B.A. Honours (Linguistics), M.A. (Linguistics), Ph.D. (Linguistics), Editing Certificate (in progress)
Creative Solutions Editing and Writing Limited
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I am an editor and proofreader who specializes in academic and non-fiction documents. With 30 years of experience evaluating academic papers I have developed a keen eye for spotting spelling and grammar errors. I can simplify your text to clarify meaning.
I am an editor and proofreader who specializes in academic and non-fiction documents. With 30 years of experience evaluating academic papers I have developed a keen eye for spotting spelling and grammar errors. I can simplify your text to clarify meaning. As an academic, I am familiar with several citation and style guides including APA and Chicago. I am meticulous when it comes to formatting a document according to a style guide.
I have over 30 years’ experience teaching linguistics and English grammar at UVic. The focus of my research has been the history and development of Canadian English, but I have also studied the American English, British English and other World Englishes.
My editing specialty is academic writing in the humanities, social sciences, human and social development, business, and education, but I have diverse interests, so I am able to edit documents on a wide variety of topics.
My company is Creative Solutions Editing and Writing Limited where I work as an editor, writer and consultant. I would be happy to evaluate your manuscript and provide you with a quote for your project. We can discuss your needs and what suits your budget. Please visit my website for more information.
|Skills||Academic consultation, Canadianization, Consulting, Copy editing, Document conversion (e.g., PDF to Word), Editing, Education and instructional editing, Fact checking, Grant/proposal writing, Indexing, Manuscript evaluation, Non-fiction editing, Online editing, Plain Language editing, Proofreading, Reference checking, Research, Rewriting, Technical editing, Technical writing|
|Subject / Areas of Interest||Academic editing, Business, Earth and Life Sciences, Education, Environmental editing, ESL – English as a Second Language, Fine Arts, Gender and bias editing, History, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Non-fiction, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sports, Technology, Women's issues|
|Types of Publications||Blogs, Books, Brochures, Conference proceedings, eBooks, Magazines, Newsletters, Obituaries, Reports, Software manuals, Theses – Dissertations, Websites|
|Citation styles||APA (American Psychological Association), Chicago, CP (Canadian Press), In-house styles, MLA|