David Hambling

David is the owner of editorial and typesetting company The Joy of Pages based in Derby. He has worked on a number of different book genres including: science fiction and fantasy, horror, memoirs and children’s books. David has an MA in Publishing from The University of Derby, and has worked with a number of publishers, self-publishing authors, universities and marketing companies to produce high quality books and give advice and consultation on publishing.

David is a fully qualified editor and is a member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders, and he has a deep understanding of publishing law and how that can impact a book during the editorial process (libel, plagiarism).


For more details or to arrange a consultation with David, email admin@nottinghamwritersstudio.co.uk

Services offered:


Typesetting of manuscripts to industry standards to be prepared for print


Design of eBooks which work on multiple platforms, such as ePub, MOBI, and more!


Editorial of manuscripts to a high standard


Publishing contract consultation


Self-publishing consultation including support on deciding who is best for you