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Daphne Toombs

Freelance Editor, Proofreader, & More

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A sample of a children's interactive story app I did the recording for
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A sample of a chapter of an audio book, recorded for Librivox
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Children's website promotion sample
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A proofreading sample showing use of track changes in Word
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A sample of a website I proofread, which was translated from the Turkish by a non-native English speaker
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A sample of a web-published story I did the proofreading for
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Updated location to Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
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Daphne Toombs - Updated status
Said "Working on a number of articles about consumer product reviews; not so interesting, as they are all very much the same, and contain many errors (also much the same)..."
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Said "Currently editing a website which has been translated from Turkish; a good translation job but still quite a lot of editing to do..."
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Daphne Toombs - Over 30 days ago
Well, finished that job and enjoyed it. Enjoyed doing a bit of research into Turkish language, and looking forward to my next job.
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About Me:
I am a professionally qualified proofreader and copy editor as well as a teacher of languages and literacy. I work annually as a marker of national writing tests and as a proof reader of school reports. I am passionate about my native language, English, and its correctness, and this has led me to freelance work in this field. My skills in all areas of English, including both UK/Australian and US spelling, are excellent (I consistently score in the top few percent in any tests).
Projects I have worked on of late include a website which had been translated from the Turkish, some maths teaching games, and two children's stories which are published online (see http://einarpetersen.com/doku.php?id=lonelygirl_uk). I also provided storyline advice and feedback for the author of these...
Location
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia