About  Perfectly Write/Máire O'Dwyer

Perfectly Write is the business name of Máire O'Dwyer. I set up the business in 2013 and now specialise as a public sector, legal and technical copywriter and editor, although I also undertake work in other fields. My qualifications and professional memberships are listed here.

Professional memberships

Academic qualifications

  • Post-graduate Diploma in Computer Science, University College Dublin
  • Solicitor's Professional Qualification, Law Society of Ireland
  • Post-graduate Diploma in European Law, University College Dublin
  • Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL), University College Dublin

Editing qualifications and CPD

  • Plain English for editors, Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading
  • Plain English business writing, Plain English Campaign
  • eLearning essentials: instructional design, Flex Labs
  • Advanced PerfectIt, Cadman Training
  • Practical mark-up of PDFs, Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading
  • Book jackets and blurb writing, Publishing Ireland
  • Non-fiction editing, Publishing Ireland
  • Editing in Word, Publishing Training Centre
  • Advanced copy-editing, Publishing Training Centre
  • Copy-editing: Mentoring,  Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading
  • Copy-editing: ProgressChartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading
  • Copy-editing: Introduction,  Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading
  • Basic proofreading by distance learning, Publishing Training Centre