My personal interests and experience include architecture and building construction, natural history and the environment, agriculture, gardening, forestry, beekeeping . . .
The Portfolio shows some titles I’ve worked on recently, as well as some of my favorites from years past. They're a mixture of books I copyedited and ones I proofread, along with a few I indexed.
Most of my experience has been with traditional book publishers, but I enjoy working directly with authors.
Copy editor and proofreader of fiction and nonfiction books for adults, young adults, and middle graders; indexing since 2016
The Free Lance-Star
Copy editor/proofreader for daily newspaper in Fredericksburg, Virginia
Translator of nonfiction books for adults and children, patents, regulations, corporate and personal documents. I no longer accept translation jobs, but you’d be surprised how often the experience comes in handy.
self-employed and for various companies
Restoration and preservation of historic buildings, commercial and residential construction and remodeling, custom architectural millwork and cabinetry
Active with local environmental organizations, especially those involved in river conservation; served on Stafford County (Virginia) Wetlands Board and on Rappahannock State Scenic River Advisory Board
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