"It was more than just the Word Docs professionalism that I loved, but
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also her way of tuning into our mind, her humor, and her punctuality. All rare qualities in today's world." . ."The Word Docs ability to turn around work quickly as well as handle both technical and promotional writing makes her a great editor and copy writer. Her knack in understanding 'foreign' subject matter and being flexible in order to make the customer happy is an added bonus." . . "Superbly helpful in editing my very first book manuscript, patient, reliable,...
Feb 3, 2011|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Sep 25, 2010|Academic Writing|Private|Completed
Put 20+ years of professional editing and prize-winning writing behind your project and watch it take off! Adaptable, fast, creative, easy to work with--turn your ideas and efforts over to the Word Doc and relax. I'll put in the long hours and sweat blood; you move on to other projects. I can take direction or you can set me loose--either way, you get a guaranteed final draft you'll be more than satisfied with.
The Word Doc has managed a freelance editing/writing business since 1983, has published prize-winning fiction and nonfiction, has helped others get their books in shape for publication (and get published), and edited scores of books for national publishers, many for university presses. Extensive work experience with non-native English speakers, transforming marketing pieces, letters, Web sites, books, and reports into compelling, persuasive, idiomatic English appropriate to the recipient/audience.
Adept and experienced as well at writing original, cogent, and convincing Website copy, catalog copy, and press releases.
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The Word Doc Editorial & Writing Services
1990 - Present
Substantive & basic copy editor (books, reports, letters, & sales materials by non-English speakers); manuscript consultant; writer (catalog copy, Web pages, brochures, press releases, reports,...
University Press of Florida
1988 - 1990
Specialty areas: copy writing (press catalog, press releases), publicity, marketing