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Teresa Fernandez, PhD / Writing Services
Teresa Fernandez, PhD / Writing Services

Teresa Fernandez, PhD / Writing Services

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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, class notes and course content. I've also helped numerous writers get their manuscripts ready for publication for the last 10 years. 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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Molly H.

Writing and Editing Services

I am so pleased with Teresa's work. Teresa brings a personable element to her editing process with her commentary and level of engagement. If you're looking for an editor who goes beyond the standard grammatical and structural changes to help bring your writing piece to life, Teresa is your editor. Highly recommend!
May 2, 2021
Mark W.

Writing and Editing Services

I highly recommend Teresa, she was able to proofread and suggest edits to my research paper that I worked on for several weeks. The quality of her work enhanced my final grade. I highly recommend using Teresa for any professional writing task you may have.
May 3, 2021
Jorge W.

Writing and Editing Services

Dr. Fernandez was very helpful throughout the process. She checked the grammar, sentence structure, and facts of the content in my manuscript. You will be happy to have her help you with your editing needs. I plan to seek Dr. Fernandez's help in the future. I highly recommend her.
Apr 1, 2021
Aaron M.

Writing and Editing Services

I was looking for an editor to help me with my first book, and came across Teresa👌 All in all a pleasant experience working with her, and her thorough edits really helped me out in writing overall. No complaints 👍
Mar 19, 2021
Yadira R.

Writing and Editing Services

I thank God for allowing me to cross my path with Teresa, when I was undecided whether or not to publish my book. Talking to her and expressing my concerns and listening not only to her advice, but also seeing how she expressed an interest in covering my needs, were key for me to make the decision to edit my book with her. She's very professional! Every time I contacted her, it was one more reason not to regret publishing my book. All I want is to bless lives through my words and the fact that she can edit my book without minimizing the essence of the message I want to project fills me with peace, joy and tranquility. I definitely recommend her over and over again. She won't only edit your books, but also soak up your character or place herself in your shoes to understand your purpose and deliver exactly what you want in your manuscript. It was a blessing to meet her through this app and to work with her. Thank you Teresa for all your effort even when you didn't feel your best. You are the best! <3
Mar 16, 2021
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  • 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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