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Sylvia Barrett

Touchplate Editorial and Design Service

Kingston, ON
Canada
Primary contact: 
2019

Profile

I specialize in developmental and line editing nonfiction, especially history, geography, science, health, and environmental issues. An award-winning journalist, author, and editor, I have four decades' experience, including 15 years as a senior editor at national magazines. For my full bio, please see http://www.touchplate.ca/bios  

 

 

 

 

 

Editorial Skills

  • Consulting and manuscript evaluation
  • Developmental or project editing
  • Plain language
  • Production editing
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Stylistic editing
  • Writing

Media/Genres

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

Subjects

  • Arts
  • Canada
  • Communications
  • Culture
  • Earth sciences
  • Ecology and environment
  • Gardening and horticulture
  • Geography
  • Health
  • Health and medicine, general
  • Health care
  • History
  • History, Canadian
  • Humanities, general
  • Life sciences
  • Medicine
  • Medicine, alternative
  • Psychology and mental health
  • Social sciences
  • Society, general