Do you know if your copy sends bad signals? Is your copy written in poor English? Do you know if you project credibility and authority with clean copy? Do you know where your English-speaking readers might get confused? Do you know where your international readers might get confused?
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You can have clean, correct copy tailored to a global readership. Whether you're publishing a newspaper or a blog, an ad or a textbook, I can help you polish your language.
I have worked extensively as a copy editor for multiple publications. With a bachelor's...
You may only need basic fixes to grammar, punctuation and spelling errors. You may decide you need more polish to make your writing crisp and clear. You may want specialized editing to make your web page more easy to read by machine translators. Or, you may need help structuring your document in a way that clarifies your message.
I offer a range of services including basic copy editing, heavy copy editing, developmental editing, substantial or line editing fact checking, proofreading, fact checking and transcribing.
I addition to earning a bachelor's degree in writing and education at The Evergreen State College, I was a reporter and editor for the school newspaper for two years. And, I have completed many freelance editing projects.
I have worked with multiple styles, mostly with AP style, the authority for journalism, marketing and all PR copy.
Also, I applied the Microsoft Manual of Style (MMS) to a programming text book. The MMS addresses the issues of technical writing as well as publishing on the web for a global readership.
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