Rowena R

Arizona, United States

“Simply putting on the polish.”

Rowena R

Specialist subjects:

Advertising American Studies Astronomy Building Business & Management Construction & Development Fiction Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design

Education:

Favorite referencing style

APA—it’s much easier to comprehend than CMOS, but CMOS has its good points, too.

Why I became an editor

Proofreading has built my love for reading, fixing errors and helping others improve their writing.

Background and experience

As an office manager, it was my job to ensure contracts were written correctly and that all details were accurate. If I missed something, it could potentially cost quite a lot of money. Creating travel itineraries for large groups required extreme attention to detail. One mistake, and an entire vacation could be ruined. Dealing with the EPA was a whole different extreme. One error, and jobs would be shut down. I have been preparing my entire life for an opportunity like this.

Why I love proofreading and editing

There is nothing I enjoy more than stepping inside a wonderful story and losing myself. Cruising along with the characters, living the excitement, then...CRASH...a misspelled word brings me back to reality. I feel horrible for the author, who has put their blood, sweat and tears into their work, just to have an error rear its ugly head. I want to help authors of every genre present beautiful, concise and clear voices.

Rowena R

Instant Quote

Price
$25.00

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
uploaded!

Favorite book:

“Dark Rivers of the Heart” by Dean Koontz, “Let's Pretend This Never Happened” by Jenny Lawon and “A Supremely Bad Idea: Three Mad Birders and Their Quest to See It All” by Luke Dempsey.

Hobbies:

Playing with my dogs, taking photographs and hopefully, someday, traveling the world! Until then, I read books, watch movies and play mind games with said dogs.

Editing tips:

If possible, I prefer to read through a project to get a sense of what it’s about and the author's voice. Next, I break out paragraphs. Sometimes, I like to read bottom to top, one sentence at a time.

More editors

  • Mathilde J

    Preston, United Kingdom

    Biomedical Sciences, Consumer Behaviour, Cultural Studies, Health & Social Care, Language & Literature, Marketing, Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Philosophy, Translation Studies

    View Profile
  • Emily A

    Spixworth, United Kingdom

    Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Genetics, Immunology, Medicine, Microbiology, Pathology, Public Health

    View Profile
  • Eileen D

    Eileen D

    Worcester, United States

    Education, English, Fiction, Journalism, Language & Literature

    View Profile
  • Sean W

    Sean W

    Barry, United Kingdom

    Transport Policy

    View Profile
  • Elaine R

    Elaine R

    Geneseo, United States

    Art & Design, Art History, Business & Management, Counseling, Fine Arts, Health & Social Care, Marketing, Mental Health, Nutrition, Psychology

    View Profile
  • Crystal W

    Crystal W

    Ontario, Canada

    Counselling, Cultural Studies, Health & Social Care, Human Resources, Human Rights, Mental Health, Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology

    View Profile
  • Debbie N

    Debbie N

    Quezon City, National Capital Region, Philippines

    Alternative Medicine, Business & Management, East & South Asian Studies, Education, Environmental Sciences, Hospitality, Leadership, Leisure, Public Relations, Recreation & Tourism, Social Media, TESOL

    View Profile
  • Rachel P

    Valencia, Spain

    Anatomy & Physiology, Biological Sciences, Environmental Science, Genetics, Zoology

    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.