At the moment, Russel is not currently taking on work from private/indie clients unless they come through previous recommendation. This is due to current commitments and work schedule. However, Russel may be open to working with publishers both small and large - please get in touch via the contact form with details of projects/proposals.
Private/indie clients looking for editorial feedback may be best served at the moment asking requesting Russel as the author of editorial reports through the Writer's Workshop
Is there a list of projects Russel has worked on as an editor?
Funny you should ask... To the left of this page, you'll see a gallery (hopefully ever expanding) of some of the books Russel has worked on as part of the developmental editing process. He has edited books for publishers including Thomas and Mercer, Freight Books, Saraband/Contraband and some independent authors (please see note above). The book, HOW TO KILL FRIENDS AND IMPLICATE PEOPLE by Jay Stringer was shorltlised for several awards, including the McIlvanney Award and the Anthony Awards in 2017.
If you have a project you think Russel might fit, Please contact him using the form below, or if you are looking for editorial reports, please request Russel as your editor through the Writer's Workshop.
If you're looking for general writing advice and tips, or want a hint of Russel's approach to writing, please check Russel's Thoughts on Writing blog which you may find of use. This blog will be updated every once in a while with new articles and thoughts on various aspects of the craft of writing and editing.
Please note that Russel is currently only doing editorial reports for The Writer's Workshop and other select clients to avoid any confusion or conflict. If you wish Russel to be your editor of choice through the Workshop, please do let them know when you contact them.
Due to demand, Russel is mostly doing full editorials for publishers and referred/repeat clients only. If this changes, this page will be updated to reflect this.