Virginia A

LaGrange, United States

“"You can make anything by writing." – C. S. Lewis”

Virginia A

Specialist subjects:

Creative Writing English Fiction Language & Literature Music


I'm self-educated, but I am considering a degree in early childhood development and/or literature.

Favorite referencing style

APA is my current favorite simply because of all the effort I put into learning it!

Why I became an editor

A lifelong love of reading, coupled with a high standard of excellence for what I read, made taking a course in proofreading and editing the natural next step for me.

Background and experience

I have over ten years' experience researching genealogies and family histories. This detail-oriented work involves a good deal of hunting down answers, working with various sources, and checking information for accuracy. The last is especially important, as one small error has the potential to mislead generations!
While I have some experience writing and editing my own work, my introduction to professional proofreading began with a course from Knowadays.

Why I love proofreading and editing

Proofreading allows me to serve not only the writer, but the reader as well. As a writer, if you've labored over a document, the last thing you want is for the reader's experience to be unsatisfactory. Also, I learn so much while doing it!

Virginia A

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:

Emma by Jane Austen (... unless I happen to be reading Persuasion, in which case it would be my favorite!).


My dog commands most of my free time. When I'm not busy giving her belly rubs or taking her to the lake, I love to analyze and discuss the characters in the movie or show I'm currently watching.

Editing tips:

Reading a document aloud is a game changer in terms of catching errors your brain might otherwise autocorrect.

More editors

  • Hilary B

    Hilary B

    Williamsburg, United States

    Alternative Medicine, Dance, Drama & Theatre, Fashion

    View Profile
  • Hilton B

    Sedgefield, South Africa

    Photography, Technology

    View Profile
  • Ella F

    Sheffield, UK

    Accounting & Finance, English, History, Language & Literature

    View Profile
  • Pamela R

    Burtchville, United States

    Education, Human Resources, Law, Librarianship & Information Management

    View Profile
  • Louise W

    Louise W

    Retford, United Kingdom


    View Profile
  • Katelyn J

    Greensboro, United States

    Accounting & Finance, Advertising, Alternative Medicine, Business & Management, Counseling, Creative Writing, Education, Human Resources, Mental Health, Psychology

    View Profile
  • Peter K

    Mount Waverly, Australia

    Anatomy & Physiology, Bioengineering, Biological Sciences, Energy & Power, Engineering, Genetics, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physical Sciences, Physics

    View Profile
  • Rachel S

    Rachel S

    Houghton le Spring, England

    Advertising, Business & Management, Communication & Media Studies, Consumer Behavior, Corporate Social Responsibility, Creative Writing, Hospitality, Human Resources, Leisure, Marketing, Recreation & Tourism, Social Media

    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.