Elspeth has been editing and proofreading for over 25 years. She joined HarperCollins Publishers in 1990 and spent the next 17 years as a lexicographer working on English dictionaries. Since 2007 she has been working as an editor and copywriter for a variety of publishers and on a wide range of dictionaries, thesauruses and language reference books and materials. A native of Glasgow and a graduate of Glasgow University, she has been editing for Copylab since 2016.