Years editing: 43Job title: Principal and sole proprietor of Flynn Books, Words & IdeasJob description: Freelance editorLocation: Washington State EXPERIENCE How did you get your current job?I had picked up freelance gigs throughout my career, so when I was laid off from the financial magazine I had worked at for more than 20 years, IContinue reading “Interview 18: Eilis Flynn”
Years editing: 35Job title: Freelancer, business ownerJob description: Consultant, project manager, copyeditor (content, legal, technical), proofreader, writer, writing coach, and editor mentorLocation: Texas EXPERIENCE What copyediting training have you had, and what positions have you held?I was an insatiable reader as a child and teenager, and I remember studying the structure of books I read,Continue reading “Interview 17: Tia Ross”
Years editing: 16Job title: Academic editorJob description: Specializes in language editing and rewriting, editing (what is curiously labeled) non-native English, and copyediting in a wide range of subjects (including the humanities, social sciences, and STM [science, technology, and medicine]Location: Norfolk, UK EXPERIENCE How did you get your current job?I moved continents for love, reluctantly leavingContinue reading “Interview 16: Ayesha Chari”
Years editing: 5 yearsJob title: Technical editorJob description: Edits technical engineering reports and proposal responsesLocation: Texas EXPERIENCE How did you get your current job?I was fortunate enough to land my current job immediately after graduating with my B.A. I found the position on LinkedIn. What copyediting training have you had?I got started in editing asContinue reading “Interview 13: April Lim”
Years editing: 3 years Job title: Freelance editor Job description: Edit tech blog posts written by developers and engineers / provide line editing, copyediting, proofreading, and sensitivity reading for fiction authors Location: Utah EXPERIENCE How did you get your current job?I’ve been editing full time since 2019. Before that, I worked as a licensed clinicalContinue reading “Interview 8: Crystal Shelley”
Interview #2 features Adaobi Obi Tulton, editor of white papers and STEM education materials.