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I am a professional native (UK) English freelance proofreader and copy-editor, based in Hampshire. Whether for individuals, businesses or publishers, I offer a variety of editorial services to enhance, correct and perfect texts so that you can be confident of an accurate publication.
I ensure that every client receives excellent service and support through my conscientious approach to high-level precision and completeness.
Depending on your preference, I can work on your text in any of the following ways:
-British Standards Institution (BSI) symbols – either on hard copy or digitally
-Commenting tools to mark up PDFs in Adobe Acrobat
-Track Changes feature in Microsoft Word documents.
I am a native (UK) English speaker and also speak German, French and basic Italian. I have excellent attention to detail, exacting standards and a professional yet personal approach.
I have experience of working on a variety of subject matter. Having studied four foreign languages (including Latin), with a 2:1 honours degree in German and History of Art, and having worked in financial roles as well as teaching in the public sector, I consider my subject specialisms to be the following:
-The Arts (art history, fine art, music and culture)
Introduction to Proofreading (SfEP)
Proofreading Headway (SfEP) – Distinction
I am a member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) and abide by their code of practice.
QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION
PGCE Primary: University of Winchester (Merit at Masters Level 7)
Qualified Teacher Status
SAPERE Philosophy for Learning (Level 1)
MA (Hons) 2:1 in German and History of Art – University of Edinburgh
Investment Management Certificate: The Society of Investment Professionals
A Levels: Latin (A), German (A), French (A)
Please get in contact to discuss how I can help you or your business. I’d love to hear from you.