Experience and Qualifications


Copy editing and proofreading

  • Edit a Memoir by Tanya Gold
  • Word for Practical Editing by CIEP
  • Introduction to Fiction Editing by SfEP
  • Introduction to Copy Editing by SfEP
  • Proofreading Progress by SfEP
  • Basic Proofreading by the PTC

SfEP = Society for Proofreaders and Editors (now the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading)

PTC = Publishing Training Centre

See Portfolio for more.


Published and formatted:

  • The Antpod Faction by Alex James
  • Roc Isle: The Descent by Alex James
  • Roc Isle: Tempest by Alex James
  • Marcellus: The Mantle by Alex James
  • The Antpod Faction by Alex James (2nd edition)

Lighthouse School – 2016 & 2018
He came in to talk about his experiences as a writer to a small group of students, and then he answered their questions about writing and publishing.

August 1st 2015 – first author reading of The Antpod Faction 2nd Edition in Leeds Central Library.

To promote his books, he manned over fifteen stalls at sci-fi/book events from 2013.

He posts regular book reviews on his blog here at https://www.alexjamesnovels.com. See the blog tab.

See Journey for more.


  • Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme
  • Prince’s Trust Level 1 Award in Exploring Enterprise


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