Client Testimonial

Recently, under pressure to get my ghostwriting assignment (a book on alternative medicine) done, I turned to Valerie for a professional edit of a key chapter. She did it meticulously--weeding out inconsistencies in the writing, typos, and other mistakes--and on time. Good work, Valerie!

J. Yuen, co-author, Thinking Hands


About



I am an editor-proofreader based in Sudbury, Ontario. I graduated from the School of Translators at Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, with a bachelor of science in languages. I also successfully completed an intensive editing course through Cambrian College. To enhance my knowledge of the business world, I completed a very detailed business development course through Learning Initiative, a human resource development company located in Sudbury.

Before establishing this editing business, I was a holistic nutritional consultant for over 10 years. In addition to providing individualized nutritional consultations, I also designed and delivered health presentations to various local organizations and wrote articles for health-related newsletters.

I have edited a variety of texts including ebooks, non-fiction books, academic essays, website content, blogs, newsletter articles, reports, art appraisals, flyers, brochures, resumes, and cover letters. I was a proofreader for the FH Dobbin Award-winning non-fiction book, Beneath The Canopy, funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Recently, I proofread an epic historical novel written by an aspiring writer.

I have extensive knowledge of the English language, recognizing the importance of accuracy, consistency, and clarity. Paying meticulous attention to detail regarding grammar, punctuation, syntax, and style, I am able to communicate corrections and suggestions clearly and respectfully. Whether editing on hard copy or on-screen, it is my job to ensure that your document is correct, polished, and well understood by your readers.