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Sylvia Barrett

Touchplate Editorial and Design Services

Kingston, ON
Canada
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Profile

Nonfiction editor and writer with more than 30 years’ editorial and communications experience — 14 as a senior editor at national magazines (Canadian Geographic, The Walrus, Equinox).  Also a member of The Writers Union of Canada and the Science Writers and Communicators of Canada. Visit www.touchplate.ca for more information on the services we provide for nonprofit, academic, and government clients.

Editorial Skills

  • Copy editing
  • Developmental or project editing
  • Proofreading
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Stylistic editing
  • Writing

Media/Genres

  • Booklets
  • Books, general
  • Brochures
  • Government materials, general
  • Guidebooks
  • In-house publications
  • Magazines
  • Newsletters
  • Periodicals, general
  • Public relations materials
  • Reports, annual
  • Reports, other
  • Trade non-fiction

Subjects

  • Ecology and environment
  • Gardening and horticulture
  • Geography
  • Government
  • Health
  • History
  • Life sciences
  • Medicine
  • Psychology and mental health
  • Sciences, general
  • Social sciences
  • Travel and tourism