Dakota W

Perrysburg, United States

“Writing is a journey, and we could all use a little help along the way.”

Dakota W

Specialist subjects:

Creative Writing English Fiction Health & Social Care Human Rights Language & Literature Medicine Mental Health Nursing Women's & Gender Studies

Education:

BA in English, Minor in Creative Writing

Bowling Green State University

2018–2021



Associate Degree in Nursing (Registered Nurse)

Owens Community College

1998–2001

Favorite referencing style

MLA because it is very straightforward and easy to use.

Why I became an editor

I initially earned a nursing degree, but my passion has always been writing and editing. I recently went back to school and earned a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing. My classes provided many opportunities for me to read and provide feedback on my peers' work. I discovered that I really enjoyed this and wanted to find a way to keep doing it after I graduated. Proofreading became an obvious fit! I'm happy to indulge my love of reading and help people at the same time.

Background and experience

While at Bowling Green State University, I volunteered as an assistant editor for Praire Margins, an undergraduate literary journal.

Why I love proofreading and editing

I love helping other people perfect their voices so they can tell the best story possible. I especially enjoy proofreading creative work and persuasive essays. I have a background in nursing, so I am familiar with medical writing and terminology as well. I also wrote lots of research papers in college, so I have experience with different reference guides, including MLA and APA.

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Favorite book:

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah.

Hobbies:

I love to cook, bake, garden, knit, do puzzles, and attend theater performances!

Editing tips:

I like to read through a document to get an understanding of the writer's overall message before I begin making corrections. This helps me to best preserve the writer's intention and voice.

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