Editors’ and Proofreaders’ Alliance of Northern Ireland

Aimee Walker

Based in: Comber
Professional memberships

Professional Member, Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP)
Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi)
Romantic Novelists’ Association (RNA)


BA English
Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Training and professional development

Basic Proofreading by Distance Learning (PTC, 2018)
Developmental Editing: Fiction Theory (Liminal Pages, 2018)
CIEP annual conference (online) 2020
Louise Harnby’s How to Write the Perfect Fiction Editorial Report (2020)
Copyediting Fiction (ClubEd, 2022)
CIEP annual conference (in person) 2023
Efficient Editing (CIEP, 2024)


I previously worked in education and mental health. I have been a freelance editor since March 2018.



Skills and services offered

Copy-editing, proofreading, developmental editing, manuscript evaluations, beta reading, coaching, series bibles and project management

Subject areas

Fiction: romance, erotica, historical and women’s fiction


I specialise in fiction, mainly self-publishing. I like to have a close working relationship with writers and also offer coaching for new authors.

Clients include

Private clients – self-publishing authors

Examples of work undertaken

A Winter Haven by Margaret Amatt
Romancing Melanie by Julia Jarrett
Over a Barrel by Kelly Kay
Thy Kingdom Come by Monica James
Belfast Gate by Tony Macauley

For Post Hill Press:
Love, Sometimes by Barbara Rose Brooker
The Occurrence by Robert Desiderio

Additional information

Author of Top Tropes: A Romance Writer’s Guide (2022)