Quezon City, National Capital Region, Philippines
“To write well is to think well. Good writing lets us focus on the message we want to get out to the world.”
BS Business Management Major in Legal Management
Ateneo de Manila University
Favorite referencing style
My favorite referencing styles are Harvard and APA.
Why I became an editor
Since I was a kid, I've been fascinated by language. To this day, I continue to be surprised and delighted by the intricacies of English and how it's constantly evolving to help us express ourselves better.
No matter how busy I am with work or studying, I always find time to read and write. A few years ago, I started proofreading and editing to improve my own writing skills while helping others communicate their ideas effectively.
Background and experience
Natural curiosity and a wide range of interests have taken me to different places and jobs. I've been a restaurant and hotel manager, a business owner, and a scuba diving instructor. In each of these jobs, I took responsibility for writing and editing business correspondences, press releases, and newsletters.
In recent years, I've focused more on proofreading and editing articles for various websites, with an emphasis on search engine optimization.
Why I love proofreading and editing
Having written many research papers, business letters, and blog articles myself, I know how difficult it can be. I've always appreciated an extra pair of eyes to find mistakes and improve my work. I now do the same for others, and it gives me a great deal of satisfaction.
Also, proofreading and editing have broadened my horizons by exposing me to different topics that I wouldn't have otherwise read about.