Copy-editing is the first stage in your publication process. It involves correcting grammatical, punctuation, typographical and spelling errors. Where a sentence lacks clarity, I will suggest some rewording and recommend academic amendments if appropriate, e.g. replacing basic words with more formal alternatives. I endeavour to improve the style and flow of your writing by re-writing or restructuring if necessary (providing clear and concise feedback using Track Changes and Comments boxes so you can quickly and easily accept or reject proposed suggestions). I also check bibliographies if required and advise on integrating your sources.
Proofreading is the final stage in your publication process. It aims to pick up any outstanding grammatical, punctuation, typographical, spelling or miscellaneous errors that may have occurred or been overlooked during the many stages of writing. A final proofread will give a polished, professional feel to your work. Once completed, you are all set for publication!
I managed titles, mainly in the areas of tax and accountancy, copy-editing, proofreading and working with authors throughout the publication process.
I copy-edited and proofread legal texts, working with authors from the initial manuscript proposal right through to the final publication.
Linguistic Diversity on the EMI Campus presents an in-depth ethnographic case study of the language policies and practices of universities in nine countries around the world. Each chapter provides a detailed presentation of the findings from that university, considering the presence of linguistic diversity in institutions from Australia, China, Finland, UK, Turkey, Malaysia, Italy, Spain and J... read more
Takes an integrated approach in which marketing is internationalized, rather than. a textbook that begins with a discussion of international business that then covers marketing s 4Ps.
Not sure how to start your essay or prepare for a presentation? Worried about how to structure your report? Questioning what a good assignment actually looks like? With encouraging, jargon-free advice and a clearly defined seven-step plan to getting better grades, this book takes the fear out of academic writing and gives you the tools you need to succeed. Punchy and packed with the dos and do... read more
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Freelance editor, ghost writer and copy writer with experience in STM, trade, memoir, history and academic publishing.
I specialize in non-fiction children's books and education/reference texts, so I know how and why we read–for learning or just plain fun!