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Robert Rodbourne

208-678 Broadview Ave.
Toronto, ON M4K 2P2
Canada
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Editors Canada Volunteer Participation

  • Toronto Branch (2012)

Profile

• B.A., English and French Literature (Toronto); Certificate, Publishing (Ryerson) • Broad experience editing in legal and health fields; have edited three novels • Skill at all levels of the editorial process (developmental to production) • Functional capacity in French; some conversational Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) • Managerial experience in publishing company • Taught high school English (postsecondary stream)

Editorial Skills

  • Copy editing
  • Developmental or project editing
  • Editing translations
  • Mark-up and coding
  • On-screen editing
  • Permissions
  • Production editing
  • Proofreading
  • Referencing
  • Research and fact-checking
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Stylistic editing
  • Writing

Media/Genres

  • Academic papers and essays
  • Advertising and marketing materials
  • Bibliographies
  • Curriculum guidelines
  • E-books
  • Fiction
  • In-house publications
  • Newsletters
  • Trade non-fiction
  • Websites

Subjects

  • Canada
  • History
  • Humanities, general
  • Law
  • Literature
  • Medicine, alternative
  • Religion and spirituality