Teresa Fernandez, PhD / Er2 — Editing & Revising
Teresa Fernandez, PhD / Er2 — Editing & Revising

Teresa Fernandez, PhD / Er2 — Editing & Revising

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Introduction: I'm a professional copy editor and content reviewer / reviser / rewriter. For the last 20+ years, I've worked with all types of scholarly, academic, and creative writers, assisting with brainstorming, drafting, revising, editing and proofreading. I enjoy helping writers of all levels with the writing process —from brainstorming to publication and every stage in between. I taught English at the University of Kansas for 13 years, where I also earned my doctorate in English. I have extensive experience editing and proofreading fiction and non-fiction—including novels, essays and poetry—as well as revising scholarly papers, book-length manuscripts, technical manuals, class notes and course content. I've also helped numerous writers get their manuscripts ready for publication for the last 10 years. As a fellow writer who has gone through the many phases, stages and layers of writing more than a few times, I can help you with your process, review and offer comments, read your draft, edit and proofread, assist with revisions, provide fresh ways to look at your words and to approach your work, and finally, help you get ready for publishing. As a native speaker of Spanish, I have 20 years of translation experience to and from Spanish, including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, scholarly and technical writing, with publications both in Spain and the US, as well as medical, legal, scientific, commercial, business, industrial, etc. Member of ACES: The Society for Editing - A professional association of international scope for copy editors who work on every kind of content, including newspapers, magazines, websites, books, scholarly journals, and corporate communications.

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David H.

Writing and Editing Services

Teresa not only did a great job of editing, the feedback she gave was most helpful in the creation of a presentation, that I think works well.
Jul 28, 2021
Laquiasha b.

Writing and Editing Services

My experience with Teresa was excellent. She did edits on my paper, explained everything that was done and was very honest when I asked questions about my work. I will be using her services again.
Jun 7, 2021
Troy M.

Writing and Editing Services

I recently worked with Teresa Fernandez to help me format and edit my dissertation. We were up against an aggressive timeline and were required to go through many edit cycles in a very short amount of time. While the experience from my department gave me a weird form of "academic PTSD", Teresa was a positive and reassuring source that kept me calm. I appreciate her responsiveness and professionalism throughout the process.
Jun 4, 2021
Corey C.

Writing and Editing Services

Teresa's editing was perfectly technical. She took her time to give my story the professional touch that it needed. I have every intention on using her for my 3rd, 4th and 5th books!
May 25, 2021
Rickey J.

Writing and Editing Services

Amazing! She has a meeting with me before editing so she could understand the project, my timelines and the goal of my work. Her editing was easy to follow and made my work really flow! I will be using her again!
May 14, 2021
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Teresa Fernandez


  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    PROOFREADING / EDITING / REVISING: $30 per hour — ~ Basic proofreading/editing: 1200 words/hr ~ Heavy editing: 700 words/hr ~ Substantive editing & revisions/rewrites: 400 words/hr __________________________________________ CREATING / WRITING COPY: $55 per page — __________________________________________ TRANSLATION: To and From Spanish: $15 per 150 words __________________________________________

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    I like to chat and make sure I understand what the customer needs. I rely on communication. I also like to stay in touch with my customer after the bulk of the editing work is done. I'm always happy to give the project a final pass or another read.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    I have a BA in English Philology and a Masters and Doctorate In English from the University of Kansas. I taught English Composition and Criticism, as well as American and English Literatures at KU for thirteen years. I have extensive experience in editing and proofreading fiction and non-fiction—including several children’s and YA books—as well as revising scholarly papers, class notes and course content. I also translate to and from Spanish (legal documents, fiction manuscripts and academic works) and have worked on transcription for years.

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