EDITOR & PROOFREADER

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DEVELOPMENTAL EDITOR

Simply put, I make sure your story is strong. 

As your developmental editor, I help you with your overall structure and content direction, address concept, intended use, organization and design. I may help you grow your ideas. It’s the most complex of editing that I do with YOU in close partnership. 

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LINE EDITOR

As your line editor, I address writing style and language use. How do you use language to communicate your point? Are you clear, concise, fluid? Do your sentences and paragraphs flow? Does your work have the tone you’re looking to convey? Last, is it interesting to read?

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COPY EDITOR & PROOFREADER

As your copy editor or proofreader, I review your final version for layout (captions, charts, tables), spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax and ambiguous or factually incorrect information. I make sure that your written work is consistent.

Every manuscript should go through at least one round of copy editing and proofreading before going off to press.

STYLES

I edit according to APA, AP and Chicago styles and am accustomed to working with client house styles and specifications as well as a variety of Englishes.

 

A LITTLE BACKGROUND ...

Over a period of 25 cumulative years, I’ve written, developed and/or edited:

  • Breaking news and feature articles and blogs

  • White papers and one-pagers

  • PhD dissertations, bachelor’s and master’s theses

  • Books

  • On- and offline marketing and promotional collateral

  • Curriculum and training manuals

  • Corporate process and procedure documentation

  • Informational and inspirational speeches

  • Fiction stories

  • and more …


For other projects, I'm happy to put you in touch with colleagues who specialize in what you're looking for.

 
 

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