Public sector and plain English editing and writing

Perfectly Write is the business name of Máire O'Dwyer. I set up the business in 2013 and now specialise in public sector, legal and technical copyediting; plain English; and copywriting. Below are my qualifications, sample client list, and professional memberships.

Academic qualifications

  • Solicitor's Professional Qualification, Law Society of Ireland
  • Post-graduate Diploma in European Law, University College Dublin
  • Bachelor of Civil Law, University College Dublin
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Computer Science, University College Dublin
  • eLearning essentials: Instructional design, Newcastle University, 2020
  • Plain English & Easy Read training

    • Writing Easy Read, Disability Equality Scotland, 2023

    • Plain English for editors, Chartered Institute Editing & Proofreading, 2020

    • Plain English business writing, Plain English Campaign, 2017

    Professional memberships and sample client list

    Editing training

    • Advanced copy-editing, Publishing Training Centre
    • Practical mark-up of PDFs, CIEP
    • Book jackets and blurb writing, Publishing Ireland
    • Non-fiction editing, Publishing Ireland
    • Editing in Word, Publishing Training Centre
    • Copy-editing: Introduction, progress, mentoring, CIEP
    • Basic proofreading, Publishing Training Centre