Shana is able to take complex issues and break them down so they are easy to understand.

Brenda Southam, CAE
, Executive Officer
Real Estate Institute of BC

Developmental Editing and Project Management
Developmental editing is the development of a publication project from an early stage. This includes developing the concept and identifying the content and resources needed to produce the project.

Project management often goes hand in hand with developmental editing. This includes the management of resources to bring a project to completion. Examples of project management responsibilities include: budget, sub-contractors, printing.

Structural Editing
Structural editing is editing to assess and shape material to improve its organization and content.

Stylistic Editing
Stylistic editing is editing to clarify meaning, improve flow, and smooth language. This level of editing also addresses plain language.

Copy Editing
Copy editing is editing to ensure correctness, consistency, accuracy, and completeness. This includes editing for grammar, spelling, punctuation and other mechanics of style.

Proofreading is examining material after layout to correct errors in textual and visual elements.

Document Design and Layout
Document design is the organization and presentation of text and images in a visually pleasing manner to effectively communicate a message. Document design utilizes design software (Adobe InDesign) to produce the result, ready for print or online publication.

Content development, rewriting or refreshing content, and writing for online audiences.

Shana is the writer you can only hope to find.

Alexandre Hebert, 
Energy and Sustainability Manager
British Columbia Institute of Technology

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