Barbara P. specializes in all business-related editing with particular focus on finance, accounting, and marketing. She has copyedited and proofread a variety of theses and dissertations, many in the field of education. In addition, she finds enjoyment reading works of fiction, especially historical fiction, and is proficient in the use of the Chicago Manual of Style. She is knowledgeable in the area of food allergies having a son with multiple food-based allergies, which cultivated an acquisition of the culinary arts and diet-focused living. As a result of Barbara’s wide range of interests, she has obtained the versatility and knowledge required to edit and proofread on a variety of topics.
Barbara P. finds pleasure in many of the simple things in life. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, taking walks with her dog, snuggling up with a good book, drawing, and painting. She spends other leisure time sailing on the bay, baking and cooking, learning languages, working out, listening to music, and dancing. She loves to travel and has toured much of the United States and Europe.
Barbara P. continues to provide confidential proofreading services for a medium-sized CPA firm. She reviews financial reports and their related notes and letters for businesses of various sizes.
Barbara P. worked for a pharmaceutical company for ten years. In addition to her responsibilities as an accountant and manager of the finance department, she reviewed financial reports, annual reports, budgets, advertising and promotion reports, and research and development reports.
Barbara was a freelance proofreader for roboticmagazine.com. In this capacity, she proofread articles written by various authors. She has proofread training course material for the PE civil exam for engineers as well.
Barbara P. has copyedited a book on teaching methodology. She has also edited many theses and dissertations in the field of education.
Barbara P. has edited advertisements, letters, and recruitment material for a wellness center. She has also proofread reports for persons with developmental disabilities. She has edited many dissertations including one on seniors with diabetes and another on children's mental health.
Barbara P. has edited marketing materials for several small businesses both domestically and internationally. She proofread blogs and a website for an event planning company.
Barbara P. has proofread and copyedited works for an independent publisher and for authors. These works include novels, short stories, books of poetry, and children's books.
Barbara P. has proofread the contents of blogs for small businesses.
Barbara P. has proofread financial reports and letters for businesses.
In addition, she has proofread and edited theses and dissertations for masters and doctoral candidates.
Barbara P. has proofread and edited articles for an online magazine.
Barbara P. has proofread web pages for small businesses.
Barbara P. has proofread and copyedited both fiction and nonfiction books.
Barbara P. has proofread annual reports for a pharmaceutical company.