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James Harbeck

2713 - 25 The Esplanade
Toronto, ON M5E 1W5
Canada
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Experienced public speaker, available to talk to groups and associations about editors and editing.

Editors Canada Volunteer Participation

  • Marketing and Public Relations (2015)
  • Newsletter (2011, 2012, 2015)
  • Publications (2015)
  • Toronto Branch (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)

Profile

I have an MA in linguistics, an MA and PhD in Drama, and more than 20 years of experience as a writer, editor, designer, educator, and photographer.

I edit articles, websites, magazines, books, flyers, lessons, scripts, and theses.

I write feature articles and books on language, culture, food, wine, the arts, and health.

I design and lay out books, magazines, newsletters, inserts, lessons, handouts, and ads.

I teach courses and give presentations and webinars on writing, editing, linguistics, and performance.

Please see https://jamesharbeck.com/2018/01/20/who/ for more details.

Editorial Skills

  • Canadianization
  • Copy editing
  • Desktop publishing
  • Editing translations
  • Layout and design
  • Mark-up and coding
  • On-screen editing
  • Online editing
  • Proofreading
  • Research and fact-checking
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Web adaptation
  • Writing

Media/Genres

  • Academic books and monographs
  • Academic materials, general
  • Academic papers and essays
  • Advertising and marketing materials
  • Blogs
  • Booklets
  • Books, self-published
  • Brochures
  • In-house publications
  • Magazines
  • Newsletters
  • Newspapers
  • Periodicals, general
  • Policies and procedures
  • Reference materials, general
  • Speeches
  • Theses and dissertations
  • Trade non-fiction
  • Transcripts and minutes
  • Websites

Subjects

  • Arts
  • Biography
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Culture
  • Entertainment
  • Food and drink
  • Grammar and linguistics
  • Health and medicine, general
  • Health care
  • Humanities, general
  • Leisure, general
  • Medicine
  • Medicine, alternative
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Psychology and mental health
  • Religion and spirituality
  • Social sciences
  • Technology
  • Travel and tourism