I am a nonfiction writer, editor, and proofreader, with outstanding skills as a researcher and experience in desktop publishing. I also have a history of working quickly, effectively, and within budget.
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Born in the United States, I moved to London in 2001 and have become skilled in both American and British usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
My experience has included ghost-writing as well as rewriting manuscripts when needed to improve their readability. In addition, my own work as a published author has enhanced my expertise as...
I am available for hire as a freelance writer, editor, and proofreader, with a specialty in nonfiction and academic books. My editorial and writing experience covers diverse areas, including American, British, and world history and literature; encyclopedias and dictionaries of specialized subjects; cinema; biographies; business texts; self-help and motivational books; and medical textbooks.
I have worked as a copyeditor and proofreader for New York-based companies including McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, Facts On File, and Book Builders LLC (now DWJ Books, LLC). I have also worked as a researcher and writer for Media Projects (New York), Corey & Ochoa (New York), and Beach Brook Productions (Massachusetts).
As a freelance developmental editor, I have assisted several authors in preparing their works for publication. Other editing projects have entailed writing contributions to improve manuscripts flawed by bad research or writing.
I have been the editor of Wooster Sauce, the quarterly journal (24 pages, illustrated) of The P G Wodehouse Society (UK), since 2007. This ongoing voluntary job entails receiving, evaluating, and editing contributions to the journal; writing feature stories and columns; rewriting articles as needed; writing items on Society events and offers; page layout (using Quark); proofreading; and production coordination with the printer.
Previously I was a coeditor of Plum Lines, the quarterly journal of The Wodehouse Society. I have been a regular...
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