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“Mike’s copy edit really polished my book, I was so blessed to work with him. English is not my first language and so he had quite a lot to adjust. He was full of insights and suggestions and supportive of my writing, I felt that he cared about my book. I really appreciate that he kept my writer's voice even when he had to do quite a heavy edit. He was always happy to explain the reason behind every change and take my wishes into account but would also push back if he felt his edit was better. He was great to work with and I highly recommend him!”
Elena Kravchenko, Breathe

“Mike is the best editor a writer could ask for. He is incredibly thorough; he understands how much we care about our manuscripts; and, most importantly, he can enhance our writing no matter how close to perfection we think it is! Each time I've sent him a manuscript thinking there is no way it can possibly be improved, he manages to add an extra dimension that takes it to incredible. Highly recommend him!”

Dounia Stewart-McMeel, Let’s Visit the Solar System

“Mike has everything I want from an editor and proofreader: varied experience, industry sector knowledge, sound technical skills, tenacity, an unwavering eye for detail and an unswerving ability to knock even the most challenging text into great shape. He is a joy to work with.”

Lauren Simpson, Managing Editor, Globe Law and Business

“It was a blessing finding Mike. His prices are reasonable, he’s easy to work with, he’s kind, sharp, and above all his eagle eyes don’t miss a trick. He’s done a fine job editing my first two novels. I won’t hesitate to employ him for future projects.”

Hans Joseph Fellmann, author of Chuck Life’s a Trip and Saving Jahan

“Mike provided thoughtful and accurate edits for my first novel, resulting in an improved flow to the book. Mike was easy to work with, taking the time to explain when required. Look forward to working with him again.”

Lily Ashton, author of Paint a Murder, Sculpt a Murder, Sketch a Murder

“I enjoyed working with Mike on my copy edit. He was enthusiastic and supportive of my writing, and it was obvious he scrutinised every line of my text. The resulting polish to the prose made the whole story flow much more smoothly. When he proposed revisions to the text, these still kept my author voice.”

GD Harper, author, A Friend in Deed, Silent Money

“Hats off – this is great work. Really chuffed with your approach to the text and the style. We appreciate proofers who will adopt an elegant scepticism to everything.”
Carolyn Boyle, Managing Editor, Globe Business Publishing Ltd

“Mike was everything I could ask for and more in an editor, he had an excellent eye for detail, which is what every writer needs. He picked up inaccuracies that I had failed to notice in my work, gave me great advice and made structural changes in order to improve it. He was professional and friendly at all times, but above all, he was very meticulous and thorough, tying up all the loose ends that could destroy a good narrative. As an author I needed an editor who was as passionate about my book as I was; it seemed the heavens favoured me by giving me Mike – in short, he became the fairy godmother of my book, albeit as a man.”
Seja Majeed, author, The Forgotten Tale of Larsa

“Thanks Mike. Extremely thorough, and just what the MS needed. Your proofing was spot-on, and all your comments on the text itself.”
John Barlow, author of Hope Road, Father and Son and The Communion of Saints

“I would strongly recommend Mike’s services. His work was of a very high standard, and being a writer himself, he had many insightful and useful suggestions. In addition to this he is one hundred percent trustworthy, which having been conned by online proofreaders before, was of vital importance to me: he was honest about deadlines, stuck to them and only asked for payment when the work was finished and I was happy. I would definitely use him again.”
Julian Pollard, author and musician (

“We were really happy with the work … you did a brilliant job of the final read. You picked up lots and the mark-up was really clear.”
Blackstaff Press Ltd

“Michael Faulkner overtook a couple of people who had done proofreading for me. He did an outstanding job by doing a thorough review of my 95,000 word Ph.D thesis; not only did he check for grammar and sentence rephrasing, but he spotted equivocal sentences, resulting in enhancing my confidence to share the document beyond the academic world. He became interested in my project, and really paid attention to the detail of the thesis, and was so particular in his comments. My document read much better after his editing. My supervisors too, were impressed!!! He is truly amazing, very efficient, friendly and professional, and delivered the work on time against a very tight deadline – ‘Fire-fighting as usual’ as he said. I definitely recommend him to others and will continue to use his services again for any future publications and articles.”
Angelina Mattijo-Bazugba, University of Edinburgh

“You did an excellent job, with lots of carefully considered amends and thoughtful queries.”
Bradt Travel Guides

“Excellent work and attention to detail. Does what it says on the tin!”
Enough is Enough Publishing

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