My name is Bridget Gevaux. I am a long-established English proofreader and copy-editor, having worked successfully as a professional manuscript editor for the past 15 years in the UK. I trained and qualified at thePublishing Training Centreand I am a Professional Member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP). I also hold a BA degree and MA in Classical Studies. To learn more about me and how I work, please readWhy Choose Me.
Are you a book author looking for a competent and reliable copy-editor to check your fiction novel or academic manuscript? Whether it is a firstedit, a line by line edit, or you simply need someone to proofread for errors before submitting your work, I can provide a professional service to ensure your manuscript is polished and error-free. I can edit the following:
- manuscripts (fiction/nonfiction)
- short stories
- cover letter and synopsis
Are you a student, postgraduate or academic looking for someone to edit your dissertation, PhD thesis or research article? I offer very competitive student proofreading rates.
I offer a genuine, fast and reliable service, which is why my clients continue to use my services. Clients include:publishers, individual book authors, self-publishing authors, blog writers, businesses, government advisory bodies, charities, academic authors (professors, lecturers, post-doctoral researchers) as well as PhDresearch students, including ESL students. My student rates start at £7/1000 words.
Whether your manuscript is fiction, non-fiction, academic, or you are planning to publish your manuscript as an ebook, my aim is to bring your work to the highest standard possible required for publication. I will check spelling, punctuation, grammar and make sure your manuscript conforms to publishing industry-recognised standards. Attention to detail is imperative, and all work is guaranteed confidential. Even if you decide to self-publish your book, it is worth the small investment of having your manuscript proofread and edited. To learn more about my editing service, please readManuscript Editing.
"A few weeks after Bridget edited my manuscript, it was accepted by two literary agents! I couldn't have done this without her help. A lovely lady and very thorough and professional service."
Georgina Daventry, author.
"Excellent service. Bridget saw errors in my PhD I would never have noticed. Would definitely recommend."
Justin Hill, PhD Candidate
"Very good proofreader. Will use your services again. Thank you!"
Mary Bernado, International Student
My careful proofreading and editing services will provide clear, error-free materials that let you present a professional image. Whether you are a small business, non-profit or large corporation, your company's message is key to gaining and retaining customers. I can proofread and edit annual reports, shareholder reports, website text, marketing material, etc.
Submit Your Documentand I will help your business deliver appealing communications, including web content.
Student proofreading £7/1000 words. I welcome proofreading submissions from students worldwide. I can proofread yourPhDthesis, dissertation, or research paper. I also welcomeenquiriesfrom ESL students. I work with a small team of academic proofreaders and, if I am unable to work on your paper myself, it will be passed to one of my colleagues. You will, however, be notified of this at the beginning. Fast turnaround. Read more about my student proofreadingservice.
- proofreading & editing manuscripts
- synopsis and agent cover letter
- business literature
- business websites
- proofreading research papers
- proofreading PhD theses and dissertations
Whether you are in London, Oxford, Cambridge, Norwich, Manchester, Birmingham, the UK, Hong Kong, China, Iran, India, France, Germany, Spain or Dubai, you can submit your manuscript or PhD thesis to me in Word format by email.
I would be happy to provide a free sample edit. Just email a few pages of your document, together with the total word count, and I will return it to you with my corrections and quote.
If you do not receive significant improvements to the standard of your written English from our work we will give you a refund.
Standard university assessment guidelines state that 10-20% of marks are allocated for English writing quality. Our editors can ensure you get the most from these available marks by improving academic tone and vocabulary, as well as grammar, structure and syntax.
We abide strictly by university guidelines on proofreading and editing, and a significant percentage of our clients are referred to us by university staff and professors.
For university faculty
We guarantee that your manuscript will meet all required standards of English quality.
Our editing team has considerable experience in assisting authors and researchers to achieve publication in academic journals.
We can ensure that your manuscript is fully prepared for submission to journals and publishers with the maximum possible chances of success.