Sarah Dronfield

About me

I’m an editor and proofreader specialising in fiction.

You can find out more about me on my website.


  • Manuscript critiques
  • Developmental editing
  • Line and copy-editing
  • Proofreading


I am a Professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP), formerly the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP). I have experience of editing and proofreading both fiction (including children’s fiction, thrillers, historical fiction) and non-fiction (including school reports, self-help, memoirs, and pregnancy, birth and parenting).

Training and Qualifications

  • Developmental Editing of Fiction (Intermediate and Advanced), Editorial Freelancers Association
  • Introduction to Fiction Editing, SfEP
  • Editing with Word, SfEP
  • Introduction to Copy-editing, SfEP
  • Grammar at Work, Publishing Training Centre
  • Basic Proofreading, Publishing Training Centre (Merit)
  • PG Diploma in Organic Agriculture
  • 2:1 (Joint Honours) Archaeology and Environmental Management

More about Sarah

I am a trained breastfeeding peer supporter, helping mothers who wish to breastfeed.