I'm a geologist with abundant experience in writing/editing for academics, state agencies, federal grant proposals ($20 million successful to date), museum exhibits, and websites. I also write and edit: high school science texts; news releases; science biographies; and travel reviews and blogs. I work hourly or by the project, and a specialty is academic editing of journal articles by scientists for whom English is not a first language. Travel is welcome. I speak and read Spanish at the beginner level and would love to have a reason to...
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Nov 24, 2014|Grant Writing|Private|Completed
Nov 9, 2014|Academic Writing|Private|Working
Apr 24, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Feb 26, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Below are some bullet-style descriptions of services I have provided to various clients and colleagues in the past. I am open to new venues and styles, subjects of all types, and assignments requiring travel either domestic (U.S.) or international. I am available via Skype and online meetings (GoToMeeting, WebEx) as well as email and phone.
(1) Federally-qualified health centers, medical outreach, and history organizations receiving Federal, State, and local/private funding: Researching funding sources, project-based and operational, both public and private; writing federal and other grant applications, including planning, research and documentation, writing, editing and submitting paper and electronic grant proposals; managing grant project progress and reporting within a team of financial, technical, and/or medical professionals.
(2) Nationally-ranked liberal arts college: Designing and troubleshooting XHTML, XML, CSS on organizational web pages including administrative offices; writing web content for various academic departments and support services offices; evaluating new web technologies for multiple platforms and end uses (content, design, web-to-print); teaching web design both basic and advanced to faculty, students, and staff.
(3) Academic editing for scientists with English as a second language, and for translated manuscripts: comprehensive editing in sedimentology, seismology, volcanology, geochemistry and geochemical engineering for...
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