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specialist editor 

Al is a native English-Filipino speaker, a certified professional, and a professionally trained full-time freelance editor. She is a specialist in editing (developmental editing, copyediting, technical editing); proofreading; style reading; formatting; and translating (English-Filipino, vice versa) scholarly and nonfiction writing. Backed by her professional expertise, Al seeks constant training to improve. She successfully completed a course, Copy-Editing by Distance Learning, at The Publishing Training Centre in 2015, and earned her degree, B.A. Communication Arts, in 1993. For every payment received, Al diligently issues an official receipt duly authorized by the Philippine Bureau of Internal Revenue. Al attends to editorial work between Mondays and Fridays, as she frees up Saturdays and Sundays for family, worship, and rest. Thank you for your interest in her editorial services.
$37 USD/hr
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Specialist in editing (developmental editing, copyediting, technical editing); proofreading; style reading; formatting (MS Word, per style guide); and translating (English-Filipino, Filipino-English) scholarly and nonfiction writing 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

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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)