Blogger, writer, literarian, word nerd, copy editor/proofreader, theological muser, coffee drinker, taco addict.
Offering freelance copy editing, line editing, proofreading and copy writing. I specialize in reviewing written materials for a variety of audiences to ensure they are written correctly, cleanly and concisely.
During the day I specialize as a PR/marketing/communications professional. Any freelance work I take cannot pose a conflict of interest with this and I will decline the opportunity upon review.
- Completed four years of Honors English and wrote/edited for the school newspaper; contributed articles to our local county branch newspaper of The Daily Herald.
- Majored in journalism and English literature; wrote and edited for Northern Illinois University’s Northern Star newspaper; served as PR chair member for Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Fraternity.
- Written and edited for a variety of publications and organizations. Examples include white papers, internal employee communications, community organization/non-profit communications, memoirs and historical blogs, etc.
Prices for copy editing and proofreading are negotiable, but I typically charge $30 an hour at a rate of about 6-8 pages per hour (depending on the depth of editing). I will provide an initial edit and proofread of the first few pages or paragraphs (depending on length of piece) along with thoughts/commentary for free so we can determine whether we would be a good fit.