Editing


Sometimes we just need an extra pair of eyes to proofread or a more comprehensive edit, especially as non-native speaker.

 

Samples of my work: 
–  BusinessController.nu where I edit their English language Financial tests
– ” Tomorrow is today” by Joan Hoexum: I translated Dutch / English and edited the english book
–  ISS corporate brochure: I re-wrote the English version 2017
– PhD Thesis Thomas Pistorius: editing
– Thesis Annemarie van Hekken: editing
– ” 8 Secrets why Women are better traders”
 Price and Procedure:
Contact me to discuss what you are looking for.
Testimonials:
“Looking back, I am very happy to have engaged Julie Kennedy for help in getting the English versions of business documentation and websites redone,  as well as some translation work. We hesitated to get help again as traditionally you get invoices based on numbers of words translated and a translator who doesn’t grasp the thorough meaning and nuances of the text or business. Julie surprised us with direct and fast communication and full initiative in understanding our business.  Working with her was having another entrepreneur sitting next to us and simply doing what had to be done rather than what was asked for.
Paul Kramer
Entrepreneur /Owner www.businesscontroller.nu”
“I recommend Julie as an editor for academic and other pieces in English. Julie has helped me greatly as the English-editor of my reworking of my PhD-thesis for a book to be published by Palgrave Macmillan. Julie as a native speaker of English removed the Dutchness out of my English, and spotted exactly those pockets of ambiguity of meaning that keep the reader out of the reading flow. Extraordinarily she had no trouble understanding an intellectually demanding philosophical PhD-thesis in a domain which was not her own. Apart from her intellectual and language proficiency, she is a great pleasure to work with because she is flexible, understands the approach needed, and is great in planning and handling the process.
Thomas Pistorius, Author”
Julie heeft als native speaker mijn proefschrift ‘ontnederlandst’. Ze werkt snel, zorgvuldig en is in staat om een academische tekst te redigeren zonder de inhoud te veranderen. De samenwerking met haar was erg prettig en het resultaat is een dissertatie in mooi Engels.
Annemarie van Hekken
Managing Director at Lidewij & Spijker BV
It was such a pleasure to work with Julie on our brand new corporate brochure. With her meaningfull questions, an out-of-the-box way of looking at things and her cheerful approach, she added an important personal touch to the publication. We love the result.
Sandra Nijhof
Marketing and Communication Manager at the International institute for Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam
Julie translated and edited my book ‘Tomorrow is Today’ from Dutch to English. She did an extraordinary job ensuring that texts were organized and handed in timely for me to proof read. I found her to be trustworthy, dynamic, focused on outcome and above all, caring as if it were her own project. I knew Julie from WBII that she presides. She is quick-witted and makes for a fantastic public speaker. With Julie, you just know that what she does, she does it well and her heart is in it! I look forward to work with her again.
Joan Hoexum, Author, NLP trainer

 

Martine

Julie was my saviour in time of need. She is very enthusiastic in teaching. She liked helping me and she also liked the exercises I had to make (she liked them more than me!That’s why I dared to ask everything. I decided what we were going to do in the lessons and she prepared the texts I had sent to her. She is a professional and explained everything until it’s clear to me (100 times if she had to). Before I had Julie I saw the stuff I had to learn as a mountain that was too high to climb, but by doing it together with Julie I didn’t dread making the exercises anymore. It wasn’t just my English that has improved, but she gave me more self-confidence. She taught me to be proud of myself. Julie taught me two years until I finished Highschool (VWO) and I got the highest Mark I had ever had in English. My English is not flawless, but I’m not afraid of making mistakes anymore. Julie is a true person who takes you very serious. I would really recommend her.

Martine

2016-08-23T12:21:25+00:00

Martine

Julie was my saviour in time of need. She is very enthusiastic in teaching. She liked helping me and she also liked the exercises I had to make (she liked them more than me!That’s why I dared to ask everything. I decided what we were going to do in the lessons and she prepared the View Full →

Miranda Werkman

I can recommend Julie as an English teacher. She has taught me to feel confident with English again. With her weekly lesson she has prepared me for my new job where English was needed too. We had a lot of social talks, so I got the chance to speak in a relaxed way. She is a very enthousiastic and intelligent person so she is capable to inspire you very well.

Miranda Werkman

2016-08-24T12:28:45+00:00

Miranda Werkman

I can recommend Julie as an English teacher. She has taught me to feel confident with English again. With her weekly lesson she has prepared me for my new job where English was needed too. We had a lot of social talks, so I got the chance to speak in a relaxed way. She is View Full →

Lily-Ann Stroobach

'Julie is a regular co-presenter on Dutchbuzz and her knowledge of the international community in The Hague serves her well when talking about issues that matter to this sector. She has a lively interest in the entrepreneurs from this community and features them in her weekly column, "Passion & Purpose". Julie is able to think on her feet and manages to get the best out of her interviewees while enjoying the 'buzz' of live studio work.

For the past two years, Julie has been actively involved with the Dutchbuzz Team and we hope she will continue to share her lively personality on the show for some time to come.'

Lily-Ann Stroobach

2016-08-24T12:30:35+00:00

Lily-Ann Stroobach

‘Julie is a regular co-presenter on Dutchbuzz and her knowledge of the international community in The Hague serves her well when talking about issues that matter to this sector. She has a lively interest in the entrepreneurs from this community and features them in her weekly column, “Passion & Purpose”. Julie is able to think View Full →

Paul Kramer

Looking back, I am very happy to have engaged Julie Kennedy for help in getting the English versions of business documentation and websites redone,  as well as some translation work. We hesitated to get help again as traditionally you get invoices based on numbers of words translated and a translator who doesn’t grasp the thorough meaning and nuances of the text or business. Julie surprised us with direct and fast communication and full initiative in understanding our business.  Working with her was having another entrepreneur sitting next to us and simply doing what had to be done rather than what was asked for.
Paul Kramer
Entrepreneur /Owner www.businesscontroller.nu

Paul Kramer

2016-08-31T13:34:24+00:00

Paul Kramer

Looking back, I am very happy to have engaged Julie Kennedy for help in getting the English versions of business documentation and websites redone,  as well as some translation work. We hesitated to get help again as traditionally you get invoices based on numbers of words translated and a translator who doesn’t grasp the thorough View Full →

Victoria Ipri

"Julie Kennedy makes the impossible possible. Deeply rooted in family and service to her community, she embodies the ideal of the dynamic, have-it-all woman who, despite experiencing more than her share of life's ups and downs, always retains her calm demeanour, her gratefulness for life, and...yes, even her fighting spirit when necessary. Julie and I worked together on the book A Coach's Story and I recall being so impressed by these qualities, as well as her writing abilities, which aptly reflect the woman she is - intuitive, gracious, brave and intensely conscious of the world around her."

Victoria Ipri, Editor

2016-11-09T14:45:00+00:00

Victoria Ipri, Editor

“Julie Kennedy makes the impossible possible. Deeply rooted in family and service to her community, she embodies the ideal of the dynamic, have-it-all woman who, despite experiencing more than her share of life’s ups and downs, always retains her calm demeanour, her gratefulness for life, and…yes, even her fighting spirit when necessary. Julie and I View Full →