Laura Long has provided valuable and high-quality editorial services for my book, "The Culture of Excess." Her editing was most instrumental in developing the final product for correctness and clear expression of ideas and point of view. Her services are comprehensive and she is a professional who is easy to work with."
-J.R. Slosar, PhD
Wordsworth Editorial Services is like a stage manager or director who brings out the very best in your expression so that the spotlight shines on your ideas. You can depend on Wordsworth Editorial Services to respect your ideas, your message, and your unique style. And you can count on us to handle all of your documents and ideas in strictest confidence. Our business is about your message, your communication with your clients or your readers. The result? You will gain the respect of your clients/readers, enhance your reputation, and reach your communication goals.
Wordsworth's philosophy and work ethic comes from years of experience and training in daily newspaper journalism. Laura A. Long, owner of Wordsworth Editorial Services, has a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and has worked the copy desk at three daily newspapers, edited a major daily newspaper's Sunday arts and entertainment section, and managed a cadre of reporters. In that fast-paced
environment, Ms. Long has learned to handle copy quickly, accurately, and carefully - always respecting the writer's voice as well as the integrity of the message.
In addition, Ms. Long has a Master of Science in Family Studies from Wheelock College, Boston, Mass., and has 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, specializing in parent education and initiatives to support early childhood education and youth development. She has written and/or edited books, texts, academic journal articles, grant proposals, educational brochures, newsletters, policy positions, and research reports in the fields of social science, economics, business and management, psychology, sociology, political science, education, law, medicine, and early childhood education.
As a generalist, Ms. Long has the skills to help you sharpen your written communication, ease any anxiety about a writing assignment, and feel confident about the results. She is a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association, the American Copy Editors Society, and the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors.
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