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  • Technical Editing & Document Formatting

    $65/hr Starting at $65

    Dr. Oswald provides writing, editing, and formatting services to clients throughout the U.S. and e-mails documents right to them. She has over 20 years writing and editing experience, and has specialized...

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  • Forms Design and Editing

    $50/hr Starting at $50

    15 years experience designing, creating, editing, and selling thousands of government (mostly federal) and business forms in Microsoft Word (which look just like the government’s PDFs), as well as numerous...



Technical editor and writer with over 28 years of experience; also published many books and articles, including a company style guide.

For the last 28+ years, I have focused on technical editing, writing, and document design and formatting, providing the following services:
? Technical editing and proofreading
? Proposal writing, editing, and formatting
? Document formatting and design
? Newsletter writing and designing
? Literature review and report researching and writing
? Style guide writing
? Web site writing and designing
? Forms designing
? Expert in Microsoft Word and Excel
I have MA and Ph.D. degrees in English, as well as a degree in Computer Information Technology and the following certificates: Desktop Publishing & Design, Office Technology, and Microsoft Office Support Specialist.
My experience includes the following:
? two years as a technical writer and editor for a group of agricultural publications
? six years editing engineering reports and proposals for engineering and environmental firms, including Bristol Environmental and Engineering, Oil Spill Consultants, Montgomery Watson, EMCON Alaska, Woodward Clyde, CH2M Hill, and LCMF
? three years editing technical articles for Aster Publishing; subject areas included pharmacology, Global Positioning Systems, Geographic Information Systems, biology, AutoCAD, and health care
? Two years as copy editor and writer for newspapers, including Business News Alaska, Petroleum News Alaska, the Kodiak Daily Mirror, the Alaska Journal of Commerce, and the Alaska Oil and Gas Reporter
? seven years experience teaching scientific and technical writing at the university level
? one year researching, conducting interviews, and writing technical reports, articles, and book chapters in the education field
? one year editing educational materials and Washington Geographic Alliance publications in Washington
? over ten years experience writing articles for publication in various magazines and newspapers, as well as researching and writing a dissertation for my Ph.D. in English

Work Terms

Available 7 days a week
Please contact via email (
Usually a quick turnaround; average formatting and editing time is 6 double-spaced pages per hour.

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