Joanne will translate your thoughts into words, and your words into flowing prose.

Whether it’s a brochure, article, annual report, or scholarly work, she can research it, edit it, re-write it, or create it from scratch. 

Here's why:

In Brief . . .

Joanne is an experienced editor, copy editor, translator, researcher, and writer with a focus on:
  • Travel

  • Luxury lifestyle

  • European culture and history (especially French)

  • International economic and political development

  • French-to-English translation

Plus . . .

  • Joanne is fluent in French, conversant in Spanish, and at an intermediate level in German.

  • She lived in France for a couple of years and has traveled to 30 countries in Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific.

  • She is proficient in MS Word and Quark (text) and is familiar with InDesign CS3 (mainly text).


For more details about Joanne's professional experience and education, click the on the appropriate links.


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Downtime in the Big Easy, 12/16/10

The British news site Periscope Post publishes travel pieces focusing on personal experiences during brief visits to destinations. This article is about the French Quarter in New Orleans, which Joanne visited in October, 2010.

A Visit to Bangalore, 7/13å/10

This article concerns a few days Joanne spent in Bangalore in the spring of 2010.

Incredible India: Mysore, 5/13/10

In the spring of 2010, Joanne also spent a few days in the southern Indian city of Mysore.

Shanghai Redux, 2/9/10 (also, 2/11/09, and, 2/17/10, as "Finding the Past in Modern Shanghai")

Joanne spent a few weeks in Shanghai in the spring of 2008. She later wrote this commentary on how the accelerated growth of Shanghai may be eclipsing its sense of history.

Click on the links below to see earlier publications for:


Trails & Waves

France Discovery Guide

France Insider's News

Martinique Promotion Bureau

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