Lynn M

Waterford, Ireland

“"The writer who breeds more words than he needs is making a chore for the reader who reads." – Dr. Seuss”

Lynn M

Specialist subjects:

Advertising Event Management Hospitality Leisure Marketing Photography Real Estate Recreation & Tourism


BSc in Applied Computing

Waterford Institute of Technology


Favorite referencing style

APA is my favorite style. It makes the most sense.

Why I became an editor

In 2003, I left my miserable tech job in Dublin to get my foot in the door of a US publishing company based in my hometown. As an editorial assistant, I got my hands dirty with proofreading and editing newsletters, reports, courses, and books—all on themes related to traveling, living, retiring, and investing overseas. In 2007, I broke out as a freelancer, and I now divide my time between copywriting and editing projects.

Background and experience

I worked as an editorial assistant, special products editor, and editorial director at Agora Ireland. These roles involved editing and proofreading newsletters, writing articles and reports, commissioning copy from freelance writers, planning and producing documents, and managing the editorial department—including the production of online newsletters, print newsletters, courses, kits, books, and reports. I now work as a freelance copywriter and editor.

Why I love proofreading and editing

I always love reading other people's work and seeing how they bring their ideas together. Though my past work has mainly focused on themes of travel, real estate, investment, and making money from writing and photography, I feel I can bring my skills to a range of topics. At all times, I aim to preserve the writer's voice and help present the work in its cleanest, clearest form.

Lynn M

Instant Quote


You can also upload a document to get an instant quote

Icon of cloud upload

Drag & drop your file

or browse your computer

Browse from your device

Icon of cloud upload

Drop your file here!

Icon of loading status

Your file is being

Favorite book:

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides is my favorite book.


My hobbies include aeropressing coffee, trying to be invisible at the gym, and watching Parks and Rec with my kids.

Editing tips:

I swear by keeping a proofreading checklist, and I add to it as needed. I also tend to read the work out loud to help me catch less obvious errors.

More editors

  • Maria T

    Maria T

    Stillwater, United States

    Business & Management, Civil Engineering, Communication & Media Studies, Energy and Power, Graphic Design, Journalism, Librarianship & Information Management, Project Management, Public Relations, Social Media

    View Profile
  • Gretchen J

    Gretchen J

    Covington, United States

    Business & Management, Law

    View Profile
  • Amber K

    Amber K

    Diamond Harbour, New Zealand

    Communication & Media Studies, Computer/Information Sciences, Cyber Security, English, Project Management, Software Engineering, Technology

    View Profile
  • Victoria W

    Victoria W

    Albany, New Zealand

    Sports Science

    View Profile
  • Sarah K

    Sarah K

    Melbourne, Australia

    Advertising, Business & Management, Communication & Media Studies, Corporate Social Responsibility, E-commerce, Leadership, Marketing, Project Management, Social Media

    View Profile
  • Angerona L

    Angerona L

    Texas, United States

    Alternative Medicine, Creative Writing, E-commerce, English, Fiction, Hospitality, Language & Literature, Leisure, Mental Health, Nutrition, Psychology, Recreation & Tourism

    View Profile
  • Richard C

    Westcliff, United Kingdom

    Advertising, Art & Design, Art History, Cultural Studies, Fiction, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, History, Language & Literature

    View Profile
  • Lynn B

    Lynn B

    Medford, OR, USA

    Alternative Medicine, American Studies, Education, English, Philosophy, Psychology, Theology & Religious Studies

    View Profile
Trusted by thousands of leading
institutions and businesses

Make sure your writing
is the best it can be with our
expert English proofreading
and editing

Fast and affordable proofreading for academics, professionals, and authors. Available 24/7. Satisfaction 100% guaranteed.