Jane Spencer Editorial

About Me

Editor and proofreader

I have been involved in writing, editing, proofreading and design for over twenty years. I am passionate about helping writers polish their work so that it will engage and absorb their readership, and it’s always an honour when I am asked.

As a professional member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP), I have trained in both copy-editing and proofreading, and abide by the CIEP Code of Practice.

I ran my own indie publishing house for eight years, with responsibility for the day-to-day running of the company, including the editing, proofreading and book design. Running a small indie press is very much like self-publishing, so I know exactly how it feels!

Outside of publishing, I  have a degree in Psychology from the University of Southampton and am currently studying for a master’s degree in Forensic Psychological Problems with the Open University. I have a background in various fields, including retail management, IT support and not-for-profit organisations. I also have a great interest in alternative education, having home educated my own four children for 15 years.

Any spare time I have is usually taken up with gaming, reading (more books!), baking bread and running (to work off all the bread!).

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.