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We're passionate about publishing

McGillivray Linnegar Associates is a full-service provider of editorial backup to the book, magazine and journal publishing sectors:

  • copy-writing

  • proofreading

  • project management

  • copy editing

  • indexing

  • artwork and photo research briefing.


Ken McGillivray is widely experienced and read and amply qualified in his field. He has behind him certificate courses in copy editing, proofreading, editing Law texts, dealing with Maths and Science texts, English grammar, book design, writing for the web, plus two decades of practical application for mainstream publishing houses. In addition, he has a 30-year background in construction and property development, which provides an ideal platform for managing projects in a publishing context.


With 30+ years’ book production services and print production experience behind him, John Linnegar is ideally placed both to provide editing, proofreading and indexing services to authors in a range of genres and to share his expertise with newer entrants to the book and journal publishing. He particularly enjoys rising to the challenges presented in texts penned in English by authors who speak another first language.

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