I edit with both a logical mind and a poetic mind. I can analyze the structure of your manuscript and identify gaps in the argument or flaws in the narrative. I can sense what you’re trying to say and guide you toward greater clarity. I am attuned to the music of language — the rhythm, staccato, and legato of words and sentences. And, of course, I can correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, and usage.

I am a member of Editors Canada and adhere to the standards set out by Professional Editorial Standards, a document that outlines the skills and knowledge that you can expect from me.

I edit nonfiction with a focus on

  • memoir
  • books for general readers
  • scholarly books
  • journal articles in the humanities and social sciences
  • reports
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