EUSTACE, Deirdre, BA

Writer, editor, copy-editor, proofreader

2, The Old Surgery,
Church Hill,
Wicklow,
Co. Wicklow

t. 0404 64674
m. 087 220 1357
e. seasoul@eircom.net

Special interests:
Literature, fiction, education, the arts, religion, philosophy, social sciences.

Experience:
Eighteen years’ experience as writer, editor and proofreader, including: eleven years as a freelance writer, copy-editor and proofreader with Network Publishing; two years as in-house writer and copy-editor with Leinster People newspaper; five years in-house proofreading and editing with National Irish Bank’s legal department; twenty years as creative writer/tutor. Work published in Ireland, the UK and America.

Author:
If I Trust In You (Hawk Hill Publishing, 2009); This Above All (currently under negotiation with publisher).

Work undertaken:
Editing, copy-editing and proofreading; writing, rewriting, ghostwriting, readers’ reports, reviews, manuscript evaluation.

Examples:
Editing: Chamber of Commerce review (2006) and small business profiles (2007) for South East Business magazine; editing and proofreading Religious Directory for Network Publishing (2007) Writing, researching and editing articles for Mentor Magazine (1996-2007).

Freelance proofreading and editing: Veritas Publications (2008); Editing and Proofreading with Outside the Box Learning Resources; Editing and proofreading with Learning Horizons; Editing and proofreading Primary School Policies with Newtown National School (2007-2011); Rewriting, writing, editing and proofreading various independent publications including You Are The Limiting Factor, Blaise Brosnan (2008); If I Trust in You, Deirdre Eustace (2009); This Above All, Deirdre Eustace; The Tight B*****d’s Guide To Life, PJ Moore (2013). Writer/contributor for various publications, including White Star Magazine, Ireland’s Own, Mentor Magazine, Coast to Comeragh Magazine.