Pat Nelson

CONTACT DETAILS

Name
Pat Nelson

Location
Hanworth
Middlesex


Telephone
07905 972755

E-mail
patnelson@emailaccount.com


OVERVIEW

  • Copy-editing
  • Editing
  • Fact-checking
  • On-screen editing
  • Proofreading
  • Research
  • Rewriting
  • Web Page Checking

 FEES

  • Negotiable, depending on the job

SERVICES

  • Will respect and preserve the writer’s unique voice and intentions while ensuring the messages are clear and coherent.
  • Close attention paid to eliminating repetition and errors in spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • I’ll keep an eye on consistency of argument and query accuracy of facts with the writer
  • If the style does not quite fit the subject matter or readership, I’ll contact the writer
  • Cope well with pressure, consistently meeting deadlines
  • Will edit or proofread copy for any type of document - no job too small


EXPERIENCE

Spent years in journalism where I honed editing, rewriting, proofreading and page-layout skills on newspapers and periodicals. Learnt the importance of ensuring facts are truly factual.

I’m at ease with a range of disciplines within the humanities, social sciences and the arts, and with popular culture. However, I’m willing to tackle other subject matter.

As a freelance copy editor, I was solely responsible for editing, rewriting and proofreading copy for an Anglo-American trade- union magazine.

I have extensive experience editing/proofreading copy submitted for publication by writers whose primary language isn’t English.

I have proofread and sharpened up theses and reports, and written/edited/proofread copy for council brochures.



QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Social Science, University of Natal
  • Honours degree in Political Sociology, University of South Africa


PAT NELSON


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