Pretoria, South Africa
“Making clarity a regularity, not a rarity”
Favorite referencing style
APA is my favorite because I find it simple and easy.
Why I became an editor
I have always enjoyed reading, writing, and ensuring correct grammar. I studied to become a performer (a dancer and an actress), but because of the nature of the performing industry, I was never guaranteed a fixed income. Because of this, I needed to find flexible work that could provide reliable earnings. Proofreading was the perfect solution because it is something I enjoy doing, I can do it on my own time, I get to help others, and I learn from the documents that I edit.
Background and experience
I have not done any proofreading or editing professionally, but I have often proofread job applications, cover letters, and various documents for friends and family.
Why I love proofreading and editing
I love proofreading and editing because I catch a glimpse into the minds of other people. Through their writing, I can see their thought processes and opinions. I also love learning about different topics. My father is a wildlife filmmaker, so I am very interested in nature and biology. For this reason, I enjoy proofreading scientific or research papers that deal with nature because I get to learn more about a field that I am interested in.
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