My love of science, words, and literature led to a career in technical and scientific writing, editing, and proofreading. Later I added fiction and reference work. I believe in a diagnostic and collaborative approach in editing projects to find flaws and opportunities, explain them, and leave you empowered to do your best work.
Proofreading and editing of various works, including fiction and non-fiction books and numerous articles for the Oxford University Press Bibliographies Online (http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/).
For engineering simulation software: create manuals in association with subject matter experts; edit journal papers and consortium reports. Books produced include Theory, User, API, Visualizing, Getting Started, Tutorials, Quick Start, Analysis, Installation.
For molecular modeling and computational chemistry software in life and materials sciences: write documentation, coordinate assistance projects, design Help systems, create and edit marketing materials, manage a group of writers. Books produced included Theory, Administrator, Programmer, User, Quick Start manuals.
For standards-based (Open Source Interconnection) communications software: write and publish documentation for end users and third parties.
Several staff positions at the University of Minnesota that involved producing and revising communications and publications for faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Work included academic administrative reports, meeting summaries, conference reports, alumni communications, course bulletins and listings, newsletters, fundraising. Offices included College of Biological Sciences; Biological Process Technology Institute; Continuing Education; U of M Foundation.
The Periodic Table of Elements hasn't always looked like it does now, a well-organized chart arranged by atomic number. In the mid-nineteenth century, chemists were of the belief that the elements should be sorted by atomic weight. However, the weights of many elements were calculated incorrectly, and over time it became clear that not only did the elements need rearranging, but that the perio... read more
To save their son, they might have to sacrifice their love—and their lives.Phoenix Institute, Book 4Ex-Navy SEAL Daz Montoya and rescue dog handler Renee Black have made a career out of saving people. But when their whirlwind affair resulted in pregnancy, Daz’s verbal fumble tore their budding relationship apart.It’s been a tough eight years for Renee, raising Charlie alone with his autism-fue... read more
Unlike many personal finance books, How to Manage Your Money When You Don't Have Any was specifically written for Americans who struggle to make it on a monthly basis. It provides a respectful, no-nonsense look at the difficult realities of our modern economy, along with an easy to follow path toward better financial stability that will give hope to even the most financially strapped household... read more
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Efficient copy editor and proofreader with over 15 years of experience. I specialize in all things nonfiction.
I'm an agile and experienced copy editor who can help make your technology, business, or academic writing the best that it can be!