I have more than 15 years of experience as a professional editor, writer, and indexer, including a decade of editing and scientific writing for a major American university. I have also worked in legal publishing and as an advertising copywriter. In addition to my professional experience, I have studied theory and practice of scientific and technical communication at the graduate level. My specialties include editing academic and scholarly material, popular science and technology writing, writing for the web, and marketing.
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Jan 21, 2011|Word Processing|$180|Completed
I provide all levels of editorial assistance: from basic proofreading to copy editing, content editing, ghostwriting, and book indexing.
My areas of expertise include journal article preparation, editorial support for large projects such as book manuscripts or dissertations, and translating scientific and technical material for popular audiences. I have edited book-length scholarly works and numerous academic journal articles.
Highly technical material is a specialty, including economics, engineering, history, sociology, and psychology.
My writing on technical and scientific subjects is often praised for clarity and economy, and has appeared in numerous official university publications as well as trade journals and publications of state and local government agencies.
I am equally at home the social sciences, and the humanities, having worked with many researchers in disciplines such as history, comparative literature, and ethnic studies.
I have extensive experience working with authors whose first language is not English.
I am familiar with all major documentation and reference styles including Chicago/Turabian, MLA, APA, and various disciplinary styles.
Using the LaTeX typesetting system, I can produce fully formatted journal articles and typescripts of any length, from a brief journal article to a book, including references and index according to the publisher's specifications.
My web development skills include information architecture, advanced HTML/CSS...
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