A native English speaker with excellent language skills and a good eye for detail, I offer a professional proofreading and editing service to both individuals and businesses. With clients all over the world, I specialize in transforming awkward text into smooth and readable copy. Does your English let you down? Let me help!
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Mar 11, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
Mar 9, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
Mar 7, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Mar 7, 2014|Resumes & Cover Letters|Private|Working
As a self-employed freelance proofreader I offer proofreading, editing and rewriting services to corporate and private individuals. I also write biographies and short articles. Whatever the project and whoever the client, my aim is to provide an excellent service at a reasonable cost.
I will review your document, website, paper or e-book, and correct it for errors in spelling, grammar, syntax and word usage. I will also make suggestions to improve the flow and readability of the text, and will work with you to produce the end result you're looking for.
In the past year alone, I have worked for a magazine editor, two conference organizers, many businesses and a lot of private individuals. Perhaps the most interesting document was a letter to a former US President, but along the way I've learned a lot about real estate, fountain pens, amber, coaching and tinnitus.
I am a member of Distributed Proofreaders and have worked on various texts for Project Gutenberg, including a biography of Abraham Lincoln, an Edwardian murder mystery and an account of the colorful lives, both on an off the stage, of French actresses and opera singers in Revolutionary France. The latter required correcting in both English and French (I'm a former bilingual secretary).
In 2010 I encouraged my mother to write a memoir about her childhood in an abusive children's home. I edited her notes, ghosted a narrative and proofread the final manuscript, which we self-published under the title 'Misfits:...
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