Cynthia W

Crofton, United States

“Every writer needs a second set of eyes.”

Specialist subjects:

Fine Arts Food Science Hospitality Law Leisure Music Recreation & Tourism Theology & Religious Studies

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Education:

Bachelor of Arts in Music

University of South Carolina

1988–1992



Master of Music

University of Southern Mississippi

1993–1995



Doctor of Musical Arts

University of North Texas

1995–2002

Favorite referencing style

APA is my favorite because it's the style I'm most familiar with.

Why I became an editor

During my 20 year career with the US Navy Band, I began writing program notes for concerts and feature articles for the organization's newsletter. I was soon drafted into the editing process for award citations, performance evaluations, and various Navy documents. Later, I took an online course in transcript proofreading and began working for court reporters. I still play my clarinet, but I am loving my new role as an editor.

Background and experience

I played the clarinet for the US Navy Band and have also done freelance transcript proofreading.

Why I love proofreading and editing

I have always been an avid reader. Typos and grammatical errors can be so distracting, and I love the process of cleaning them up!

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Favorite book:

Paris in the Present Tense by Mark Helprin

Hobbies:

Running and hiking are my favorite hobbies.

Editing tips:

Read every word. Often, the brain will insert missing words, re-order transposed words, or gloss over things without you realizing it. When possible, I like to read out loud also.

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