•Over four years of experience copyediting and proofreading manuscripts and articles
•Experience checking layout and content consistency, grammar, punctuation and spelling and identifying problem areas and recommending solutions
•Excellent organizational and time management skills; attention to detail
•Dedication to meeting project deadlines and to maintaining communication with clients about project expectations and timelines
•Experience editing to APA, MLA, and Chicago Manual of Style guidelines
•Experience working as a manuscript editor in both fiction and nonfiction genres, as a medical, IT and legal editor, and with editing for ESL authors.
•Advanced proficiency using MS Word’s track changes feature and with MS Outlook
•Highly web savvy and in the habit of checking email frequently throughout the day, both weekdays and weekends
2004-2008-Freelance Editor and Founder; ReviewQueen.com
Copyedit and proofread articles and manuscripts. Work with authors to improve the clarity of manuscripts through a combination of author coaching, rewrites and suggestions. Check mechanics and the consistency of layout and content. Collaborate with clients on special projects.
2007-2008-Freelance Editor; Proofed to Perfection
Copyedit manuscripts and develop manuscript evaluations for authors, detailing the strengths and weaknesses of the manuscripts.
2000 Masters in Art History, Theory & Criticism
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Chicago, Illinois
1998-Bachelors in Art History; Minor in Plant Biology
Ohio University; Athens, Ohio
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