Melissa Beattie

Melissa Beattie - Editor

Phoenix, AZ, USA

I'm a published academic and playwright with 15+ years of experience.

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I'm a published academic and playwright who has 15+ years of experience in proofreading and copyediting. I've mostly worked on academic papers, theses, dissertations and books, but I've also continuity tested and proofread game texts. I've done a lot of work proofing and copyediting ESL content as well. I am very reliable and also very easy to work with on any type of collaboration.

I have a PhD in Media Studies, an MPhil in Ancient History, an MA in Archaeology for Screen Media and a BA in Classics. I've traveled to over 30 countries and lived in five of those for significant periods. My favourite hobby is sleeping and I prefer working several jobs at once.
English (CAN)
English (UK)
English (US)
Historical Fiction
Mystery & Crime
Plays & Screenplays
Science Fiction
Humanities & Social Sciences


  • TESOL (in process)

Work experience

Proofreader and editor

January, 2006 – Present (over 15 years)

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Impossible Worlds, Impossible Things: Cultural Perspectives on Doctor Who, Torchwood and the Sarah Jane Adventures

Ross P. Garner, Melissa Beattie and Una McCormack, Ross P. Garner, Melissa Beattie, Una McCormack

The Mythological Dimensions of Doctor Who

Anthony S Burdge, Jessica J Burke, Kristine Larsen

Law and Religion in the Liberal State

Bhuiyan, Md Jahid Hossain, Jensen, Darryn

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