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Editors Canada Volunteer Participation
- Forum (Interactive Voice) (2013, 2012, 2011)
- National Executive Council (2014)
I am an experienced and versatile editor who has helped small-press and self-publishing authors, academics, non-profit organizations, government agencies, publishers and businesses. My 25+ years in publishing runs the gamut from books (fiction, non-fiction, memoir), magazines, newsletters, theses and business reports to websites, social media and promotional material.
Professional, thorough, quick, kind, reliable, meticulous, adaptable, personable — this is how clients and colleagues describe me.
With extensive writing and design expertise in the mix, I can ensure every element of your project plays nice together, and I can jump in at any stage. I also format and typeset books, and I'm a wicked transcriber. I earned my Honours BA in English many moons ago, am active in literary and writing organizations, and am a longtime volunteer with Editors Canada. I love language, and I treat your words as respectfully as I would my own.
EAC MEMBER since 1997. Currently the Facebook members' group moderator. Volunteer roles.
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- Consulting and manuscript evaluation
- Copy editing
- Desktop publishing
- Layout and design
- On-screen editing
- Production editing
- Research and fact-checking
- Structural and substantive editing
- Stylistic editing
- Academic books and monographs
- Academic papers and essays
- Advertising and marketing materials
- Books, general
- Books, self-published
- Business materials, general
- Curriculum guidelines
- Dictionaries, directories, and encyclopedias
- Educational materials, general
- Government materials, general
- Reports, other
- Résumés and CVs
- Theses and dissertations
- Trade non-fiction
- Transcripts and minutes
- Ecology and environment
- Government, provincial
- Travel and tourism