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 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.