Margaret Aherne

Editorial Training

Customer Feedback

 

 

 

 

meaherne@gmail.com

Welcome to Proofreading

 

o The course was well planned and thought out, fitting a great amount into the day without cramming. The tutoring was very enthusiastic and added life and interest to the course, making it enjoyable to learn

 

o The course has been helpful in showing not only how you do something but why 

 

o The course was excellent. I particularly appreciate that the class was tweaked to suit the types of publication we worked on. It surpassed my expectations and increased my confidence greatly – I genuinely enjoyed the day

 

o Margaret was supportive and well prepared, gave clear explanations and encouraged discussion. Her experience in the field was evident

 

o She is clearly both knowledgeable and impassioned by her subject, which made a dry subject accessible and entertaining

 

 

Welcome to Copy-editing

 

o The course was really inspiring, delivered with humour and sensitivity

 

o I was surprised and pleased by how relevant the examples were to my own work: the content was interesting, engaging and sometimes humorous

 

o The course exceeded my expectations, and I will continue to refer to the handouts

 

 

Editorial Project Management

 

o The course was very good – comprehensive and clear – and good fun!

 

o Margaret is very skilled at encouraging participation and discussion from all members of the course, and making everyone feel at ease

 

 

Advanced Copy-editing

 

o Really pleased that Margaret was flexible enough to change the afternoon sessions to accommodate the delegates’ needs

 

o She was very friendly, knowledgeable, entertaining, and an excellent teacher

 

 

Advanced Proofreading

 

o The course was excellent; the tutoring was very informative, clear and empathetic

 

o The course totally met my expectations, and more – my career change has started!

 

 

Editorial Skills (3-day in-house course)

 

o It must be difficult to prepare suitable course material for people with such a wide range of knowledge and experience, but Margaret did just that – there really was something for everybody

 

o Outstanding!

 

 

Introductory Proofreading (in-house course)

 

o There was a good atmosphere, with opportunity for both discussion and individual input – one of the best courses I’ve attended here

 

o The course was very well delivered and focused on the needs of the attendees

 

o Margaret was great!

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Margaret hard at work in Edinburgh, with a class of eager trainee proofreaders at Publishing Scotland