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Lucy Fisher studied Art History at the University of East Anglia. She has over 25 years’ experience in magazines as a sub editor, copy editor, researcher and writer. She was employed as a writer, researcher and copy editor at Time magazine in its London office for 12 years, and then worked as a sub editor on The Week. She has written for publications including Time (on travel, art and consumer technology), Personal Computer Magazine, Classic FM Magazine, The Fortean Times, Equilibrium and The Skeptic. She is the author of A Short Guide to Writing Well, What You Know That Ain’t So, Boo & Hooray and the novels Witch Way Now?, Witch Way To…? and We Three (all available from Amazon). Lucy also offers audio transcription, and has worked for Castiron Radio and the Inner Temple. She blogs about words, grammar and art at The Art of Words.
James Loader studied English at Magdalen College, Oxford. After graduating he lectured in English at Sagar University, M.P., India, following which he taught English at various schools in England, being for 16 years Head of the English Department at St Olave’s Grammar School, Orpington. He was employed as a copy editor and occasional writer at the London office of Time Magazine for seven years. He was literary editor of Zembla magazine, and copy editor of Foto8 magazine. He has worked as a freelance editor for publishers including David & Charles, Oxford University Press and the Gulbenkian Foundation. He edited a collection of short stories, Cold Comfort (Serpent’s Tail, 1996), and co-edited the poetry anthology Generations (Penguin, 1988). He is the author of Channel Hopping, a Guide to France (Channel 4, 1998).
Joel Meadows is a copy editor, sub editor and proofreader with over three decades of experience on newspapers, magazines, books and theses. His CV includes Time Magazine, The Times, The Sunday Times, The Telegraph, The Financial Times, The Guardian, Guinness World Records and The Observer. He has also written about comics, film, TV and culture for Playboy, Time Magazine, Esquire,Variety, Empire, Big Issue In The North and Comic Heroes, among others. He is editor-in-chief of Tripwire, an online publication covering comics, film, TV and related subjects. A print magazine from 1992 to 2013, it has been a website since 2015, but there are plans for a new print edition. He is also the author of Studio Space, a book on comic artists and their studios (Image Comics, 2008), and Masters of Comics (Insight Editions, 2019).