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Catherine Milos

Profile

Catherine’s editing experience spans over ten years across a wide range of industries and genres. Her mission is to bring magic to authors’ works through collaboration, producing the best possible result. As an author herself, she understands the importance of respecting the author’s voice and creativity, while her experience as an editor and publisher taught her the importance of structure and meeting requirements and style guides. Trusty style guides at her side, she has edited works in CAD, US, UK, and AUS English.

As a writer, Catherine has written almost anything she can get her hands on from product reviews and online content to business reports to novels. She's familiar with academic, business, creative non-ficition, and fiction work. She also has a background in human resources, executive administration and leadership, customer service and sales, and psychological/mental health. As well, she is familiar with animal welfare and rescue, visual art, and social sciences.

As a mentor or writing coach, Catherine works with individuals to develop their writing skills and projects, such as resumes/CVs and manuscripts. She customizes worksheets, one-on-one sessions, editorial and evaluation reports, assesses writing, and identifies common errors or habits to look out for in the future. She has conducted workshops, given talks, and presented on a variety of subject matter.

Editorial Skills

  • Consulting and manuscript evaluation
  • Copy editing
  • Developmental or project editing
  • Online editing
  • Proofreading
  • Research and fact-checking
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Stylistic editing
  • Writing

Media/Genres

  • Academic materials, general
  • Academic papers and essays
  • Blogs
  • Books, children's and young adult
  • Books, general
  • Books, self-published
  • Business materials, general
  • Correspondence
  • E-books
  • Fiction
  • Government materials, general
  • Guidebooks
  • Manuals and how-to books
  • Poetry
  • Policies and procedures
  • Proposals and evaluations
  • Reports, annual
  • Reports, other
  • Résumés and CVs
  • Theses and dissertations
  • Trade non-fiction
  • Transcripts and minutes
  • Websites

Subjects

  • Animals
  • Arts
  • Australia and Oceania
  • Business
  • Canada
  • Communications
  • Ecology and environment
  • Europe
  • Gender studies
  • Geography
  • Government
  • Grammar and linguistics
  • History
  • History, Canadian
  • Humanities, general
  • Leisure, general
  • Lifestyles
  • Literature
  • Psychology and mental health
  • Religion and spirituality
  • Social sciences
  • Society, general
  • United States