Professional editor, writer, and graphic designer. Wordsmith. Visual communicator. Pixel worker.
My expertise in a combination of fields makes me uniquely suited for complex work such as:
—Coaching writers in story and craft
—Editing fiction, graphic novels, or children's literature
—Writing, editing, and designing resumes
EDITING / PROOFREADING
I work at the sentence level, polishing the syntax, encouraging style, checking consistency in content and layout, fixing grammar issues, and proofreading. I've been a grammar tutor since 2005, a copyeditor since 2009, and a writing coach and fiction editor since 2010. I’ve worked with graphic novelists, children’s authors, authors, pastors, and professionals.
I scored in the top 1% among other freelancing proofreaders in one third of the time on oDesk.com.
DESIGN / PHOTOGRAPHY
My lifelong passion for art has led to a career in graphic design and lifestyle photography. I've been designing professionally since 2008, providing individuals, non-profits, and small businesses with one-time or recurring designs. Past projects have included publicity, identity/branding, wedding stationery, infographics, silhouette portraits, and coding and web design.
—Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, MS-DOS and Mac OS X, Microsoft Office and iWork.
—Experienced in HTML, CSS, RoboHelp and even Quark XPress.