Freelance profile

Will Adams (Keyword Ltd)

Keyword provides two skills drawing on more than 25 years' professional experience: book editing, with additional facilities for book packaging from raw manuscript through design to printing; and the compilation of word puzzles and quizzes for mass-market magazines, promotional, trade and in-house publications, and books.

Contact details:

Street: 2 Denford Ash Cottages
Town: Denford Kettering
Postcode: NN14 4EW
Region/nation: East Midlands
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: 01832 734425
Fax: 01832 734425


See suggested rates:

Book editorRates: Print media - editing/producing books
Crossword compilerRates: Crosswords
DesignerRates: Design
Book writerRates: Print media - writing books
Commissioning editorRates: Print media
from the Freelance Fees Guide.


  • Arts/entertainment
  • Aviation
  • Film and theatre
  • History
  • Gardening and horticulture
  • Humour
  • Leisure and hobbies
  • Marine and maritime
  • Motoring and motor sport
  • Transport

Major clients:

  • Silver Link Publishing
  • Ian Allan Publishing
  • Crecy Publishing
  • Puzzler Media
  • IPC

Profile last updated: 2008-04-18 08:33:27

Extra information:

For almost 20 years Will Adams, a former Senior Editor with Thorsons, has commissioned, edited and, with a colleague (former Production Manager with Thorsons) designed and laid out many hundreds of illustrated non-fiction titles on transport and nostalgia subjects for small independent publisher Silver Link Publishing. He also works regularly for Ian Allan Publishing and Crecy Publishing. In collaboration with the same colleague, he can provide a complete book packaging service from raw manuscript to delivery of finished books. Recent projects include various military subjects and regimental histories, business books and short-run family histories.

Under the trading name Exclusive Puzzles, Will has been a professional puzzle compiler for more than 25 years, supplying general puzzles to the Puzzler Media group of titles and Accolade Publishing. He also supplies custom-compiled thematic puzzles on railways (The Railway Magazine, IPC) and gardening (Garden News, EMAP), as well as thematic puzzles for titles including Hardware & Garden Review, The Seafarer, Village Life (Center Parcs), ATL Report (Association of Teachers & Lecturers), Travelsphere News (Travelsphere Holidays) and Billboard (South Wales Police). He has recently compiled a series of puzzles and quizzes for passengers aboard Page & Moy cruise ships.

All puzzles are exclusively compiled - none are syndicated.