Paul Tabili

Paul Tabili - Editor

Mount Pleasant, WI, USA

Freelance copy editor, proofreader, and indexer with expertise in manufacturing, healthcare, education, and service industries.

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Overview

Freelance copy editor, proofreader, indexer, photo editor, and page layout and production artist for over 20 years. More than 115 end-to-end book productions completed for commercial publishers such as ASQ Quality Press, Goodheart-Willcox, NTC Contemporary, and others.

I specialize in non-fiction and technical subject matter, with concentration in the quality field as it applies to the manufacturing, service, education, healthcare, and pharmaceutical industries, including such aspects as ISO and Six Sigma compliance, process reengineering, statistical process control, and quality assurance and improvement.

I can take your book project from manuscript pages to final printer-ready files, providing any or all services necessary, including copyediting, proofreading, indexing, page layout/composition, photo editing, artwork creation, and final file prep.
Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Business & Management
Education & Reference
Engineering & Materials Science
Technology

Work experience

Co-owner/Copy Editor/Production Artist

Self-employed
October, 1999 – Present (over 22 years)

Completed more than 115 full book productions, including copyediting, proofreading, indexing, page layout/composition, photo editing, line art creation, and final file prep, primarily for ASQ Quality Press.

Performed bidding, billing, bookkeeping, and other administrative duties.

Production Supervisor

City Desktop Productions
June, 1998 – May, 1999 (11 months)

Proofread galleys and performed quality assurance checks on outgoing pages.

Coordinated simultaneous layout of multiple book projects, supervised staff of four graphic artists, and provided staff with technical assistance and inhouse training.

Layout/Production Artist

City Desktop Productions
February, 1997 – May, 1999 (about 2 years)

Performed page layout/composition of books for commercial publishers; edited images using Adobe Photoshop and created line art with Adobe Illustrator.

Paul has 3 reviews

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Professionalism
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Quality
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Value
Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Roosevelt Robinson Jr.
Paul was so AWESOME! He was very professional, kind, and so helpful. He is prompt in his responses and he met my deadline. He also offered to help me further, which we are now. He is an ideal person to work with to help make your book as perfect and professional as possible. I highly recommend Paul. He pricing is fair and reasonable. A great person overall!

Roosevelt Robinson Jr., January 2022


Ellen Azorin
Paul proofread the 224-page manuscript for my forthcoming book. He gets 5 stars from me – no, make that 6 stars! He was so meticulous, he caught every tiny thing that needed correction. There’s a fine line between really good proofreading and copy editing, and in the few places where he felt something could use a change, he offered suggestions. And I learned a lot from him about the convent...
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Ellen Azorin, September 2021


Hayden Barker
Paul was amazing, professional and easy to work with. He was very thorough in his copy editing, gave great feedback, and then did the final proof reading of the wording and formatting/book layout in preparation for printing of my first book. I will use Paul again with no hesitation.

Hayden Barker, April 2021

Paul Tabili
Thanks, Hayden. Back at ya'! It was a pleasure collaborating with you on your book, smooth and easy. I would be happy to to work with you again any time.

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