Lydia P

Dronfield, Derbyshire, UK

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Lydia P

Specialist subjects:

Geography Social Sciences Youth Work


BA Geography

University of Sheffield


Favorite referencing style

I like Harvard referencing the best simply because it is the style I am most familiar with, but I am happy to use any style required.

Why I became an editor

I love reading and have always had a knack for spotting errors. Becoming a proofreader lets me do something about those errors while helping others to improve their work. It is the ideal job as it fits around my family and I can spend time doing the things I enjoy.

Background and experience

This is my first entry into the world of proofreading, but I have spent lots of time over the years checking through homework for my children and work documents for friends and family.

Why I love proofreading and editing

I take pride in helping other people make their work flawless. I love reading and especially enjoy proofreading anything in the realm of social sciences and humanities, particularly geography. I also enjoy literature and fiction. I have experience with Harvard referencing, having used it throughout university, and I'm confident using APA.

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Favorite book:

It is so hard to pick just one! There are so many wonderful authors. Some of my favourites are Joanne Harris, Zadie Smith, and Liane Moriarty.


When I'm not proofreading, I'm looking after my three kids, two rabbits, and dog. I also volunteer running a Brownie unit. I like board games, musicals, holidays, and reading.

Editing tips:

When I proofread a document, I like to have a quick read through first to check for obvious errors. I then take time looking through in greater detail to ensure nothing is missed.

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