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Janey Burton

PUBLISHING CONSULTANT

Editor & Contracts Negotiator

Nicola May, author of The Corner Shop in Cockleberry Bay

Nicola May, author of The Corner Shop in Cockleberry Bay

“Janey has the ability to listen well, then advise in a calm and informative manner. Her clear, sensible approach to questions surrounding my contract and career path have been invaluable in protecting my rights as an author.”
Frances Burton, PhD

Frances Burton, PhD

“I often call on her for her tactful advice which I find improves the end product, and she has considerable flair for steering a book through the standard publishers’ procedures, negotiating changes to the contract, and smoothing out...
Michael Jago, author of The Man Who Was George Smiley

Michael Jago, author of The Man Who Was George Smiley

“Perceptive and constructively critical, Janey’s suggestions were extremely useful for me in finalising a manuscript. I can recommend her without reservation as an editor and will certainly ask her to review future work of mine before going public with...

Portia Ungley, PhD

“I have been happy to recommend her as an Editor to other PhD candidates already, for both her calm and patient manner, and her exacting intelligence.”

Malcolm Knott, author of Sherlock Holmes: The Soldier’s Daughter

“As a first-time author I found Janey Burton’s forthright and enthusiastic advice invaluable. A long discussion helped me to draw on her experience and was followed up by a very clear and detailed note of all the topics we had covered. Her professional approach gave...