I provide fast and accurate editing of scientific and medical content.
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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.
B.A. in Biology and Linguistics, 1997, Rice University
M.S. in Science & Technology Journalism, 2002, Texas A&M University
Present Occupation: Freelance editor
Editing Experience in Years: 9
Freelance editor 2006–ongoing
Copyedit and proofread, with rapid turnaround, drafts of academic articles in the sciences. Emphasis is on working with authors who are not native English speakers.
Assistant Editor, Chemical & Engineering News 2004–2007
Editorial Assistant, Chemical & Engineering News 2002–2004
American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C.
Copyedited, proofread, and oversaw production of one-quarter of weekly newsmagazine. Wrote monthly new-products column and other occasional material.
Intern, Zoogoer magazine Fall 2002
Friends of the National Zoo Communications Office, Washington, D.C.
Proposed story ideas and wrote and copyedited articles for bimonthly conservation/wildlife magazine.
Impact Database Coordinator 2001–2002
Agricultural Communications, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Wrote and edited statements intended to inform the public, media, and state legislature about the results of the university’s agricultural research programs, as well as the economic and social impact of that research. Maintained online database of current statements.
I also have laboratory research experience in biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, and neuroscience.
I have thorough knowledge of Chicago, American Psychological Association, American Medical Association, Associated Press, American Chemical Society, and various house styles.