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Welcome to the Erudite Pen

I provide a comprehensive range of services: 

Copyediting Substantive Editing Verification Editing Proofreading
 Thesis Editing  Web Based Editing  ESL Editing  Desktop Publishing

Let me add value to your work by correcting mistakes before they cost you time, money and reputation. 

If you are a/an:

I can assist you in refining your communication and creative expression.

Why use an editor?

The use of an editor ensures your work is functional and fit for its intended purpose and audience. Errors in grammar, punctuation, spelling and appropriate language use can undermine your credibility and confuse your readers so that your intended communication is lost or misunderstood.

Editors are also invaluable when it comes to writer blindness. This form of blindness is a major threat to your integrity. It occurs when you become immersed in writing something and can no longer see errors and problems. This affects every writer, regardless of education and experience. Your brain becomes so familiar with your material that as you read it automatically corrects any errors.

Unfortunately, for writers attempting to edit and proofread their own work, the brain sees what it expects to see, not what is actually there.

Editors provide a fresh set of objective eyes as they have not been immersed in creating your work. This is vital to detecting errors and omissions; it also ensures that language conventions are complied with and readership and publication goals are achieved.

I can help you to get your message across in language that is clear, concise, well expressed and consistent while retaining your own unique voice.

Learn more about me and the value I can add to your work.

Juliette is able to take multiple resources that might appear to be different, and find a commonality between them. That is one of the key points of a good writer. Her thesis and dissertation efforts reflect her tremendous skill as an academic researcher, writer and editor.” Dr. Sandra Bond, Thesis Advisor, University of Metaphysics

"I highly recommend Dr Juliette Lachemeier's services as an editor. She is very well-organised, pays great attention to detail and is very professional in her approach to editing. Juliette is highly qualified as an editor and meticulously keeps her skills up to date.Juliette is also very approachable and friendly, and has been a great addition to my business. It is always a pleasure working with her." Dr Gloria Webb, Managing Director of Jabiru Publishing