My name is Natalia and I am a Toronto-based freelance copy editor, proofreader, and writer.
My specific areas of expertise include structural/substantive editing, stylistic/line editing, copy editing, and proofreading.
In addition, article writing, blog posts, and other writing projects are more than welcome.
• Member of Editors Canada
• Can edit for tone, conciseness, and plain language while following Editors Canada guidelines
• Excellent command of the English language, with a strong focus on grammar
• Proficient in Chicago, MLA, and APA style guides
• Knowledgeable of proofreaders'' marks in Adobe Acrobat and Track Changes in Microsoft Word
I am a graduate of Simon Fraser University’s prestigious Editing Certificate Program and have attended Ste. Anne’s University, York University, and Athabasca University as well.
My work experience is diverse and ranges from editing agricultural import catalogues and non-fiction books, to writing travel articles.
Although all types of projects are welcome, I specialize in the humanities, including literature, history, sociology, and politics.
Additionally, I am a native speaker of English and Ukrainian, with intermediate Spanish skills, and beginner skills in Polish and French. I welcome communication/correspondence in English, Ukrainian, or Spanish, however only complete work in English.
I am hard-working and detail-oriented. Completing projects in an efficient and timely manner is my highest priority.
I look forward to working on your project!