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Janice Dyer, CPE

1996 Delaney Dr.
Mississauga, ON L5J 3L1
Canada
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Awards

  • President's Award (2014)

Editors Canada Volunteer Participation

  • Certification (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Conference (2015)
  • Newsletter (2011, 2012)
  • Publications (2011, 2015)
  • Toronto Branch (2012, 2013)

Profile

As a Certified Professional Editor, I specialize in in the fields of education, mental health, and health care. I provide a full range of editing services, including rewriting, revising, and reorganizing; ensuring a consistent and appropriate point of view and style; and correcting errors in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and usage. I am also skilled at ensuring that documents created by multiple authors are clear and consistent. My goal is to ensure that your message is communicated clearly, accurately, and concisely. I am adaptable, easy to work with, and have a good sense of humour.

With over 19 years of experience, I have worked with a wide range of publishers, self-published authors, not-for-profit organizations, and government agencies. I have edited, written, and re-written a wide range of documents, including textbooks, teachers' guides, workbooks, online courses, and assessments at all levels (elementary to university); non-fiction books and manuals, including a variety of books for the ROM; marketing materials for the real estate industry and the alternative medicine industry; self-published books on a range of topics; surveys, research reports, and journal articles; and websites. I have also written a number of non-fiction children's books.

Other areas of experience include marketing, alternative medicine, organizational development, social sciences, research, and business management. 

 

Editorial Skills

  • Canadianization
  • Copy editing
  • Developmental or project editing
  • On-screen editing
  • Online editing
  • Plain language
  • Proofreading
  • Research and fact-checking
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Stylistic editing
  • Writing

Media/Genres

  • Academic books and monographs
  • Academic papers and essays
  • Advertising and marketing materials
  • Booklets
  • Books, art and photography
  • Books, children's and young adult
  • Books, general
  • Books, self-help
  • Books, self-published
  • Curriculum guidelines
  • E-materials, general
  • Educational materials, general
  • Government materials, general
  • Guidebooks
  • Manuals and how-to books
  • Policies and procedures
  • Reports, other
  • Résumés and CVs
  • Study guides
  • Surveys
  • Teachers' guides
  • Tests and assessment materials
  • Textbooks, college and university
  • Textbooks, elementary and high school
  • Theses and dissertations
  • Trade non-fiction
  • Websites

Subjects

  • Administration
  • Arts
  • Canada
  • Communications
  • Construction and real estate
  • Economics
  • Gender studies
  • Government
  • Health
  • Health and medicine, general
  • Health care
  • History, Canadian
  • Humanities, general
  • Mathematics and statistics
  • Medicine, alternative
  • Pedagogy
  • Psychology and mental health
  • Social sciences
  • Society, general