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Just completed a 12-book series (Stages 1 to 6) on International Global Perspectives for a UK publisher.
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Western Cape
South Africa
Cape Town
Copyeditor, Editor, Indexer, Proofreader, Researcher, Translator, Writer
Books, Consumer Magazines
Consumer issues, Education, Fiction, Food, General, Health

I am currently freelancing from Cape Town, South Africa. I am a PEG (Professional Editors Guild) Accredited Text (ATE) Editor. My work includes cookbook proofreading (and over-writing of recipes), fiction and non-fiction editing, proofreading and indexing. I have worked on many educational books and the subject level is from Primary/ Junior/ KS3/ Secondary/ High/ AQA to College level: research, overwriting, writing, editing, proofreading, indexing, artwork commissioning, taxonomy and a variety of other duties, on a wide range of subjects (Mathematics, English, Child care, Life Skills and many others). I have worked on a number of cookbooks, coffee table books and journals. In addition: translation of books and articles from German to English in a variety of fields.
Prior to this, freelanced in the UK; worked at HarperCollins Publishers (Collins Education, London) for three years: writing, overwriting, research, editing, proofreading, and indexing; am still freelancing for Collins Education and various other UK companies.
Before moving to the UK, worked at FAIRLADY magazine for many years, researching and writing consumer articles (SAAFost and Mondi award winner 1996-1998). Left to become freelancer - mainly for publishers in the general and educational fields (Grades R-12): project management, editing, proofreading, indexing, glossaries. Co-author of material for four books: (Environmental Studies Grades 2 and 3 and Hospitality Studies Grades 11 and 12). Also: consumer journalism/investigation and research, and updating of websites (Media24's Food24 and Smartnews).

Just completed a 12-book series (Stages 1 to 6) on International Global Perspectives for a UK publisher.