After twenty years of proofreading court filings, I decided to put my skills to use for myself when my law office was absorbed by another firm. I spent the last six years of my employment updating the firm’s website, editing the firm’s attorney blogs, as well as their quarterly newsletter. In addition, I assisted in the creation of and provided copy for a new website and created marketing material from attorney blogs for the firm’s six different practices. So copyediting and proofreading was a natural fit when I started EditedInk.com.
I began writing as a stringer for a local suburban newspaper; within a year, I was writing a weekly business column. I also wrote monthly features for a local lifestyle magazine and articles for small national and regional magazines. I returned to my training as a legal secretary when my youngest child started school. But I’ve always been involved with writing in one form or another. In addition to the above, I’ve served on different workshop panels, spoken at writers’ conferences, and judged contest manuscripts. I’m also a member of Editorial Freelancer’s Association
I regularly update my education on current trends in publishing, and polishing my editing and proofreading skills. I excel at tight writing (I’m not verbose and can trim unnecessary words). I love editing and like to help others so that their writing is polished and professional.