Emily Goodman - Lyrical writing, lucid editing
Editing
 
I've been a freelance copy editor since 2004. I've worked extensively for UNICEF, Scholastic, and Disney Publishing. I've also done projects for Tuttle, Lark, Random House, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and many others. I enjoy working with individual writers on projects ranging from books to dissertations.
 
My editorial specialty is turning tangled writing full of jargon into simple, clear, easy-to-grasp sentences. I have an excellent grasp of spelling, grammar, and punctuation; I know the rules, and I also know when to break them.
 
I'm a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association and the Freelancers Union.
 
Please contact me to discuss rates for individual projects.
 
"A million thanks for the impressive speed and quality of your editing work!! Very much appreciated." --UNICEF Evaluation Office, 2010
 
"I really appreciate your honesty with what my manuscript needed rather than just going over grammar and the like. ... Your suggestions will be a BIG help." --Shea O., author
 
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