Bríana Walsh

Editor, proofreader, copywriter
  • Member Since, October 3, 2018
  • Experience 6 - 7 Years
  • Languages English
  • Education Levels Master’s Degree
  • Professional Bodies Society for Editors and Proofreaders
  • Willing to Sign a Non Disclosure Yes
A friendly, honest, and knowledgeable editorial service offering consultancy, proofreading, copy editing, and copy writing. Since 2012 I have worked in various fields including tourism, academia, website editing, editorial consultation, and with various businesses, academics, and authors. 

Specialisms

Article Writer, Blog Writer, Book Publishing, Content Writer, Copy Editor, Copy Writer, Creative Writer, Editing, Editors, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Press Release Writer, Proof Reading, Proofreader, Proposal Writer, Research, SEO - Search Engine Optimisation, Typing Service

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts (English and History) First Class Honours
    2002 - 2009 Mary Immaculate College (University of Limerick)

    • (I took a break from 2003 to 2006 due to illness)
    • Year 1: English / History / Computer Studies / Media Studies / Irish Heritage Studies
    • Year 2: English / History / Computer Studies
    • Year 3: English / History
    • Final Year Project: ‘An Investigation into the Supernatural Aspects of Gothic Fiction 1784–1897’

  • Master of Arts (Research)
    2009 - 2011 Mary Immaculate College (University of Limerick)

    • Thesis: ‘Defining the Characteristics of Irish Female Gothic Fiction through a Study of the Work of Regina Maria Roche and Sydney Owenson’
    • Presented my paper: ‘“Howl”: Investigating the Appropriation of the Banshee Figure by Irish Female Gothic Author Sydney Owenson in her works The Wild Irish Girl and The Missionary, at the Emerging Voices English Postgraduate Conference in Mary Immaculate College, May 20th, 2010

  • Copy-Editing 1 Certificate (Online) 2017 Proofreading 1 Certificate (Online) 2016 Proofreading 2 Certificate (Online) 2016
    2016 - 2017 Society for Editors and Proofreaders

  • Diploma in Creative Writing (Distinction)
    2004 - 2005 Kilroy’s College, Wentworth House, Grand Canal St., Dublin 2.

    Distance Learning

  • Certificate in Advanced Creative Writing 2006
    2006 - 2006 Limerick Senior College, Mulgrave St., Limerick.

  • Editing and Proofreading Course
    2018 - 2018 Proofreading Academy

    Units included:

    • Editing and Proofreading: An Introduction
    • The Basics of Microsoft Word
    • Common Spelling Mistakes
    • Common Grammar Mistakes
    • Common Punctuation Mistakes
    • Other Common Errors
    • Proofreading in Practice: Style
    • Proofreading in Practice: Academic Writing
    • Proofreading in Practice: Academic Referencing
    • Formatting in Microsoft Word

Work Experience

  • 01-04-2017 - 10-09-2018
    Website Editor

    • Updating and editing the contents of the UL Law School website
    • Proofreading and formatting lecturer’s notes for the academic year

  • 01-01-2016 - Present
    Proofreader

    • Proofreading and formatting academic texts across many disciplines for native and non-native English speakers

  • 01-01-2016 - 01-01-2017
    Editor

    guide. 

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  • 01-06-2013 - 01-02-2015
    Assistant Editor

    • Writing copy for tourist guides
    • Researching places of interest
    • Creating and maintaining large customer databases
    • Editing listings written by freelance agents
    • Proofreading the guide once finalised
    • Managing sales and keeping detailed records

  • 01-01-2009 - 01-01-2010
    Writer

    Researching and writing for the Limerick 2020 City of Culture Campaign.

    • Writing and posting news items to the website
    • Interviewing the \"People of Limerick\" and writing campaign articles

  • 01-06-2017 - 01-09-2018
    Copy-Editor

    • Limerick Music Throughout the Decades documents the history of the people of Limerick and their love of music.

  • 01-05-2018 - 01-09-2018
    Proofreader

  • 01-04-2017 - 01-07-2017
    Copy Editor

Professional Bodies

Society for Editors and Proofreaders

Willing to Sign a Non Disclosure

yes

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