- Dinas Powys, GB
- £7 /hr
- Available now
I've been working in publishing since 1991 - both in-house and remotely. The services I provide are editing, proofreading, rewriting, checking layouts, cross-component checkingmore...I've been working in publishing since 1991 - both in-house and remotely. The services I provide are editing, proofreading, rewriting, checking layouts, cross-component checking over several products, and editing and checking CD-ROM material. I can also rewrite academic reference lists to house styles. Fast-track and weekend work can be accommodated where need be. I've worked on all manner of academic journals (scientific, maths, medical, technical - equations experience) and educational books (critical thinking, religious studies, psychology, geography, and look forward to new editorial experiences.
Area Covered: Editing/rewriting and proofreading all subject areas, including technical.
Work Experience Summary: I have 17 years’ publishing experience and have gained extensive knowledge of the production of journals, newsletters, student books, teachers’ packs and CD-ROMS, from receipt of manuscripts through to final proof stage or multi-media design.
Past projects have included editing, researching, writing, proof reading, commissioning, the teaching of editing and language improvement to editors whose first language is not English, redesigning publications, attending conferences and expos, managing a team of editors, and both in-house and out-of-house project management for a variety of school books and scientific journals.
Education Summary: Durban Girls’ High School, SA (1981-1987) English; Afrikaans; Biology; Mathematics; Geography; Accountancy.
Sight & Sound Secretarial School, SA (1988) Secretarial Diploma.
College of Further Education, Plymouth, UK (1988-1990)
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Freelance Editor and Proofreader