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Robyn Kent

RAK Editing Services

PO Box 242 GOLDEN BEACH QLD 4551
Tel: 0417 118 548
Email: robyn@rakediting.com.au
Website: www.rakediting.com.au


Availability

Full time

Experience

IPEd Accredited Editor
Thesis and academic editing.
Reports for clients in the resources sector, with input from engineers, geologists, water chemistry experts, biologists and historians.
Editing newsletters and short stories.
Teaching experience from birth to senior secondary, specialising in early childhood and special education (hearing impairment).


Computing capabilities

MS Office 2010
PerfectIt3 Pro Edition - proofreading software for MS Word


Qualifications

Accredited Editor (AE), Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd)
Graduate Certificate in Editing and Publishing, University of Southern Queensland
Graduate Diploma in Special Education (Hearing Impairment), Griffith University
Diploma of Teaching (Primary/Preschool), Brisbane College of Advanced Education


Special skills

Creating consistency in documents with multiple authors. Recasting into plain English.
Working with writers whose first language is other than English.
Auslan (Australian Sign Language) skills.
Editing on screen or hard copy.


Freelance services offered

  • Copyediting
  • Proofreading
  • Research
  • Structural editing

Freelance product types

  • Annual and business reports
  • Books, non-fiction
  • Magazines, newsletters
  • Manuals
  • Marketing and promotional material
  • Reference and guidebooks
  • Short stories
  • Technical reports
  • Theses and academic reports

Freelance specialist areas

  • Biography
  • Business
  • Educational books: Primary
  • Educational books: Secondary
  • Environment
  • Family and local history
  • History
  • Technical material
  • Tourism and hospitality
  • Travel