Lindsey W.
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Expert Copy Editor, Proofreader, and Writer (300+ Successful Projects)

Hi there! I am an American Native English copy editor and proofreader whose work has been used in/by some of the world's: - ✅ Leading book publishers and news publications (Simon & Schuster, BBC News, Forbes) - ✅ High ranking academic journals and institutions (ASCE Library, The US Chamber of Commerce, AAAS) - ✅ Top businesses, brands, and websites (PetSmart, Netflix Originals, PILOT Inc.) and I'm very excited to bring your own writing to life! I provide you with masterful copy editing, error-free proofreading, and professional formatting - all on a fast turnaround time. With me, you can be sure you're getting the highest quality English editing on the market. My editing process is done entirely by hand, combing through each word and every comma to expertly copy edit and transform your writing into the most professional, powerful, and engaging document possible. At the core of my success is the belief that writing is a way for us to communicate more than just words on a page. Through writing, we can tell powerful stories, captivate readers, and bring brand new ideas to life in vivid detail. This is where I come in, using my ability to help you as an author unlock your true potential, empowering you to reach out to your readers better than ever before. Each letter is essential, every pause is deliberate, and every period has a potential impact waiting to happen. I can't wait to show you just how excellent your writing can become! Some words from a few of my many happy clients: ⭐ - "Lindsey was EXCELLENT! I would highly recommend for any of your editing needs. Flexible, intelligent, highly skilled and all around a great person to work with!" ⭐ - "Lindsey did great work, my book went #1 in 12 Amazon Bestselling categories! and his finishing touches were a great investment!" ⭐ - "Lindsey is the quintessential editor. I could not recommend him more. Such a great guy to work with, very detailed, and eager to overdeliver. And overdeliver is what he did. You will not be disappointed by the level of skill and expertise he offers. One of the best people I've worked with here on Upwork." ⭐ - "I wish there were more stars to select. Lindsey is an AMAZING writer and editor. If you want your words to be up-level, hire Lindsey NOW. Thank you, Lindsey, for everything." ⭐ - "Lindsey is legit. He said he could tackle my problem editing with his xp and he most certainly did. Laid out his initial opinion and about the time it should take him then went to work. Not only was it effective, it was extremely prompt. If I ever need an editor again he will have first dibs. No question." ⭐ - "Always great working with Lindsey. Turnaround time is super quick and the work is high class." ⭐ - "I cannot say enough about Lindsey's ability to elevate my writing. If you want to communicate clearly and concisely, Lindsey is the writer and editor you need. Thank you again, Lindsey! :)" ⭐ - "As always, brilliant work. I can trust Lindsey with any writing project and know it will come back sounding and looking AMAZING!" Some examples of services I can provide, broken down by category: ACADEMIC: editing, proofreading and rewriting, including paper, dissertation, thesis, essay and research report revisions. APA 6 and 7, MLA, Harvard and Chicago Manual of Style formatting are all specialties that I can easily handle! ADMISSIONS: School and university admissions essay help, MBA, job application, resume and CV editing. Personal statements and statements of purpose. Whether you're on the job hunt, applying for residency, or tuning up your academic essay, I've got your back! AI: editing and bringing a human touch to enhance AI-generated writing BOOKS: fiction and non-fiction book editing and proofreading. Short story, epic novel or autobiography BUSINESS: correspondence (including B2B), marketing material and product text, as well as corporate websites, internal documents, email campaigns, content and news articles, sales and newsletters CRYPTO and IOT: Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, blockchain and IoT related content SCIENTIFIC and MEDICAL: Science and medical proofreading, copy editing and fact-checking TECHNICAL: Technical editing of internal documentation, manuals, whitepapers and reports WEBSITES: Website content editing and proofreading across all types of genres and design styles - AND MORE! (I'm also available on retainer for a small weekly fee! Ask me about my service plan!)
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  • Academic Editing
  • Line Editing
  • Book Editing
  • Business Editing
  • Medical Editing
  • Editing & Proofreading
  • Academic Proofreading
  • Web3
  • Content Editing
  • Proofreading Feedback