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Lois L. Ross

Ottawa, ON K1T 3P8
Canada
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Experienced public speaker, available to talk to groups and associations about editors and editing.

Editors Canada Volunteer Participation

  • Certification (2014)

Profile

I am a seasoned writer and editor as well as a communications strategist. I have more than 20 years of experience in communications, editing and writing, and with print and digital publications. As a content strategist, I have expertise in preparing documents for all channels including print, web, social media, multimedia and scripted productions.If you are seeking a professional editor and writer, a strategist who can recommend how best to publish content, or an editorial project coordinator for brochures, briefing papers, books and digital publications, etc., feel free to contact me and we can chat about requirements. I am trilingual (fluent in English, French and Spanish). I undertake comparative reviews of English and French documents. I love words and enjoy preparing text for publication in any number of formats.

Editorial Skills

  • Bilingual editing
  • Copy editing
  • Developmental or project editing
  • Editing translations
  • Layout and design
  • Plain language
  • Research and fact-checking
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Stylistic editing
  • Web adaptation
  • Writing

Media/Genres

  • Academic papers and essays
  • Advertising and marketing materials
  • Blogs
  • Books, art and photography
  • Books, general
  • Books, self-published
  • Brochures
  • Conference materials
  • E-books
  • E-materials, general
  • Fiction
  • Government materials, general
  • Magazines
  • Multimedia
  • Newsletters
  • Periodicals, general
  • Public relations materials
  • Reports, annual
  • Reports, other
  • Speeches
  • Style guides
  • Trade non-fiction
  • Websites

Subjects

  • Arts
  • Canada
  • Communications
  • Developing countries
  • Ecology and environment
  • Economy, politics, and law, general
  • Government
  • Government, federal
  • Government, municipal
  • Government, provincial
  • Health
  • Health and medicine, general
  • Health care
  • Humanities, general
  • International relations
  • Labour and employment
  • Literature
  • Social sciences
  • Travel and tourism