Writing has been my passion since the age of 12. I hold a BA in English/Writing, and am one credit from my MA in English. My experience includes editing, proofreading, extensive research, and writing for many genres.
NOTE: these rates are not set in stone and are only an average for this editor. The actual rate applicable to your document will depend on the depth of the edit, the quality of the writing, the topic matter, the proximity of the deadline, the length of the document and several other factors.
I am a writer's editor--I'm not just an academic. Although I've nearly completed my MA in English, I'm also a writer, a poet, and an essayist. I can run the gamut of writing styles, and am a voracious reader. My attention to detail is precise, and I can help you find what to say, and how to say it best. I am familiar with web copywriting, SEO copywriting, and content editing, as I've been a blogger and amateur web designer for quite some time. Give me your worst, and I'll make it your best. I even have the GRE scores to prove it, as I scored a perfect mark on the Writing portion in 2002. Not everyone has a good grasp of grammar, it's true--that's why people like me exist to make your work shine! I can use my strengths to help you. As part of the generation that grew up on the Internet, I know what people are looking for as far as content is concerned, and I know how important ranking is. I have a sharp eye for grammatic detail, and a long history of proofreading experience--you can't get through Graduate school without it. I know what makes writing work, and I can give you an edge, whether it's novel editing, thesis editing, content editing, or something more simple. In me you'll find a dedicated, knowledgeable worker who knows how to get editing done.
Areas of specialization
Present Occupation: freelance writer/editor
Editing Experience in Years: 7+ (as an academic and writer, it's part and parcel)
Mac OS X (Appleworks, etc), Word, MS Office, Photoshop, QuarkXPress, FrontPage