Meet the Springtime Team
Jo Parfitt is a successful author, mentor, journalist and publisher with 30 books and hundreds of articles under her belt. Her intuition and ability to see 'the big picture' make Jo the natural first stop for all new authors. She handles all intake appointments as well as the initial stages of book creation.
Jack Scott is an author, blogger and book producer. Since releasing his evergreen expat memoir, Perking the Pansies, he has become something of an expert in the world of publishing. With a long career in business management, Jack is ideally placed to bring your book to market.
EDITOR & SENIOR PROOFREADER
Paddy Hartnett is an experienced editor and proofreader, and a member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP). He has a passion for the English language and a major obsession with getting things right, working closely with authors to help fine-tune their manuscripts ready for publication.
Sam is both talented and versatile, having a first degree in literature and a master’s in anthropology. They have worked with us on a variety of projects since 2015 when they researched local history and culture for a book on Penang, Malaysia. Mostly involved with proofreading and editorial assistance, since 2018 their expertise in sound technology has been put to great use recording, editing, creating and uploading podcasts, webinars and videos for us and our clients. An expert in gender and diversity, their help with client content has been invaluable.