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University educated, BSc Psychology & Sociology, Associate of Society for Editors & Proofreaders (SfEP), proofreading Merit from The Publishing Training Centre, 15 years' professional experience. I will edit or proofread your website content, blog posts, in-game text, scripts, short stories or story epics. I will polish your words and make them shine. Always happy to complete a sample before undertaking work, so you'll know I can deliver. I have worked for clients in 9 countries including the US, Canada and Australia and can operate comfortably with different English variants. No job is too big or too small.
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Writer, Proofreader, Editor

Sep 2013

Full-time freelancer, my specialisms are: * Writing and editing web content (About Us, FAQ pages, slogans) * Proofreading and editing business reports, manuals and procedural documents

Assistant Operations Manager

Sep 1999 - Sep 2013 (14 years)

Writing, proofreading and editing reports, contracts, bids and handbooks for international circulation. Drafting of emails, management circulars, policy documentation and letters on behalf of senior managers.


2i BSc (hons) Psychology and Sociology

1995 - 1999 (4 years)


Proofreading level 1 (2013)

Society for Editors and Proofreaders

An overview covering all elements of proofreading: British Standards proofreading symbols, proof-editing, proofreading on paper, and on-screen using Microsoft Word and Adobe.

Proofreading level 2 (2013)

Society for Editors and Proofreaders

Proofreading progress: covering a variety of more complex proofreading requirements and methods, including tables and bibliographies.

Web Editorial Skills (2013)

Society for Editors and Proofreaders

A broad overview covering business, charity and personal websites - looking at elements of design and content; and making offline documentation more punchy and readable when posted online.

Merit in Basic Proofreading (2015)

The Publishing Training Centre

- Full understanding of the BSI proofreading symbols and their application - Proofreading a selection of materials including: References and bibliographies Illustrations and tables Indexes Fiction and non-fiction content - Understanding of proofreader's role at different stages of the publishing process


Wonderful World of Worders

Eight short stories published in an anthology: 'Green Fingers', 'Lock and Key', 'Missing Link', 'Right Decision', 'Silent Passion', 'Sub-Normal', 'The Interval', 'The Silent Pool'

Ada and more Nano-Fiction

My story 'Replacement Teacher' published in an anthology.


  • US English Level 2
  • Academic Writing
  • UK English 1
  • Numeracy 1


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