Variorum Text Services

CONTACT DETAILS

Name
Dick Hill, Variorum Text Services

Location
5, Kenneth Crescent
London

Telephone
07973 686 989

Fax
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Web Site
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Email address
dickhill@nildram.co.uk

OVERVIEW

  • Copy-editing
  • Proofreading
  • Project Management
  • Transcription
  • Writing

 FEES/RATES:

  • £20/hour

SERVICES

I set up Variorum because I am enthusiastic about working with all sorts of text. I am prepared to consider work in all genres, and I am totally committed to quality and punctuality while keeping the costs down. I provide proofreading and copy editing (on-screen and hard-copy), transcription of typed and hand-written text to MS-Word, and project management (including proofreading, copy editing, liaison with publisher, typesetter, editorial board, attendance at meetings - no travel expenses within M25).


EXPERIENCE

Currently completing project management (including liaison with publisher and typesetter, copy-editing and proofreading) of books on the British artists Cecil Collins and Thetis Blacker.

  • Three further books on cultural topics are in preliminary stage
  • Preparation of online catalogue for publisher
  • Technical editing - academic papers on games theory, mathematics and statistics
  • Proofreading and copy-editing trained with Writers Bureau and Chapterhouse
  • Associate Member of Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP)
  • Published writer of prose and poetry
  • Background in Local Government and IT Product Management (IBM)
  • Several years of study in music, Sanskrit, philosophy and the arts.


QUALIFICATIONS

Honours degree in Mathematics.


Variorum Text Services


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