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Nancy Wills

ILEX indexing and editing

13 Sydenham Street
Kingston, ON K7L 3G8
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Editors Canada Volunteer Participation

  • Kingston Twig (2014, 2015)
  • List (2013)
  • Member Services (2013)
  • National Executive Council (2014)
  • Volunteer Relations (2014)


I have a BSc (physical sciences) and a BA (sociology), and have also completed courses in the publishing program at Ryerson University. I have 25 years experience writing and editing with the provincial government (Correctional Services), and more recently, composing embedded and back-of-the-book indexes on a free-lance basis. Small jobs are welcome. Member of the Indexing Society of Canada.

Editorial Skills

  • Copy editing
  • Indexing
  • Proofreading
  • Research and fact-checking
  • Stylistic editing
  • Writing


  • Academic materials, general
  • Briefs, précis, and executive summaries
  • Educational materials, general
  • Government materials, general
  • Indexes
  • Manuals and how-to books
  • Trade non-fiction


  • Government, provincial
  • Health and medicine, general
  • Life sciences
  • Physical and chemical sciences
  • Psychology and mental health
  • Sciences, general