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A freelance editor, I specialize in fiction but I've worked on non-fiction as well as web copy, corporate literature, and non-profit materials. I also edit and write for the group blog Magnificent Nose, which covers many topics but gravitates towards articles about writing and reading.

I'm also a lyricist; a guitarist for the band Baroque & Hungry; and I'm a touring cyclist.

You can contact me about editing matters here. (Please don't use this form for Stack Exchange business; instead, ping me in chat.)


Feb
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accepted Resources: Dictionaries of Australian English
Feb
26
comment Resources: Dictionaries of Australian English
Thanks, this is extremely helpful. Are you familiar with the different editions? Which would be best for checking common words used in web copy?
Feb
26
comment Resources: Dictionaries of Australian English
Thanks! Are there any freely available resources as well?
Feb
26
asked Resources: Dictionaries of Australian English
Feb
25
comment How should I capitalise headlines for professional Web writing? (Sentence case vs title case)
Tag created. Not sure how much use it'll get, though.
Feb
25
revised How should I capitalise headlines for professional Web writing? (Sentence case vs title case)
edited tags
Feb
25
revised How should I capitalise headlines for professional Web writing? (Sentence case vs title case)
edited tags; edited tags
Feb
25
comment Story resolution issue - A symbolic gift for two new friends
@JohnSmithers Great, question re-opened.
Feb
24
reviewed Needs Improvement Is there a great manual for technical and scientific writing?
Feb
24
reviewed Excellent What does “telling and not showing” mean?
Feb
24
reviewed Satisfactory Create and publish collection of public domain poems from 19th century
Feb
24
reviewed Needs Improvement What is a reasonable amount of time to spend writing a product overview?
Feb
24
reviewed Satisfactory Does this opening relate to the message?
Feb
24
reviewed Satisfactory Is it legal to use an old painting on the cover of a book?
Feb
24
reviewed Needs Improvement Can the term “Glorified delivery” be used to signify giving birth?
Feb
24
reviewed Excellent tinyURL seen as risky by readers?
Feb
24
reviewed Satisfactory Dates and numbers in newspaper articles
Feb
24
comment Story resolution issue - A symbolic gift for two new friends
@Standback - have edited the question to bring it in line with the meta thread on questions fishing for ideas.
Feb
24
revised Story resolution issue - A symbolic gift for two new friends
Removed wordage asking for specific ideas
Feb
24
comment Story resolution issue - A symbolic gift for two new friends
@JohnSmithers - An extended answer like that would actually answer this question without telling Leo what to write. Would you write it up if we can think of a way to edit this question?