Editing & Proofreading
I get on board to help your document succeed and achieve its purpose.
A review, edit and polish of your text can make all the difference between winning or missing out, and understanding or confusion.
If you're about to submit a job application or tender, half-way through an article about tiny houses, or simply stuck with your writing, let me be your extra pair of eyes and friendly editor or polisher. Together we'll make your text shine!
How about an objective review and some feedback to help move your document forward? Things I look out for are: focus, legal or other requirements, audience, clarity and flow.
“Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the reader’s” (Stephen King). As your editor, I will apply what you want to say, what your audience needs, and the best way to write it.
Proofreading & Polishing
How confident do you feel about sharing or publishing your document? Make sure it's good to go by hiring me to fix any errors in grammar, spelling, syntax, punctuation and formatting. UK and US English .
CVs for Humanitarians
How well is your CV working for you? The humanitarian and development sectors often mean short-term contracts, and that unfortunately means regular job-hunting. I've been there! Let me help you land more interviews by transforming your CV so that it gets noticed. See an example
A proactive and insightful editor. She understood the content of our material quickly, and was able to make constructive suggestions for improving its clarity.
Kate Murphy, Editor, Translators without Borders