Sylvie Alvarez
Editorial Services

- Testimonial -

"Sylvie's editing service was most helpful to me while writing the final drafts of my masters project.  She provided a readability review with comments, as well as assisted with editing and technical formatting of my document.  I would use Sylvie's services again and know that she will provide valuable editing services in any situation.  Highly recommended."

   Randy S.
   Duke University Alumni


Highlights of Qualifications
  • Twelve years of experience editing, copyediting, proofreading, technical editing, and formatting.
  • BA in English and French
  • Competency in a variety of software applications, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe Creative Suite, FrameMaker, WordPerfect
  • Utilized the following style manuals for editing: U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), CBE/CSE, AP, APA, and MLA.
  • Extensive experience editing government/military and technical/scientific publications, as well as business proposals and training manuals.

Areas of Competence
  • Military and government publications
  • Technical training manuals and training materials
  • Business and grant proposals
  • Magazine and news articles
  • Electronic newsletters
  • Research papers and white papers
  • Masters degree theses and projects
  • Almanacs
  • Brochures

Recent Clients
  • Art Mag, Charleston, SC
  • Poi Dog Productions, Haleiwa, HI
  • Team Warrior Body, Guam
  • Pollyanna F., Honolulu, HI
  • Randy S., Guam

  • Double BA in English and French, Converse College, SC
  • French studies, Centre d'Avignon and l'Université d'Avignon, France

Related Work Experience
  • Sylvie Alvarez Editorial Services, 2007-present
  • Copy Editor, Art Mag, 2007-present
  • Outreach Specialist, FOCUS (Families Overcoming Under Stress) Project, 2009-2010
  • Key Volunteer, MCAS New River, 2007-2009
  • Editorial Consultant, Write On Time, 2001-2003
  • Managing Editor, Darnell Group, 1999-2001
  • Editor, Booz Allen & Hamilton, 1997-1998

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