Abertillery, United Kingdom
“So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads. – Dr. Seuss”
Favorite referencing style
APA referencing style is the one I am most familiar with.
Why I became an editor
A passion for the English language and reading led me to become a proofreader/editor. I have always enjoyed reading, and my eyes are drawn to mistakes! I love that in this role, I can continuously read and learn new things while helping others to produce the best version of their work.
Background and experience
I moved to Spain at sixteen and spent six years learning Spanish. While there, I had various jobs, from horse riding to serving vino and tapas in a local restaurant, where I edited the translated menus. Over the past eleven years, I’ve been raising my three children. I love reading with them and checking through their homework for errors! I’ve also been working part-time, most recently as a cake decorator. My love of English has also led me to begin a TEFL course, which I am studying currently.
Why I love proofreading and editing
I love to read, so this is one of the main reasons I am passionate about proofreading/editing. I enjoy the attention to detail that proofreading involves and how small changes can improve the flow of the writing. I love the satisfaction of knowing that I have helped to make a piece of writing the best it can possibly be.
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