” …freelance [Developmental Editors] tend to live anywhere that they can sustain a modest lifestyle and quiet working environment. Most have at least one advanced degree and have found that the strictures of teaching or in-house publishing don’t suit them …” Scott Norton, Developmental Editing
E P James resigned his University tenure after 25 years of teaching and research in order to work as a freelance editor and to write unrestricted by academic frameworks. He lives and works in rural Norfolk U.K. and is currently completing a book for Routledge on William James’ Psychology, and writing a separate non-fiction project on James’ medical milieu.
He was educated at Oriel College, Oxford (B.Phil 1987, D.Phil 1990) and taught at The University of Oxford (1987-90), The University of Hong Kong (1990-2003), and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (2003-2011). He has held a variety of visiting positions, e.g., at ANU, Oxford University and Soochow University, Taiwan, and was for a number of years regularly involved in graduate teaching projects in the People’s Republic of China under the auspices of the Sino-British Summer School in Philosophy.
Dr James is a very experienced editor and writing manager, and has a special interests in developmental non-fiction editing and in working with non-native English writers.