My training in writing and editing

  • 2020: Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP) online conference
  • 2020: Nat Alleblas: Master the Mystery of SEO
  • 2019: Hilary Cadman Training: PerfectIt
  • 2018: Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP, now CIEP) Conference. Context is key: why the answer to most questions is ‘It depends’
  • 2018: SfEP: Proofreading mentoring (full marks)
  • 2017: SfEP: Practical mark-up of PDFs
  • 2017: SfEP: Copy-editing 1
  • 2017: SfEP: Proofreading progress
  • 2016: Publishing Training Centre: Basic proofreading (Merit)
  • 2011: Peter Carty: Travel-writing workshop
  • 2010: Tŷ Newydd Writing Centre: Environment feature writing
  • 2010: NUJ: Feature writing


Blogs, case studies, e-news, features. Press releases that seek out headlines.

Environment writing

Words that inspire. Showcasing your cause or green credentials.

Web pages

Get seen online. SEO-smart web content that reads well and helps draw traffic.

Sports & adventure writing

You’ve won the cup, achieved your goal! How to tell of the trials and triumphs?

Copyediting & rewriting

Re-shaping your draft, re-phrasing, re-jigging. Editing to fit a space.

Professional proofreading

Quality control for web and print. Making your words the best they can be.

CIEP professional proofreader Cath Harris
PTC professional proofreader Cath Harris