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Anne-Cathrin Rost

German copy-editor and proofreader

Moves to Plaisance-du-Touch

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Location and geographical scope

Plaisance-du-Touch, France
Can work in your office at
  • Plaisance-du-Touch and 50km around




Skills (10)

Anne-Cathrin in a few words

Professional German editor and proofreader with a degree in German linguistics, literature and expert knowledge of the German language. I have several years of experience working in different German publishing businesses. I am now a full-time freelancer based in France.
I can proofread any text in German and edit book manuscripts in a wide range of genres. I am likewise capable of conducting research, checking translations from English or French or translating myself, I can write PR texts, typeset, and do final layout checks. I have a basic knowledge of graphic design and press laws/copyright.
In addition, I am fluent in English, both in speaking and writing, and I have a good degree of the French language. I love working with international clients and colleagues.

I will copy edit your text in accordance with
- modern German orthography
- typographic rules
I will ensure the correctness and uniformity of
- grammar and sentence structure
- technical terms and proper names

- apply inhouse styles and spelling recommendations
- check the correctness of expressions and idioms
- eliminate superfluous words and passages
- make suggestions to improve language and style, bearing in mind the type of text and target group
- re-write passages if required
- check translations from English and French for faithfulness
- pay special attention to headlines etc.
- check the uniformity of layout and graphic elements
- check the correct usage of typeset rules
- check correct hyphenation
- conduct online research to check facts and figures

Websites, online content, blog articles, whitepapers, academic papers, slides and PowerPoint presentations, brochures, flyers, newsletters, emails, catalogues, magazines, apps, games, manuals, guides, manuscripts, textbooks, novels, novellas

I love helping clients on their journey to a text that is ready for publishing. Gladly contact me for more details.


Stegenwaller Enterntainment Group

Publishing Market


Essen, Germany

December 2017 - December 2019

- Correcting magazines with regard to grammar, spelling, punctuation, style and layout
- Checking, researching and documenting correctness of content in accordance with publishing standards
- Checking and approving print-ready pages in coordination with editors and graphics departments

Scientific Publishing Services

Publishing Market

Springer Cross-cultural internship in India, copyediting German books

Chennai, India

August 2016 - February 2017

• technical proofreading and editing of German manuscripts with MS Office and XML according to Springer’s Standard Style
• quality checks of manuscripts, editing indices
• creating a German word data base for spell check automation
• supporting colleges on language-related questions in various pre-press stages, translating queries & errata, phrasing emails
• conducting weekly German language training on level B1/B2

Thüringische Sommerakademie


Assistance in cultural management and public relations

Böhlen, Germany

June 2016 - July 2016

• support in organizing, advertising & holding cultural events
• administrative tasks in the office, maintaining the website •creating and distributing advertising material, writing and sending press release texts and programmes
• supporting and managing in-house course participants & guests


Education & E-learning

Private tutoring in English

Weimar, Germany

February 2016 - May 2016

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