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Todd Larson did an excellent job editing my book Rising Stars in Emerging Markets, published in 2013. He not only helped to cut the size of the text without changing the underlying message, but also did this under a very tight deadline. I wrote this book with the layperson reader in mind, which is always difficult to do, especially when writing about little-known names in emerging markets. But Todd helped to simplify the jargon to make the book easier to read, especially on my country-specific comments. I definitely recommend Todd for editing projects in business as well as non-business areas.
Todd copy-edited my association's 50th Anniversary book/History of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. We had numerous challenges, such as strange formatting in Word, ridiculously large file sizes, et cetera. Todd not only overcame those challenges (which were on my end, not his!), but delivered the project on time with excellent edits. I'm generally a bit harsh on copy editors -- I used to be one full-time -- but his work elevated the copy to where it really needed to be & exceeded my expectations. I will definitely be working with him again! Highly recommend.
From the first time I talked to Susan she was a great help to me . She is editing my book that I wrote and she was such a great help to me. She gave me encouragement to keep on going when at times I found it hard to write but I manage to get the manuscript done and I have to thank Susan for believing in me and how she encourage to keep on writing . Kathleen Kennedy Wood from Newport, R. I.
Chloe edited my non-fiction book. It was highly detailed, with lots of citations and my conclusions. She followed my arguments, found errors in the logic, and made suggestions towards a more professional presentation. Her response was timely and polite. She found several typos and suggested grammatical improvements. Bottom line, just what I needed and wanted.
I have seen Ryan do miracles with film to digital transfer projects. Ryan is an unbelievable editor. She is talented and patient enough to draw out hidden and 'lost' clips, adds a personal touch and is awesome with her pick of music. You WILL NOT BE disappointed in any project you give her. Andrea E
The indexing of my book was done very professionally and the work was excellent.
Jessie is a talented editor. She's precise in her attention to detail, and yet also expansively creative in her ability to see larger, substantive fixes. She knows her stuff, and she's a pleasure to work with!
I highly recommend reading "I call myself Earth Girl. The story is compelling and not easy to put down. Ms. Greene has given us a beautifully written book that carries messages that are dear to my heart. Her method of bringing these subjects to light will reach many. It is a thought-provoking book that left me thinking long after the last sentence.
I've worked with Debbie for 18 months but have been a friend for more than that. I love the way she writes (articles and other materials for our company). She is organized, logical, gets to the point but includes human stories and interactions that bring the information in focus. She is honest and real and this comes through in her writing.
I am an award-winning writer, editor, and writing coach with 30 years of publishing experience. Over the years, I've worked with dozens of writers on projects ranging from DVD scripts to complete book projects. Whatever you've written, I can fix it or we can create something entirely new, crafted to meet your goals and reflecting your distinctive voice.
I have experience with journalistic forms (from a career at The Boston Globe), with academic communications (as news director, writer and editor at Brandeis University and Boston College), and with B2B communications (freelancing for McKinsey & Co.). Having traveled extensively during my years as a foreign correspondent, I am familiar with scores of countries and issues around the world, and am adept at working with people from different cultures. My blog is Annals of a Recovery Journalist
As a Harvard-educated English major with an interest in psychology and, quite frankly, a boatload of neuroses (if you think one informs the other, you're probably right!), the intricacies of wordplay and effective messaging have always fascinated me. After graduation, I chose to go into the field of communications, which provided me with a solid foundation in PR and marketing writing styles. Despite trying to leave this field in my next role, the passion to write -- and, even more pressingly, to edit -- kept coming back to me and guiding the projects I sought out. In my full-time positions, I have ghostwritten legal blogs for the senior counsel of a major tech corporation; edited numerous academic manuscripts for successful submission and publication, as well as a doctoral dissertation; authored Commencement speeches for a university dean; and much more. My diverse background means I'm able to tackle pretty much any project and any content that is fired my way.
I have written one book, "Walking in Dominion, by Jean Tendongho " I do writing and editing. My English is standard, and I promise my clients the best value for their money.
Hi! I am an academic, an editor, and a professional writer. I specialize in part in editing projects for international scholars. I also specialize in writing clear, engaging blog content for all kinds of audiences. I pride myself in delivering projects by the deadline. My experience is in editing scholarly manuscripts, but if you have other deliverables I am more than happy to take on miscellaneous projects. I have a strong writing background, and I produce feature articles for various companies. My editorial experiences range from working at publishing houses to editing literary journals. I have experience with Word, Excel, Adobe, and PPM. Please provide me with any criteria I need to know and a style guide, and I'm your editor!
I provide copy writing, copy editing, and proofreading services for businesses. I've had my own freelance business since 1992, and before that I worked for ad agencies and corporate ad departments. I have worked for just about every industry and do work for Web, print, and broadcast media. I have a proven track record of success with regard to accuracy and generating sales for clients. Clients like me because they can depend on me for a job well done, that meets the deadline, for a reasonable rate. Collateral includes ads, catalogs, articles, blogs, websites, press releases, brochures, direct mail, and more. I am trained in SEO and offer that expertise to clients.
While I'm obsessive and thorough when it comes to removing errors, I'm also in love with the flexibility of language and feel that every project has its own distinct personality. I am aware and adaptable, always conscious of the overall tone and focus of a piece to ensure it represents you and your needs.
I am an experienced resume writer and editor, fluent in Spanish translations for clinical and non clinical specialties. I am also available to provide transcription services. All services are turned around within 24 to 48 hours depending on the length of the documents.
Im a freelance writer/editor in the Boston area. I was a reporter at Computerworld, an information technology magazine in Framingham, Mass., for nine years. I am the published author of five true crime books Murder at Morses Pond, An Act of Murder, Ripper, Bone Crusher, and House of Lies for Kensington Publishing Corp. (Pinnacle imprint). I have a BA in English from the University of Massachusetts and Ive been a journalist since the late 1980s. Ive written for, and done proofreading and copy editing/editing for a group of community newspapers in the Boston area, where I covered politics and was a high-profile investigative reporter. Ive also freelanced for the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald. Ive edited a variety of manuscripts including fiction, memoirs and biographies and Ive written investigative stories, eBooks, press releases, IT blogs, IT white papers, FAQs, IT case studies, Web site copy, health-related articles, green articles for an eco-friendly website devoted to luxury goods, and real estate/home improvement articles. I currently manage and edit a blog devoted to data analytics. I've written about cloud, data recovery, SaaS, security, etc. Ive also done editing and proofreading for a group of high-end magazines in New Jersey. Ive written for a high school textbook publisher and Ive ghostwritten/edited business/technology e-books, self-help books, health/nutrition books, novels and several memoirs/biographies. Ive also written a novel from a screenplay.
Reliable, high integrity, imaginative, significant experience in corporate sphere, journalism, publishing, and public relations.
I have succeeded across a wide variety of assignments, long and short term. I have written editorial op/eds, letters from the CEO, corporate and non-profit communications, analysis, screenplays, ads, marketing collateral and have loved it all. It's always about telling a story in a beautiful or compelling way to connect with your readers. I am not patient, focused, skilled and intuitive.