Margaret Aherne is a highly experienced editor,
proofreader and project manager, and is a mentor to novice
proofreaders, copy-editors and project managers. She is the junior
co-author with Gillian Clarke of the Publishing Training Centre's
Basic Proofreading by Distance Learning (third
She is also the author of Proofreading Practice - A Book of
Exercises (2011) which covers a wide range of material and
contains model answers (see meaherne.webeden.co.uk).
Margaret's courses for Publishing Scotland in 2017 include:
Welcome to Proofreading (1 March and 7 June); Welcome to
Copy-editing (2 March); and Further Proofreading and Copy-editing
(8 June). Margaret will also be the tutor for the Accelerate
Programme editorial workshop.
Margaret can run any of these (and others including Managing
Editorial Freelances) as in-house courses.