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Heather Ebbs

Editor's Ink

P.O. Box 61
Carleton Place, ON K7C 3P3
Canada
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Awards

  • Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence (1986)

Editors Canada Volunteer Participation

  • Certification (2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Marketing and Public Relations (2011, 2012)
  • National Capital Region Branch (2015)
  • Newsletter (2011, 2012)
  • Publications (2011, 2014, 2015)

Profile

A past president of EAC/ACR. A past president of the Indexing Society of Canada (ISC/SCI). Winner of the Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence (1986). Winner of the Tamarack Award (2011) for "service above and beyond" from ISC/SCI. Clients include national associations, high-tech firms, trade publishers, university presses, non-profit organizations, and federal government departments and agencies. Speaker and instructor for various groups, near and far, including University of California (Berkeley) and Simon Fraser University. BA Honours (English Literature). Rapid, versatile, meticulous, tactful. My two specialities are indexing and medical writing.

Editorial Skills

  • Adaptations
  • Consulting and manuscript evaluation
  • Copy editing
  • Indexing
  • Layout and design
  • Mark-up and coding
  • On-screen editing
  • Production editing
  • Proofreading
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Stylistic editing
  • Writing

Media/Genres

  • Academic papers and essays
  • Books, children's and young adult
  • Books, general
  • Conference materials
  • Cookbooks
  • E-materials, general
  • Government materials, general
  • Indexes
  • Magazines
  • Periodicals, general
  • Trade non-fiction
  • Transcripts and minutes

Subjects

  • Biography
  • Culture
  • Food and drink
  • Health and medicine, general
  • Health care
  • History
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Sports
  • Transportation