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Karen Payton, MPub

Karen Payton Editorial

Guelph, ON
Canada
Primary contact: 
Experienced public speaker, available to talk to groups and associations about editors and editing.

Profile

+ Over 20 years of experience editing and writing non-fiction, business and academic materials

+ Currently teach Business Communications at McMaster University

+ Previously taught Business Report Writing and College English at George Brown College

+ Masters degree in Publishing, Simon Fraser University 

+ Bachelors degree in English, University of Guelph

+ Business & Management Communications Certificate, Simon Fraser University

If you have a project in mind, let's talk. karenpayton.ca

Editorial Skills

  • Canadianization
  • Consulting and manuscript evaluation
  • Copy editing
  • Developmental or project editing
  • Layout and design
  • Plain language
  • Proofreading
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Stylistic editing
  • Web adaptation
  • Writing

Media/Genres

  • Academic materials, general
  • Academic papers and essays
  • Advertising and marketing materials
  • Blogs
  • Books, general
  • Books, self-published
  • Brochures
  • Business materials, general
  • Conference materials
  • Government materials, general
  • In-house publications
  • Magazines
  • Manuals and how-to books
  • Newsletters
  • Newspapers
  • Periodicals, general
  • Policies and procedures
  • Proposals and evaluations
  • Public relations materials
  • Reference materials, general
  • Reports, other
  • Résumés and CVs
  • Style guides
  • Textbooks, college and university
  • Textbooks, elementary and high school
  • Trade non-fiction
  • Websites

Subjects

  • Administration
  • Biography
  • Business
  • Canada
  • Communications
  • Ecology and environment
  • Family
  • Government
  • Government, municipal
  • Health
  • Health and medicine, general
  • History
  • Humanities, general
  • Labour and employment
  • Life sciences
  • Lifestyles
  • Literature
  • Medicine, alternative
  • Psychology and mental health
  • Sciences, general
  • Social sciences
  • Society, general
  • Technology