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freelance editor 

Al is a native English-Filipino speaker, a certified professional, and a professionally trained full-time freelance editor with over 25 years of editorial experience. She helps clients edit, proofread, and format written documents, such as books, e-books, journal articles, manuals, web content, as well as master's and doctoral dissertations. Other times, Al translates English text to standard, crisp Filipino. Al attends to editorial work and responds to emails between Mondays and Fridays, as she frees up Saturdays and Sundays for family, worship, and rest. For every payment received, Al diligently issues an official receipt duly authorized by the Philippine Bureau of Internal Revenue. Thank you for your interest in her editorial services.
$37 USD/hr
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Recent Reviews


editorial team member

Jan 2010

Contributing copyeditor of journal articles for FQS, a nonprofit open journal online based in Berlin

freelance editor

Jul 2008

Specialist in editing (developmental editing, copyediting, technical editing); proofreading; style reading; formatting (MS Word, per style guide); and translating text (English-Filipino, Filipino-English) of nonfiction writing APA editor of doctorate dissertations submitted to and approved by the American University, Australian Institute of Business, Lehigh University, and Walden University among other institutions Full time since 2008 | professionally trained | bilingual (English, Filipino)


Copy-Editing by Distance Learning at The Publishing Training Centre

2013 - 2015 (2 years)

B.A. Communication Arts

1989 - 1993 (4 years)

M.A. Media Studies major in Film (coursework and comp only)

2001 - 2008 (7 years)


CSC Certificate of Eligibility, Career Service Professional (1998)

Philippine Civil Service Commission

BIR Certificate of Registration, Freelance Editor (2009)

Philippine Bureau of Internal Revenue


The Filipino freelancers' guide to paying taxes and securing social benefits

Among the emergent churches in the Philippines and the reasons I left them

Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints. (Jude, verse 3)