Cedar Rapids, United States
“Proofreading is like doing a puzzle, and when all of the pieces are in place, the picture becomes clear.”
BA in Dance
University of Iowa
Favorite referencing style
My favorite referencing style is AMA style. To me, it seems to be the most efficient and sensible citation style.
Why I became an editor
I became a proofreader fairly late in life. I was a professional dancer in New York City for most of my youth. To me, writing is like dance but in a different format.
Our words are an extension of ourselves. I have always loved words and the expressive possibilities they contain, and all the rules of grammar and intricacies of the language are what led me to proofreading. It is like doing a puzzle, and when all of the pieces are in place, the picture becomes clear. I enjoy that process.
Why I love proofreading and editing
I find satisfaction from editing a piece of writing so it is clear, concise, and well-expressed; but ultimately, the biggest reward comes from enabling a person to properly communicate their ideas and creativity effectively.
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