I have experience editing and writing for a diverse collection of digital and print publications. As an independent consultant, I have completed comprehensive edits on over two dozen book-length manuscripts in the past six months alone. Additionally, I have edited press releases, Web content, newsletters, and other documents for various clients in both the nonprofit and traditional for-profit sectors. My professional history displays a proven track record developing creative and journalistic content, working independently and leading teams...
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As an editor, I will provide both developmental and substantive editing, in addition to thorough line edits. I am quite comfortable actively satisfying both roles.
For works of fiction, I will ensure proper characterization, appropriate narrative flow and structure, and consistent tone and style. For works of nonfiction, I will make certain the thesis is fully realized, suggesting improvements to logic and structure, as needed.
I guarantee a manuscript that adheres faithfully to Chicago Manual of Style guidelines, The AP Stylebook, or any unique house style, according to the client's wishes. I guarantee impeccable grammar, syntax, and usage.
If requested, I will provide a sample of the ongoing work to verify that my and the client's aims and goals remain commensurate.
I use Microsoft Word's track changes feature on a daily basis for digital editing; I also have experience with both Adobe Acrobat Pro and InDesign.
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