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.