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Susan Filyer

Editing by the Book

Kamloops, BC
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Susan Filyer at Editing by the Book is a copy editor and stylistic editor whose language and editing skills have enhanced professional reports, technical manuals, and websites.

Susan edits "by the book," applying the standards of grammar, punctuation, and usage established by The Chicago Manual of Style. At the same time, Susan recognizes that your writing voice is unique. Your style and message are preserved with care.

Susan has a B.A. in English Literature from Carleton University. While completing additional studies in journalism, political science, and history, she received the Journalism Faculty Writing Style Award. Susan is completing the Editing Program through the University of California, Berkeley.

Susan is Associate Editor with the consulting firm Dave Whiting and Associates.

"Susan Filyer provides detailed editing of professional reports, brochures and websites prepared by myself and colleagues. Once edited, our written products are focused and easy to understand. They are grammatically correct with proper punctuation and tone. I highly recommend Susan's services to anyone preparing written material and wishing a quality product."

 - Dave Whiting, Dave Whiting and Associates


Editorial Skills

  • Canadianization
  • Copy editing
  • Plain language
  • Proofreading
  • Stylistic editing


  • Academic materials, general
  • Booklets
  • Business materials, general
  • Government materials, general
  • Newspapers
  • Transcripts and minutes


  • Arts
  • Business
  • Canada
  • Culture
  • Entertainment
  • Government
  • Government, federal
  • Government, municipal
  • Government, provincial
  • History
  • History, Canadian
  • Humanities, general
  • Literature
  • Politics
  • Religion and spirituality