Freelance Writing and Editing: From First Draft To Publication

My writing and editing services fulfill a variety of project and publication needs.

My approach is to develop and understand content ideas before implementing prose strategies. In other words, I generate ideas for or with clients before implementing the language and form that best conveys these to the intended audience.

I have worked for higher education, non-profit, philanthropy, publishing, and policy thinktank clients.

Editing and writing services include

  • ghostwriting and content creation
  • proofreading
  • copyediting
  • in-depth developmental editing
  • cold reads

I am proficient in Chicago, AP, APA, MLA, and other style guides. I can also help an organization develop its own style guide.

For more than a decade, I have built expertise in roles as the writer, editor, or consultant to the authors of projects including

  • Admissions essays for university studies
  • Articles for peer-reviewed journals
  • Book chapters
  • Course guides
  • Creative writing  
  • CVs and cover letters
  • Dissertations
  • Fellowship proposals
  • Grant applications
  • Interviews for journalism forums
  • Lesson plans and lecture slides
  • Magazine feature articles
  • Master's level writing including theses
  • Oral history interview archival preparation
  • Personal and research statements for medical, dental, law and PhD applications
  • Program reports & annual reports
  • Public relations and fundraising content
  • Resumes
  • Stories for professional newsletters
  • Web copy

As an educator with more than five years of experience teaching writing on the staff of universities, I am also a writing consultant and instructor for professionals.