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Polly Thomas

writer, copyeditor, proofreader

Location icon United Kingdom

I am a London-based writer, editor and proofreader, working with some of the best-known brands in travel publishing. With a wealth of experience and a positive, unflappable attitude, I deliver clear, accessible and captivating content, and can tailor writing styles and editorial approaches to suit client needs. I offer well-honed research skills; attentive copyediting, rewriting and restructuring; an eagle-eye for inconsistencies in tone, style and formatting; and the know-how to meet tight deadlines without compromising quality.

Portfolio
lonelyplanet.com
04/01/2018
Caribbean Hurricane Update

On-the-ground update a year after the devastating 2017 hurricanes. Live at http://bit.ly/LPMay2018

Rough Guide to Trinidad & Tobago
09/03/2018
Introduction to Trinidad & Tobago

Introduction to edition 7 of the Rough Guide to Trinidad & Tobago, updated as sole author.

Guardian Labs
2016
Tobago Top 10s

Paid content for BA, published online and as an insert into the UK Guardian Saturday travel section.

lonelyplanet.com
11/16/2018
Three Islands, Three Ways

Adventure travel in the southern Caribbean for Lonely Planet. Live at http://bit.ly/3islands3ways.

Rough Guide to Jamaica
2010
Introducing Jamaica

Intro from the 5th edition of the Jamaica Rough Guide; I co-wrote and updated editions 1–5.

JPM Guides, for Scenic Cruises
2018
This Way Western Canada

Clipping from guide update, with new content on Calaway Park, Canada Olympic Park and Heritage Park Historical Village.

JPM Guides, for Scenic Cruises
2018
This Way Western Canada

Clipping from guide update with new content on Canada Museum of Human Rights and Forks National Historic Site.

JPM Guides, for Scenic Cruises
2018
This Way Alaska

Clipping from guide update, with new content on Matanuska Glacier, Talkeetna, Denali National Park and dog-sledding

JPM Guides, for Scenic Cruises
2018
This Way Eastern Canada

Clipping from Eastern Canada guide update, showing original new box feature on Churchill, Manitoba.