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 indexer 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 and I can write an index for your book to help readers find the information they need.
I am an editor and indexer 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 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 history and characteristics of American English, British English and other World Englishes.
My editing and indexing focus is academic writing in the humanities, social sciences, human and social development, education, and music, but I have diverse interests, so I am able to edit and index manuscripts on a wide variety of topics. I am also a member of Editors Canada and the Indexing Society of Canada.
My company is Creative Solutions Editing and Writing Limited where I work as an editor, indexer, 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, 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|