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Editing & Non-Technical Writing

At a glance:

  • Experienced in blogging and other web content, tech writing, research papers, creative writing, creative nonfiction
  • Educational background in comparative literature, creative writing, English composition
  • Technical Writing certification (through Bellevue College Continuing Education)
  • Editing certification through University of Washington (in progress)
    courses: Editorial Roles & Grammar for Editors, Copyediting Fundamentals & Working with Digital Content, Applied Editing and Practicum)

I have been writing for as long as I could pick up a pencil. Throughout high school, I had fantasies of being both an international spy and a writer. During my first attempt at college many, many years ago, I took every English class that I could fit into my schedule –  literature, composition, and creative writing classes. I created my first blog sixteen years ago and even though I didn’t write consistently, I could never let it go completely.

In order to continue writing, I became a certified Technical Writer but have plans to pursue more creative outlets. To best support my tech writing, translation, and creative writing endeavors, I recently began the Editing Certification program through the UW Professional and Continuing Education. I chose this program specifically for it’s component of grammar review. You may notice, I like to throw commas all over the place!

Copyediting and overall editing of web content are my strengths.