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"The difference between the right word and the almost right word

is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug."

—Mark Twain



Copyediting: Twenty years’ experience ensuring the internal consistencies of texts; checking for and correcting errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, format, and style.


Proofreading: Twenty-two years’ experience controlling text accuracy and quality through the many steps of the production process.


Substantive Editing: Twenty-two years’ experience objectively critiquing texts for content, accuracy, tone, organization, and presentation.

Member of the
Editors' Association of Canada


Editors’ Association of Canada, Toronto Branch (ongoing, since 2003), Seminars for Editors


George Brown College (2010),

Instructing Adults Seminar


MagNet Conference (2009), Seminars for Communicators


Ryerson Polytechnic University (1997), Copy Editing Program


Banff School of Fine Arts (1995), Book Publishing Program


University of King’s College/Dalhousie University (1991–1995), English Literature Degree, Advanced Major

T 416.737.1399  / / © 2019 by Kelly Jones

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