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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.

Experience/Background

High school:

  • 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.

College:

  • 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.

Post College:

  • 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.

Please visit my Testimonials and Portfolio pages to learn more. I am a member of the American Copy Editors Society (ACES).

Pricing

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.

 

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