Andi Foy

Freelance Editor & Book Writer

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Location:Michigan, United States
Phone: 919-914-3233
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/andifoy
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Andrea Foy

SUMMARY: • Graduate of Oakland University with a B.A. in Linguistics
• Personal, Academic & Professional Experience in writing, copy-editing and proofreading.
• Much experience in areas of Linguistics and Language.


EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics, Oakland University, Rochester Hills, MI
May 2009.
Courses taken include
Introduction to Linguistics Teaching English as a Second Language
Introduction to Communications Inter-Cultural Communications
Literature I & II Science Fiction and Fantasy
Composition I & II Contemporary Literature
Play Writing

EXPERIENCE: Copy-Editor/Ghost Writer for Eula Inc.
2009
•Improved the wording of the existing core values, mission statement, and
vision statement.
•Reworked the biography of the President.
•Ghost-writing and text-editing for websites.

Copy-Editor for What's Next 2008-2009
Summer/Fall 2007
•Transformed original script to improve flow, grammar, and overall feel.
•Proofread chapters, checking for consistencies in style, and assuring that the
product was error-free.
•Worked closely with another editor, Heather Dragun, deliberating on word
choices and grammar.

Proofreader for Text Book used in School of Entrepreneurship Southfield, MI, Fall 2007
•Checked text book for errors
•Checked spelling
•Improved flow of text

OTHER SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
•Much experience with writing, editing, and production via teamwork.
•Loving and devoted mother of a beautiful toddler.
•Competence gained through writing, composition and journalism classes,
syntax classes, teaching English to non-native English speakers, as well as
other experiences.
•Wonderful experience as Features Editor (sophomore year) and Editor-in-
Chief (senior year) in high school newspaper.


ABOUT MYSELF:
For as long as I can remember, writing has been a part of my life. Early on, I won various creative writing awards in grade school, and quickly became the top writer at my high school's newspaper within the first year. In junior high I began to write fiction, short stories, and novels. In my senior year, my newspaper teacher, a professional journalist himself, told my parents that I was the most talented student he had ever had come through his class. In college, I continued to pursue writing on my own, putting out various zines, newsletters, and spending much time in creative writing. I consistently earned high grades in the areas of writing, and eventually began to write, proofread, and edit professionally. I even briefly led a novelist group. The past year has been spent honing my writing skills and pursuing this passion of mine with all that I have.

I am willing to travel. My rates are flexible.
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