Cathy Tingle has many years' experience in
academic and business publications. After completing her PhD in
English Literature she spent a decade producing marketing
communications materials - annual reports,
product leaflets, magazines and
directories - for an educational
awarding body. Following a four-year stint as editor of the
Edinburgh for Under Fives guidebook she formally trained
in copy-editing and proofreading with Publishing Scotland under
Margaret Aherne and is now an Advanced Professional Member of the
Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading.
Cathy has copy-edited more than 80 undergraduate-level textbooks
in subjects from theatre and media to law and health sciences for
publishers such as Palgrave, Routledge and Bloomsbury, plus journal
articles and fiction, under her business name, DocEditor (www.doceditor.co.uk). She
also works as a commissioning editor for the CIEP.
Cathy is the tutor for the Introduction to Copy-editing courses
on 11 June and 24 September 2020. She will also lead the
copy-editing element of Further Copy-editing and Proofreading on 17
June and 3 November 2020.