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Editors Canada Volunteer Participation
- Forum (Interactive Voice) (2011, 2012, 2013)
- National Executive Council (2014)
For over 25 years I've helped self-publishing and small-press authors, publishers, nonprofits and academics ensure their message is clear, concise and compelling. My extensive publishing experience combined with rock-solid writing and design skills means I can assist you at any stage.
Whether you want to educate, entertain, persuade, promote or tell a riveting story, whether your project is large or small, I help you make the most of your words—without changing your voice. I love language, and I treat your words as carefully as I would my own.
Clients say: "[Joanne was] patient, insightful and supportive... painstaking in her attention to detail at every stage in the process."
"Joanne's editing was a remarkably positive experience for me. From the outset, I sensed she was on my side and her edits were always thoughtful, considerate and supportive. After she was done her work, I realized I had a much improved manuscript – and still had my confidence as a writer."
EAC MEMBER since 1997. Currently the Facebook members' group moderator. Volunteer roles.
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- Consulting and manuscript evaluation
- Copy editing
- Desktop publishing
- Layout and design
- On-screen editing
- Production editing
- Research and fact-checking
- Structural and substantive editing
- Stylistic editing
- Academic books and monographs
- Academic papers and essays
- Advertising and marketing materials
- Books, general
- Books, self-published
- Business materials, general
- Curriculum guidelines
- Dictionaries, directories, and encyclopedias
- Educational materials, general
- Government materials, general
- Reports, other
- Résumés and CVs
- Theses and dissertations
- Trade non-fiction
- Transcripts and minutes
- Ecology and environment
- Government, provincial
- Psychology and mental health
- Travel and tourism