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: 9,118
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.
Ph.D. in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, University of Tennessee
Graduate Certificate in Evaluation, Statistics, and Measurement
Master's in Public Administration and Policy, University of South Carolina
Editor/ Peer Reviewer for 5 Academic Publishers
B.A. in Political Science & Spanish, University of Georgia
PowerPoint, Style, Personal, Business, ESL (English as a Second Language), Non-Fiction, Book, Academic
Number of Pages Edited: 9,060
I have extensive experience working with writers of all ages and abilities:**Researchers / Academics / Technical Writers / Grant Seekers / Business Professionals / Job Applicants / College & High School Students**
I am a highly experienced administrator, educator, researcher, and technical writer. I am a published author of multiple book chapters and academic journal articles, and currently serve on the editorial and review boards of five professional publications and organizations.
Depending on your needs, I can assist you with the following:
Researchers on effective proposal development, formatting work to APA or your preferred style guide, writing statistical analyses, and reporting research findings
Academic writers on textbooks, manuscripts, and conference presentations (papers, posters, handouts, PowerPoint, and Prezi presentations)
Grant writers on improving clarity, communicating objectives, creating a budget, and developing an evaluation plan
Business professionals on PowerPoints, reports, and emails/letters
Job-seekers on cover letters, resumes, and writing samples
College students on course papers and applications to graduate school
High school students on college admissions essays and class papers
Professional Editor with 10+ years' experience (B.A. in Print Journalism, Ball State University)
Professional Award-Winning Writer
University English Professor/ESL Instructor
Certified Professional Resume Writer (M.S. in HR Management, DeVry University)
Fiction, Book, Academic, Non-Fiction, ESL (English as a Second Language), Business, Personal, Style, Formatting, PowerPoint, PDF
Number of Pages Edited: 8,809
Let me, an award-winning BA in Journalism, make the power of the written word work for you! I have edited more than 1.5 million words, and counting, for clients across the United States and throughout the world (from college papers--including theses and dissertations--to college application essays, recommendation letters, business letters, municipal documents, professional journal articles, school newsletters, e-mails, and even resumes; in fact, I am a Certified Professional Resume Writer with the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches). I am a creative and effective communications professional with 10 years of experience in the editing/writing field and a proven ability to meet deadlines--I respect your time! I am noted for my strong skills in English grammar/punctuation usage, voice, tense, spelling, flow, sentence structure, clarity, and consistency as well as Chicago, APA, AP, MLA, CSE, Turabian, Harvard, and other style manuals you request be followed. My goal is to make your writing sharper while helping you to maintain your voice; I work very hard to make sure that I understand the message that you are attempting to communicate in writing. My passionate sense of accuracy; organization; attention to detail; and familiarity with Microsoft Word are second to none. I can't wait to make your document beam of professionalism and feature an impressive flare that will help you to achieve your goal!
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.