A great developmental editor shines because she can take her client's words and make sure that they reach their full potential and intended audience. An outstanding copy editor makes her mark because she catches the mistakes that others don't - those pesky, long-forgotten (by most) grammatical and mechanical rules.
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I specialize in the editing and writing of non-fiction works, and as a seasoned freelancer who has repeatedly been referred to as "outstanding" and "great" by her clients, I am sure that I will be able to assist you with finding...
May 18, 2011|E-books and Blogs|Private|Working
May 15, 2011|Academic Writing|Private|Completed
May 12, 2011|Article Writing|Private|Working
May 10, 2011|E-books and Blogs|Private|Working
Your voice and ideas need to be heard, and you need an editor who can shape and mold your words to make them clear and concise, presentable and publishable, and most of all, enticing to your intended audience. This is where my expertise can be invaluable to you.
During my career as a freelance editor and writer, I have done developmental and copy editing on academic books that have been published by Oxford Press, MIT Press, the University of Pittsburgh Press, and others; I have completed thorough edits on dissertations that have allowed the writers to successfully complete their masters and doctorate degrees; I have collaborated with self-published authors to edit and prepare their books for publishing; and I have written and edited advertising copy, e-books, reports, and other important business tools.
Being a freelance editor allows me the freedom and flexibility to provide you and your project with a level of attention that you may not be able to find with a larger editing company or elsewhere. As an editor and writer who firmly believes that a collaborative process between myself and my clients produces outstanding work that exactly meets a client's needs and goals, I prefer to work with a policy of honest and open communications, understanding and availability, and a feeling of shared purpose. I want to see your project succeed as much as you do!
Developmental (substantive) editing services include:
-Examining structure and formatting
-Rewriting for continuity,...
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2005 - Present
As the owner of my own freelancing business, I am given the opportunity to provide my skills to a wide variety of clients, both on the internet and in the real world.