An experienced and published writer, blogger, editor and book designer with a passion for words and a creative flair, I provide a fast and accurate one-stop writing and design service tailored to meet the needs of my clients. After a career as a deputy headteacher, I now run a writing, design and publishing company together with my business partner.
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- publishing and consultancy for self-publishers
- technical and creative writing
- copywriting (web and print)
- academic and educational writing
- corporate communications...
Feb 25, 2014|Web Content|Private|Working
Feb 10, 2014|Other - Writing Services|Private|Completed
Feb 4, 2014|Web Content|Private|Completed
Jan 1, 2014|User Guides & Manuals|Private|Completed
With a passion for words, a creative flair and an eye for detail, I provide a reliable and accurate one-stop writing service tailored to the needs of my clients, whether individuals or businesses. I have a wealth of experience writing, designing and publishing printed books, ebooks, educational and business materials, articles, blog posts, web copy, brochures and leaflets.
A very proficient MS Word user (top 5% on Elance test), I can type accurately at 80 words per minute and my audio and video transcription skills are second to none. I am also a very competent Adobe InDesign user, which I use to create uniquely designed and print-ready books and documents, as well as to convert to ebook-ready formats (e.g. for iBooks, Kindle or Nook) before tweaking in HTML and CSS. Running a publishing company, I am fully aware of what makes a book marketable and can work towards POD specifications for both cover design and interior page layout.
A member of Mensa, I have an excellent grasp of text and sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, spelling and vocabulary (both US and UK). I am meticulous when it comes to editing and I proofread to the highest standard, taking pride in producing work that is professionally presented and error-free. I can use either international proofreading symbols or 'track changes' within Word as required.
I am friendly and approachable with excellent communication skills and have never missed a deadline. My work is fast and accurate, my rates...
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