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23 October 2018

Margaret Aherne

About Margaret

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 revision).


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).



Editorial courses

Margaret's courses for Publishing Scotland in 2018 include: Welcome to Proofreading (28 February, 6 June and 7 November); Welcome to Copy-editing (1 March and 8 November); and Further Proofreading and Copy-editing (7 June). 

Margaret can run any of these (and others including Managing Editorial Freelances) as in-house courses.