Hello! I am an experienced writer and editor who is patient and understanding, and driven to help you improve your writing skills. I have more than 25 years of experience in journalism, including reporting, copy editing and editorial writing. I also have a strong science background and an interest in technical writing, while creative expression is also a lifelong love. I know what works in writing, and understand the work it takes to make it look easy. I have mentored many in my career an... [more]
27 years at the Telegram & Gazette as a reporter, copy writer and editorial writer 1 year at the Worcester Business Journal as a copy editor and reporter 1 year (currently) at the Worcester Sun as a copy editor and editorial writer I have wide and valuable experience as a journalist and memoirist, as well as a lifelong love of the written word. Other professional and budding writers I have worked with know me for my patience and excellence. As a mother of three, including one with special needs, I understand and appreciate the public school system. I easily passed the Wyzant writing tutor test and truly enjoy helping others.
I have been a working proofreader and copy editor for more than 15 years. My 29-year newspaper career also includes many years as a reporter, writer and mentor. I am adept at English composition and editing, love the work, and have often been praised as the go-to person for thorough, sharp-eyed, professional proofreading.
I have been a writer and copy editor for the last 29 years. That wealth of experience has helped me understand all aspects of the craft, both formal and practical. Additionally, I've enjoyed tutoring and mentoring students and other journalists in the language arts. I am patient with learners, and passionate about the beauty and importance of English.