Editing

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Elizabeth would love to help you with your writing.

  • Types of Texts:

    • magazine and website copy
    • corporate documents
    • academic essays and theses, including ESL students
    • cover letters and resumes/CVs
    • autobiographical material
    • novels
  • Types of Editing:

    • overall feedback: listing the positives and negatives of your work
    • substantive editing: assessing your work’s structure, organization, coherence and consistency
    • copy editing: checking for functionality, readability, unwanted repetition and misused jargon
    • line editing: improving each of your sentences in terms of both clarity and creativity
    • fact checking: ensuring accuracy of dates, places and other details
    • proofreading: correcting your punctuation and grammar
  • Qualifications

    • Master of Creative Writing
      Auckland University of Technology, 2017
    • Graduate Diploma in Journalism
      Auckland University of Technology, 2007
    • Bachelor of Arts in Literature
      The University of Auckland, 2003
    • Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults
      Languages International, Auckland, 2001

     

Contact Elizabeth

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