Beyond the red pen

So apart from my mother, who else has looked at my words?

  • Mental Health interested parties of Better Mental Health Magazine, for my article about how the quality of sleep affects mental health "Catching zzzs for mental ease".
  • The thespians of Australian Stage Online for reviews
  • Online lovers (in the sense of computer interface!) of SitePoint for an article about eLearning accessibility
  • The stereo supporters of 2XX community radio's 'Communique' quarterly magazine
  • The students of University of Canberra for student magazine CUrio articles (jpg 511 KB)
  • The travellers of via Get There writing services for blogs
  • The perusers of The Weekend Australian, for This Life
  • Random readers of UC's 'First' Anthology, edition 2008
  • Editing a government department's intranet web pages for consistency, accessibility and plain English as a freelancer for Systemik Solutions
  • Rewriting course descriptions as a freelancer for Squiz for a university website.
  • Making content more engaging and clear
  • General articles at Articles Base and The Word
  • Featured in April 2010 ACTWrite Newsletter
  • Newsletter articles for Montagu Community Living
  • Articles for Australian Society for Technical Communication (NSW)
Instructional Design

And then there's my 'day job' as Clark Kent in the world of technical writing and instructional design:

  • Training Needs Analysis Reports
  • Training Management Plans
  • Course Outlines
  • Operator Manuals
  • Maintenance Manuals
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Manufacturing Process Instructions
  • Illustrated Parts Lists
  • Fact sheets
  • Compiled HTML help
  • Business analysis and business case reports
  • eLearning storyboards and reviews (PDF 228 KB)

And who has breathed a sigh of relief after I fixed embarrassing and dodgy spelling errors:

  • Multinational engineering firm who needed contract deliverables given the final editing polish, via Cognesis Contractors
  • Copyediting of Issues 7 and 8 of Konekt's Customer Konektions newsletters
  • The Mental Health Foundation ACT for Annual Reports published in 2008 and 2009 to do copyediting
    Montagu Community Living in Tasmania for Annual Reports published in 2013 and 2014 to do copyediting
  • RPDE for annual reports and newsletters as the managing editor
  • Overworked and frazzled post-grad students for thesis copyediting

Weekend Australian

ASTC Newsletter

Plain English re-write

CUrio - University of Canberra

Manual on Technical Writing