Sarah Newton-John – your Copy editor/proofreader

I love what I do and I love working freelance.

I am an experienced freelance professional available for short and long form content work. copy editing and proofreading books is a growth area for me on book publishing platform, Reedsy. (Please see client reviews and details of published works here:

I also work on a variety of projects on the Upwork platform, from regular academic copy editing to website text to romance series.

As your proofreader, I will revise your wording to read smoothly and be free from errors in grammar, punctuation, spelling, syntax, lexical choice, repetition and consistency etc.

As your creative copy editor, I will rework the text where necessary to improve natural English flow and readability, enhancing impact and clarity. I will preserve your voice and style while refining your writing.

To discuss your project email me at

Sarah has been a contributor to The Good Life in Galicia Competition in 2020 and 2019, and she and her partner are great supporters of the project

The Good Life in Galicia Competition 2021

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Short  story competition and anthology from Cyberworld Publishing

In 2016 Cyberworld Publishing produced The Good Life in Galicia 2016 after running a competition for short prose pieces in the categories of fiction and non fiction.

In 2017 we added a poetry category, and in 2021 we are again seeking prose pieces in the categories of fiction and non fiction, and poetry.


Prose: Fiction and non fiction 1,200 to 4,500 words in ENGLISH

Poetry: max 60 lines in ENGLISH

Prizes: 15 Euros first place and 5 Euros second place in each section, prose fiction, prose non fiction and poetry (paid via Paypal).

All entries must be available to be published in the anthology “The Good Life in Galicia 2021” in e-book and paperback. Entries to be published will be selected by the volume editors and not all entries may be included (No payments will be made for publication.).


  • Closing date is 1 August 2021
  • All works must be about Galicia in a significant way.
  • No requirement for the author/s to have ever been to Galicia
  • All entries are to be sent by e-mail to thegoodlifeingalicia2017 ATT outlook dot com
  • Entries to be pasted into the e-mail, not sent as attachments.
  • All Entries to be in English.
  • Files to be in .rtf or .doc 2003 format NO .docx. Font: 12 point Arial. Style: Normal. No Headings style please.
  • Direct all enquiries to thegoodlifeingalicia2017 ATT outlook dot com
  • You can find more information and updates for the competition here on our blog or on Cyberworld Publishing https: //

DEADLINE: First of August2021