MA in English Literature, Queens College
MS in Psychology, PhD Candidate in Psychology, Walden University
BA in English Literature, Binghamton University
20+ years' experience in editing, teaching and writing
Essay Editing Services, PowerPoint, Style, Personal, Business, ESL (English as a Second Language), Non-Fiction, Fiction, Book, Academic
Number of Pages Edited: 19,808
I can make your writing more concise, more professional, more creative, and more effective in its purpose, whether English is not your native language and it needs an overhaul, or you are talented and it could just use a bit of polish. Having edited over 5000 documents and more than 100 novels, my experience covers a broad range. From science, paranormal, and contemporary fiction to memoirs, how-to books, children's lit, ad copy, personal statements and theses, I have a passion for making your writing the best it can be. I understand, too, that the writer-editor relationship needs to be a good fit. I'm happy to do a sample edit to help you determine whether I am the right person for your project. Thanks for your consideration.
Studied philosophy at the undergraduate level in Canada and at the graduate level in England.
In 1977, I qualified as a secondary school teacher from the Cambridge Institute of Education, Cambridge University. During the 1980s I was a contributing editor for Today's Parent, Canada's leading parenting magazine, and I have published numerous articles, reviews and letters, including two short letters in The Economist, the next best thing to winning a Pulitzer. Now semi-retired, I spend some of my time teaching Microsoft Word to seniors, most of whom are younger than me.
Copy Editor, McGraw-Hill
B.S. in Print Journalism, Emerson College
Copy Editor, Pearson Education
PowerPoint, Style, Personal, Business, ESL (English as a Second Language), Non-Fiction, Fiction, Book
Number of Pages Edited: 9,159
I am an editor with over 25 years' experience with copyediting books, magazines, newspapers, thesis papers, journals, and the Internet. I am fast, accurate, and have a passion for helping you find the perfect word, sentence, and paragraph to help communicate your ideas, without changing your voice. Whether it is your essay, fiction book, thesis paper, blog, article -- just about any medium that requires the written word -- I will make you sound clear and concise. My editing skills are backed with extensive experience in substantive and developmental editing, writing, page layout and design, photography, and prepress. Further, I am familiar with APA, MLA, AP, AIP, and the Chicago manuals of style.
I am an experienced editor who appreciates precision and deadlines. I edit academic papers, dissertations, manuscripts, journal articles, and a variety of business applications like resumes, white papers, and press releases. I really enjoy helping other writers to polish and to perfect a piece of their writing.