Emma’s Edit

Professional Copy-Editing and Proofreading Services


Why Emma’s Edit?


Receiving constructive criticism is not an easy task. I firmly believe that the editing process should be as enjoyable as the writing. I bring a personal touch to my editing, allowing for direct communication at all stages.


When it comes to writing, I’m a perfectionist; it’s what makes me good at my job. Your hard work deserves nothing but the best, and at Emma’s Edit your manuscript will be edited to the most rigorous of standards.


With a proven track record since 2016 of editing non-fiction, fiction, and children’s literature, as well as academic publications, for satisfied customers from all around the world, I guarantee your work is in safe hands.

Meet Emma

Purveyor of high-quality editing, proofreading, and writing advice services

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Emma O’Connell

Freelance Editor and Writer

Emma graduated with a First Class Degree in English Literature and has been editing since 2016. She has worked on a wide variety of media and genres, but she specialises in fiction and particularly fantasy. Emma enjoys reading – her favourite authors include J.R.R. Tolkien, Brandon Sanderson and Anne McCaffrey – and runs an online writing group. She does her freelancing alongside managing her household, which currently consists of her husband and two-year-old son.

What People Say

Have a read of what previous clients have said about Emma’s Edit

10 out of 10, all the way

Huge shout out to my amazing editor, Emma at Emma’s Edit. She took my very, very rough draft and patiently crafted it into a polished gem. I cannot believe how beautifully it turned out.

Tory Forest

Efficient and Wonderfully Kind

Professional, efficient, and wonderfully kind, you could do no better than Emma’s Edit. 

Cody Staggs
Author - Light and Shadow

A Consummate Professional

If you’re looking for a consummate professional who’s also a joy with work with, look no further than Emma’s Edit. I’ve booked her for another three jobs this year, and look forward to doing so many times in the future.

Christiana Matthews


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