Editing Grammar, Spelling, and Style
If you want your product edited, but don’t feel equipped to do the job...relax. Mary Lib takes pride in catching errors and issues that slip by many others. In a recent text exchange regarding final proofreading of Desperate Trek: One Family’s Journey from Honduras to Texas, author Dr. Cindy Roman wrote, “I’m grateful for your eagle eye!...you found a LOT that I missed.”
Accurate spelling has been important to Mary Lib since elementary school. Throughout college and each career, Mary Lib was noted as an excellent communicator by instructors and peers. A former speech pathologist, Mary Lib is also a master of evaluating grammatical and syntactical constructs. She immediately recognizes when something just doesn’t sound right and brainstorms or researches until she discovers more pleasing alternatives.
Mary Lib uses the Chicago Manual of Style Online as necessary when creating and editing personal and business communications, personal profiles, and works of fiction, creative nonfiction, and nonfiction. The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary is a constant companion in the event a spelling question surfaces; the Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus is a click away so overused words can be avoided. The Associated Press Stylebook will be the go-to reference for your journalistic pursuits.
Trust your line editing and copyediting or proofreading needs to Mary Lib Morgan at Perfectly Penned. You will be pleased with the outcome; that's guaranteed!