Continuing Education

Melanie Austin

A doctorate in English, Melanie M. Austin taught college-level courses in writing and literature for two decades before beginning her freelance editing business in 2006. In December 2009 she earned a certificate from S-TESL. During the past five years, she has taught ESL, worked as a language skills tutor, and edited everything from marketing brochures to book-length manuscripts. Along the way, she has learned a few editing tricks that anyone who writes professionally or for fun needs to know.

Courses Taught

Proofreading-Review of Common Writing Errors-KCT

Be confident in proofreading and editing documents by reviewing the most common writing errors that cause problems for even the best writers. Spot errors in grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, tone, and word usage with hands-on exercises. This course will help you create error-free documents that reflect a positive image of the writer and the organization.

Learn more about Proofreading-Review of Common Writing Errors by visiting the CE blog.

Th 1pm–4pm Feb 22 (1 session) $79.00
On Campus: CC Bldg, Room 3350 (Main Campus, Map)
9600 College Way N Seattle WA 98103
Winter Quarter
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