Lucy Fisher graduated with a 2.1 in Art History from the University of East Anglia. She has over 25 years’ experience in magazines as a sub editor, copy editor, researcher and writer. She was employed as a writer, researcher and copy editor at Time magazine in its London office for 12 years, and then worked as a sub editor on The Week. She has written for publications including Time (on travel, art and consumer technology), Personal Computer Magazine, Classic FM Magazine, The Fortean Times, Equilibrium and The Skeptic. She is the author of Clichés: A Dictionary of Received Ideas, Boo & Hooray: Dysphemisms and Euphemisms and Witch Way Now? a young adult novel. Lucy also offers audio transcription, and as a transcriber has worked for Castiron Radio and an oral history project.
James Loader was an Exhibitioner in English at Magdalen College, Oxford. After graduating with an upper 2nd he lectured in English at Sagar University, M.P., India, following which he taught English at various schools in England, being for 16 years Head of the English Department at St Olave’s Grammar School, Orpington. He was employed at a copy editor and occasional writer at the London office of Time Magazine for seven years. He was the literary editor of Zembla magazine, and was also the copy editor of Foto8 magazine. He has worked as a freelance editor for a number of publishers, including David & Charles, Oxford University Press and the Gulbenkian Foundation. He edited a collection of short stories, Cold Comfort, for Serpent’s Tail in 1996, and co-edited Generations, an anthology of poetry published by Penguin in 1988. He is also the author of Channel Hopping, a Guide to France, published by Channel 4 in 1998.
Joel Meadows is a copy editor, sub editor and proofreader with over three decades of experience on newspapers, magazines, books and theses. His CV includes some of the most renowned publications in the world including Time Magazine, The Times, The Sunday Times, The Telegraph, The Financial Times, The Guardian, Guinness World Records and The Observer. He has also written extensively about comics, film, TV and culture for publications like Playboy, Time Magazine, Esquire,Variety, Empire, Big Issue In The North and Comic Heroes. He is also editor-in-chief of Tripwire, a pre-eminent publication that covers comics, film, TV and related subjects. A print magazine from 1992 to 2013, it has been a website since 2015. He is also the author of Studio Space, a book on comic artists and their studios published by Image Comics in 2008, and a forthcoming book on the same subject for Insight Editions. Joel is also skilled in page layout.