Bethany P
Editor #37661
Joined 5/5/2016
3 Star Rating
625 Projects
Beth has taught children of all ages for over two decades. She's developed and implemented lesson plans for preschool through high school students. For fifteen years, Beth was self-employed as a medical transcriptionist in the fields of general surgery and psychology.

She spent time volunteering in the Human Resources Department at a local hospital, gaining business and management experience.

In 2017, she earned her Poynter ACES Certificate in Editing backed by the American Copy Editors Society.

Beth completed "Transcript Proofreading: Theory and Practiceā€¯ in 2016. This is a rigorous training course that required proofreading over 3,000 pages of court transcripts prior to graduation.

Currently, Beth enjoys writing fiction and blogging about the early days of author-hood. As of 2020, she's completed over 80 short stories and one young adult novel.
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Specialties

Beth currently has experience in the following areas:
Human Resource Management
Medical Terminology
Elementary and Secondary Education and Child Development
Freelance Business
Self-Employment
Fiction writing
Animal care
Senior care and aging issues
Publishing

Interests

Beth enjoys spending her free time writing creative stories and hunting antiques at local garage sales and flea markets. She serves as an active member of her church. She is an avid reader and collector of books. She has also inadvertently collected three rescue cats.

Education

Poynter News University

Beth earned the ACES editing certification through Poynter News University.

WMG Publishing and Advertising with SPF University

2018-present
Beth continues online and in-person workshops with professional career authors and master marketers for her own fiction writing. These skills naturally spill over to editing and proofreading for her clients.

Professional Career Development Institute

Completed in 1998, and put into practice for over fifteen years.

Health

190 Projects Completed

Beth worked for 15 years as a medical transcriptionist. This involved taking dictation, fixing grammar and word use errors, as well as editing for data accuracy.

Publishing

80 Projects Completed

Beth publishes her own fiction and assists other indie authors in their publishing endeavors. She's familiar with book cover design, interior formatting, and the complexities that writers face when they try to bring their work to market.

Kids/Family

30 Projects Completed

Beth manages the care of her aging loved ones, garnering real-world caregiver experience of hospitals, assisted living issues, medication management schedules, and more. She's written guides and blog posts on the matter.

Other

267 Projects Completed

Beth has years of experience writing and editing content for curriculum packages, worksheets, lesson plans, and educational guides for children of all ages.

Beth has written over 80 short stories, a novel, and publishes her own weekly blog.

Web Page

58 Projects Completed

Beth assisted a web developer in the design of her own websites. This included writing and editing the copy for each web page.

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