I'm a freelance copy writer,
copy editor, proofreader,
primarily serving businesses and authors, but I enjoy helping writers at
any level of need (people like you). I have twenty-plus years of
experience. I am currently the copy editor for two magazines, one
online "magazine," several small businesses in both the United
States and some foreign countries, and have many repeat clients
(attorneys, scientists, small business owners/managers, authors of both fiction
and nonfiction, etc.)
I'm a published novelist and ghostwriter of
books and articles.
I know about the importance of an
effective query letter, a dazzling synopsis, proper format, hooks, and
nearly-perfect grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
I know the ins and outs of the current publishing world: trade
publication, e-books, and self-publication through POD businesses and
e-book services for Kindle, Nook and Kobo publication..
I'm a certified paralegal.
I know about corporate law, civil
litigation, real estate law, legal research, wills, probate, family
law, and demonstrative evidence. I can effectively turn
"legalese" into easily understood English.
I'm a former teacher of English and speech.
I have a solid
background in the rules of grammar, proper punctuation and formal writing. I
don't "guess" or go by "sounds better." I go by the rule book
of your choice, including the Chicago Manual of Style, MLA Handbook,
AP Stylebook, etc..
I'm a former executive assistant
to the officers of a medical
information corporation in the Silicon Valley (purchased in a merger). I
writing, rewriting and copyediting of every type of business document, including
software manuals, employee manuals, brochures, websites, business
plans, and business correspondence. I know the needs of small businesses
or large corporations and
what works best and why.
I'm a former executive assistant/office manager to the officers of a
start-up high-tech corporation in the Silicon Valley (purchased by AT&T). I set up and wrote the documents for
twenty-eight file systems, including all human resources, Board of
Directors, investor, and employee files. I know how a business is
run and how the "players" interact with each other.
I'm a former small business owner and rental property owner.
understand wholesale and retail sales, contracts, effective
advertising and company documents, employee and client relationships . . .
the nitty-gritty of what makes a company great. I can effectively
write or edit your company's documents. Or . . . write effective
articles or advertising schemes and improve the quality of the text
on your website pages.
I'm a goal-setter. I continuously set new goals and work hard to achieve them
I'm an activist. I
enjoy new challenges (like learning why the use of social media tools
is now necessary for businesses and authors, and why they must establish an active presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn,
Google+, and Pinterest)..
I'm a consummate professional. I
don't take anyone or any project lightly or for granted. I give
nothing but my best.
I'm a quality writer and copy editor.
I can help you achieve a more satisfying personal success, by
carefully and expertly copyediting your written work, so . . .
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