PETRA BRYCE

CONTACT DETAILS

Name
Petra Bryce

Location

Malvern
Worcestershire

Telephone

01684 579195

Mobile
07913 499395

Web Site
www.proof-it.org.uk

E-mail
petrabryce@btconnect.com


OVERVIEW

  • Proofreading
  • On-screen proofreading
  • Proofreading for non-native English speakers
  • Proofreading German
  • On-screen Editing
  • Web Editing
  • Writing

FEES

Negotiable, but generally £18/hr, based on the SfEP's recommended rates for proofreading. I'm happy to tailor my fee to the individual client and their circumstances and can quote a flat fee or per 1000 words if that's preferable.

SERVICES

  • Proofreading hard copy using the BS 5261C:2005 proof correction symbols
  • On-screen proofreading using Track Changes in Word
  • On-screen proofreading of PDF documents
  • Proofreading of academic texts
  • Proofreading of material where the author's first language is not English
  • Proofreading of material containing German
  • Specialist areas: nursing and healthcare-realted subjects

EXPERIENCE

  • Three non-fiction titles for Icon Books
  • Blog for a non-native English speaker
  • Sociology essay for a nursing student, English not first language
  • Two self-published adult fiction novels
  • Business management dissertation (English not first language), modern humanities dissertation

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Friendly, reliable and client-focused proofreading services tailored to the individual client
  • Meticulous, dedicated, diligent
  • Good eye for detail
  • Good and effective communicator
  • 100 per cent track record of delivering projects on time
  • Former staff nurse with over 19 years' experience, both in the UK and abroad
  • Native German speaker

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Basic Proofreading by Distance Learning (Publishing Training Centre): Merit
  • Proofreading Problems Study Day (SfEP)
  • Proofreading and Editorial Skills by Distance Learning (Chapterhouse): Certificate of Competence
  • Currently undergoing SfEP mentorship programme

PETRA BRYCE


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