I am a freelancer with a range of experience in both writing and copy editing.
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Technical journalism, press release writing, corporate voiceovers, online copy and training material development feature in my experience. I have also written a number of academic articles and cultural reviews.
On the editing front, I have a degree in English and an MA in Applied Linguistics, both attained with distinction. I am also a certified and experienced teacher of English to non-native speakers. My editing and proofreading experience extends from school...
Oct 15, 2008|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
Aug 14, 2008|Other - Writing Services|Private|Completed
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I am a full-time freelancer working independently from a home office. I have freelanced intermittently as a writer and editor since completing my first degree in 1998.
Services offered include copy editing, proofreading, journalism, press release writing, corporate voiceovers, web content, training material development, academic editing and review writing. While academic editing and review work is welcome (I have read manuscripts for the Journal of Commonwealth Literature and the Journal of Narrative Theory), I will under no conditions write students' assignments or dissertations.
COPY EDITING AND PROOFREADING
I am available to do electronic or manual marking up of material. Before deciding on manual markup, however, I recommend that clients firmly establish whether they are familiar and comfortable with the proofreading marks I use. I am happy to consider using an alternative marking system on request. For clients unfamiliar with the marking systems in question I recommend selecting electronic markup, since, due to space constraints on hardcopy manuscripts, proofreading marks cannot be dispensed with.
Bid prices cover a single proofread or edit in line with the initial brief. Any changes or clarifications made after work has begun will be subject to a renegotiation of cost.
The quality of writing is very subjective and for this reason I recommend that clients' briefs be as detailed as possible, including indications of the anticipated audience as well as...
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