Ian Paterson Oliver

Freelance Creative Writer & Proofreader


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About Me:
I have been a Technical Writer and Editor for 36 years mostly in the energy industries but I’m now semi-retired. As an expat I worked in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Oman, East Kalimantan (Borneo), Libya, Equatorial Guinea, Azerbaijan and Newfoundland (Canada). Throughout those years I proofread, edited and wrote all kinds of operational procedures and technical manuals, and produced related content when necessary. I could write several books about my expat adventures in these countries. Outside of technical writing, my first book, Buddhism in Britain, was published in 1979, my second book, Delayed Reaction, was published in 2015 and in 2019 my non-fiction book was published with the unusual title, Me, Myself and Everything Else. If I am being honest with myself, and it is not a boast,...
Aberdeen, United Kingdom