White Willow Editing
Editing and proofreading for fiction writers
Hi, I'm Lizzy McIlwaine. I'm a fiction editor and writer based in Northern Ireland. As much as I love working on my own stories, I get equally inspired by helping other authors to achieve their own creative vision.
Do you need an objective opinion on big-picture issues like characterisation, plot and pacing? Or maybe you're confident that your story is solid, but know that your writing style could use a polish. Maybe you just need a professional proofread to correct spelling and grammar errors. No matter which service you require, I can help make your novel shine, while staying loyal to your own voice.
I know how nerve-wracking it can be to entrust your work to a stranger, so I aim to deliver my editing suggestions in a constructive and kind manner.
Essential Proofreading (Merit) – Publishing Training Centre (2021)
Developmental Editing: Fiction Theory – liminalpages.com (2021)
BA Hons Arts and Humanities (First Class), Open University (2023), including Distinction in Advanced Creative Writing