Let me help you find those words. I'm Diane, a freelance writer, editor and proofreader.
Here's what I can do:
I have years of proofreading experience but proofreading an annual report was still a learning curve for me.
I've been asked to write many wacky and wonderful things. Writing copy to entice joiners and fitters back into the store was a tricky one.
I adopt a methodical approach to every project I work on based on years of experience of finding effective ways of checking text.
I am able to learn and use various forms of software to proofread or 'cleanse' data. When I worked on the Travis Perkins Trade Product...
The products and prices in this leaflet are time sensitive and can change frequently throughout the schedule right up until the final print date.
When I took on this project, little did I know that I'd be immersed in tape, glue, cereal boxes and paint for several days.
For this writing project, I re-lived the era of the Mullet, New Romantics and the Rubik Cube.
After munching my way through a few home-baked cupcakes (well I had to check the recipes, right?), I managed to check a total of 15...
I love copy-editing recipes, working through the ingredients and method for consistency and style, as well as ensuring that the steps are easy to follow.
I initiated ideas for new titles, wrote sales material, briefed external design teams and maintained the editorial quality across a series of Travel Guides.
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Words of praise from colleagues and clients
"We have found her very personable and easy to work with..."
"Diane Ashmore is a superb proofreader, writer and editor..."
"A thorough editor and proofreader..."
"...And she's never knowingly without a cup of tea."