Editorial services

C.J. Schüler can provide comprehensive freelance services and consultancy to news media, magazines and book publishers, including planning, project management, research, copywriting, editing, proof-reading, layout and production.

An accomplished, versatile and creative editor, he has outstanding expertise gained over many years working for internationally recognised names such as The Independent, the TES, the Daily TelegraphWorld of Interiors magazine, Condé Nast Traveller, the Folio Society and the Rough Guides.


‘Chris always meets the highest standards of written English and accuracy. In dealing with whatever subject is thrown at him, he obviously draws on an impressive knowledge of the humanities as well as a wide experience of professional writing and editing.’ — Whilma Boyce, PostScript Books

‘Thanks to Chris Schüler for his skilful and painless editing’ — Rose Baring, author, The Cadogan Guide to Moscow and St Petersburg

Clarity of editing and corrections. Understanding of the story line and characters’ personalities. Helping where I have made a technical/historical/geographical error. Maintaining the continuity through three volumes in the series so far. Polite and understanding service.’ – Andrew, Orkney, United Kingdom

‘Personal communication was a huge factor. The fact that they knew about WW2 history was a huge relief. Also keeping each character’s voice and vernacular on page was a huge must, they delivered in spades. Deadlines helped too.’ – Edwin, Fort Myers, USA


Chris Schüler’s travel articles, features and book reviews have appeared in The IndependentThe Independent on Sunday, The Financial Times, The Tablet, The New Statesman, Slightly Foxed and other publications. He is available for commissions for feature writing, interviews and copywriting.


Editing/copyediting of fiction and non-fiction, from manuscript to page layout. Titles include Very Heath Robinson (Sheldrake Press, 2017), The Settling of North America (Macmillan); The Times Atlas of the CrusadesThe Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome and The Penguin Historical Atlas of the VikingsThe Victorian House Book; and eight guidebooks in the Cadogan series. Magazine work has included sub-editing/writing on titles from lifestyle magazines to academic journals.

Literary Consultancy

General or in-depth critiques and copyediting of travel books and other non-fiction, and of short stories and novels.


cjschuler [at] btinternet.com


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