Freelance English Copyeditor UK Netherlands UN NGO

COPY-EDITING

A review, edit and polish of your text can make all the difference between winning or missing out; understanding or confusion.

If you're about to submit a tender or report, half-way through an article about sustainability, or simply stuck with your writing, let me be your extra pair of eyes and friendly copy-editor. Together we'll make your text shine!

Some current and past clients

Child-Help International · European Patent Office (EPO) · foodwatch Netherlands · Greenpeace International · Museum of Tomorrow International (MoTI) · Ol Pejeta Conservancy · Philips · Translators without Borders · UNDP · University of Groningen

Copy-editing Services

Freelance native English Copyeditor international

Reviewing

An objective review and feedback can help move your document forward and give it the right focus and frame. Things I consider are: your audience, legal or other requirements, clarity and flow.

Freelance native English copyeditor international

Copy-editing

As your copy-editor, I will apply what you want to say, what your audience needs, and the best way to write it. Things I look out for are: structure, message, style, coherence and general language use.

Freelance native English copyeditor proofreader international

Proofreading

How confident do you feel about sharing or publishing your document, especially if English isn't your first language? Make sure it's good to go by hiring me to clean up grammar, spelling, syntax, punctuation and formatting. I can work in UK or US English.

English Writing and Editing Style Guide OWS

Style Guides

If you're losing time and money on reinventing content or correcting the same errors over and over again, I can help develop a custom editorial style guide that will improve quality and consistency for you and your readers. 

Copy-editing 2020 to 2022

500,000

words per year processed

350

legal documents edited and all deadlines met

11

academic proposals refined, with 8 shortlisted

8

pro bono assignments delivered

Many thanks for reading, correcting and rewriting my proposal so thoroughly. I am very happy with the end result and feel lucky that my proposal could profit from your input!

Researcher/Lecturer, Behavioural and Social Sciences

A proactive and insightful editor. She understood the content of our material quickly, and was able to make constructive suggestions for improving its clarity. 

Translators without Borders for the Sphere Handbook 2018

Freelance English Copyeditor NGOs UN Examples

Examples

Much of my copy-editing work falls under different confidentiality agreements and is therefore not shareable. Please contact me if you wish to see a sample.

Sally's patience approach and quality work contributed to the success of our award-winning intranet. Thank you!

Philips

When working with translated texts we now look for Sally to make sure our final copies are always professional, clear and coherent.

MoTI Foundation

Grant Proposals & Other Writing Services

Proposal Writing
Copy-editing

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