/blogs
  • online materials
  • grant proposals
  • journals

Experience

  • Freelance since 2015
  • Subeditor, GMC Publications, 2016
  • Training Specialist, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2003–15

Training

  • Copy-editing 2: Progress (SfEP) 2015
  • Proofreading 2: Progress (SfEP) 2015
  • Introduction to copy-editing (SfEP) 2015
  • Introduction to proofreading (SfEP) 2014

Recent clients

  • International Seed Testing Association
  • The Quarto Group
  • GMC Publications
  • Sue Richardson Associates Books
  • Cofactor Ltd 

Subjects

  • popular science
  • life sciences
  • conservation
  • environment
  • biosciences
  • ecology
  • plant biology
  • seed physiology
  • greenwood crafts
  • textile crafts

Qualifications

  • MSc Biological Diversity
  • BSc Biological Sciences

Specialised software

  • Adobe InDesign
  • PerfectIt
  • Reference Checker

Testimonials

Vanessa has practical knowledge that is pertinent to the subject matter, in addition to having her editorial skill set and ability to work quickly to deadlines.

Anthony Bailey, editor of Woodworking Crafts magazine, GMC Publications

I can thoroughly recommend Vanessa’s services. I could not believe how quickly she proofread my dissertation. Her service was professional, prompt and respectful of University guidelines.

MA Education (Mathematics) student, University of Brighton