What Do You Need?
Proofreading: I will correct your document’s spelling, punctuation, grammar, and perform a general tidying up.
Copy Editing: I will improve the formatting, style and accuracy of your text, and make the copy clear, correct, concise, complete, and consistent. Proofreading is included.
Substantive Editing: I can help improve your writing so that it says what you mean it to say in an effective manner. This may substantively change the tone, structure, characters, or other elements of the book. Proofreading is included.
What I Offer You:
Education: B.A., double major in English and Classics, University of Colorado.
Experience: I have extensive experience as a freelance proofreader and copy editor, working for Fulcrum, Henry Holt, and Farrar, Straus and Giroux. I have worked on a wide variety of manuscripts, both fiction and nonfiction.
From 2006–2010 I was the website editor for the nonprofit organization United Professionals. I edited and posted blog content, moderated comments, wrote and edited newsletters and email blasts, updated the website, and communicated with members and the board of directors.
Member, Editorial Freelancers Association (http://www.the-efa.org/)
Read my interview on Creative-Writing-Now.com
Excellent article: “The Editor-Author Relationship: Five Reasons Why Self-Publishing Authors Need an Editor” by Dick Margulis.