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Sherry H
Editor #230
Nashville, TN
Joined 2/23/2016
4 Star Rating
10,556 Projects
Sherry is an English language specialist, with a master's degree and more than 25 years’ experience in the proofreading / copy editing field. Since 2010, Sherry has worked as a freelance copy editor and writer for Demand Media Studios (now Leaf Group), where she holds the position of senior copy editor. Her work has been published online on Livestrong, USA Today, San Francisco Gate, Modern Mom and many other sites, and in books published by Better Homes and Gardens and Lark Books.

Additionally, she is currently employed full-time as the proofreading supervisor at The Buntin Group, Nashville’s oldest advertising agency, as well as the largest agency in Tennessee and one of the largest in the Southeast, a position she's held for 13 years. She was senior proofreader / copy editor in the creative dept. at Affinion Group (now Franklin-Madison), the largest financial marketer in the world for more than 14 years.

She has edited work in almost every imaginable genre. She specializes in editing complex documents and is skilled at not only Word's track changes feature, but Adobe Acrobat's electronic mark-up tools.
Banking
Marketing
Article
Other
Garden
Kids/Family
Travel
Career
Construction

Specialties

Editing, copy editing, proofreading, fact-checking and research in any genre, any field, using AP Style, MLA Style, AMA or Chicago Style. She specializes in content rewriting, revising, shortening; developmental and content editing; editing English translations for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and word choice; “translating” British English into U.S. English; retaining/strengthening authorial voice. She considers herself an AP Style expert, and her TESOL certification is useful when editing writing by non-native speakers. She's an expert at marking up pdfs using electronic tools.

Based on her more than 25 years of experience and degrees, her specialties include: advertising, typography, design, marketing -- any type, but especially blog posts, marketing; literature, English and American; home improvement; jewelry and leather making; crafting in general, needlework, sewing; art and art history; history; music; film; politics; psychology; self-help; geography and earth science; cartography; and many, many others. You name it; Sherry has edited it or proofed it.

Interests

reading, travel, history, politics, literature, needlework, education, ESL, marketing, design, advertising, decorating, home improvement/renovation, art, movies, poetry, music, crafts, fashion

Other

3,226 Projects Completed

She's edited hundreds of home decor, decorating, renovation and home repair articles.

Marketing

1,134 Projects Completed

She currently works full-time at one of the largest advertising/marketing agencies in the South; she has edited hundreds of articles and posts in this field

Banking

1,033 Projects Completed

14 years as senior copy editor with largest financial marketing firm in the U.S.

Construction

604 Projects Completed

edited hundreds of articles and posts in this field, including Hunker, San Francisco Gate and other websites

Career

591 Projects Completed

edited hundreds of articles and posts in this field

Travel

577 Projects Completed

edited hundreds of articles and posts in this field for USA Today's travel section; also written these pieces

Kids/Family

511 Projects Completed

have written and edited hundreds of articles, including Modern Mom and other websites

Garden

501 Projects Completed

edited dozens of gardening articles for eHow, San Francisco Gate and other websites.

Article

2,379 Projects Completed

She's written and edited hundreds of articles, not only for WriterAccess, but also for USA Today, SF Gate, Modern Mom, Hunker, and many other websites.

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