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Lucia I. Terra

Terra Solutions

422 Richards St, Suite 170
Vancouver, BC V6B2Z4
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I'm happy to use my 15 years experience editing technical, academic and CNF texts to help my clients achieve their goals.

Although it is ideal to have someone else read your work, it is not always possible due to time and other constraints. My objective is that my clients become aware of the issues I point out and learn how to deal with them on their own, so that eventually they can edit their own work without or with minimal external help.

Editorial Skills

  • Bilingual editing
  • Consulting and manuscript evaluation
  • Copy editing
  • Developmental or project editing
  • Editing translations
  • Plain language
  • Proofreading
  • Research and fact-checking
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Stylistic editing
  • Translation, other
  • Writing


  • Academic books and monographs
  • Academic materials, general
  • Academic papers and essays
  • Bibliographies
  • Books, general
  • Books, self-help
  • Books, self-published
  • Business materials, general
  • Conference materials
  • Curriculum guidelines
  • Educational materials, general
  • Grant applications and fundraising
  • Labels and packaging
  • Manuals and how-to books
  • Newsletters
  • Newspapers
  • Periodicals, general
  • Proposals and evaluations
  • Reference materials, general
  • Reports, other
  • Résumés and CVs
  • Study guides
  • Style guides
  • Teachers' guides
  • Textbooks, college and university
  • Textbooks, elementary and high school
  • Theses and dissertations
  • Trade non-fiction
  • Websites


  • Arts
  • Biography
  • Central and South America
  • Communications
  • Construction and real estate
  • Culture
  • Developing countries
  • Ecology and environment
  • Economy, politics, and law, general
  • Energy, mines and natural resources
  • Food and drink
  • Grammar and linguistics
  • North America
  • Travel and tourism