Saving your copy from extinction, one word at a time
Copy • Blogs • Articles
Name: Writosaurus Mex
Strength: lightning fast touch typing (only marginally slower than the flow of ideas)
Habit: climbing the ladder of abstraction in search of the universal in the minutiae
Clear •Accurate •Consistent
Strength: eats comma splices, split infinitives, and superfluous adjectives for breakfast
Weakness: Oxford commas
Habit: enhancing readability
Typos • Format • Style
Strength: can spot a missing full stop from a mile away
Weakness: define weakness
Habit: dotting i’s and crossing t’s, then checking—just in case—one last time
WordOSaurus is a writing and editing service for those who are short of words or lost for words, or who have the words but want more than Microsoft®Word’s spellchecker for a once-over.
Mek—our chief WordOSaurus—is a writer, editor, blogger, engineer, and sometime *cake-baker. A thick-skinned herbivore who resembles a friendly stegosaurus, Mek thrives in cool climates, gets excited at the sight of a red pen, uses her ferocious growl sparingly, and is partial to the Oxford comma. She has an honours degree in chemical engineering and has undertaken extensive writing and editing training through the Writers’ Studio and The Good Copy. In 2020, she completed the first year of her Associate Degree in Professional Writing and Editing at RMIT. Mek has flexed her writing and editing muscles as a technical author and communication officer in the Australian Public Service. She is a proud member of the Institute of Professional Editors.
Mek is a meticulous editor. She balances her in-depth understanding of grammatical conventions with the author’s creative vision. Mek knows when to step in and make suggestions in a clear and empathetic manner. Her edits on my work are always insightful and thought-provoking (and she kindly overlooks my penchant for hyphens). With experience in both fiction and non-fiction writing across a broad spectrum, Mek is in a great position to help guide your writing to its intended audience. I would have no qualms recommending Mek for your writing or editing requirements.