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About Us

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Our Mission

The Pocket-Sized Professor provides individualized writing and editorial support to academic, business, and non-fiction writers to ensure each work is accurate, polished, and accessible to the intended audience. PSP offers assistance at all stages of the writing process, from brainstorming to finishing touches.

Our Values

Competence

The Pocket-Sized Professor strives to provide the highest level of intellectual support and effective use of resources to help writers achieve mastery of their craft. If field-specific knowledge is required, we will locate and learn the necessary information to make your work a success.

Collaboration

No two authors or pieces of writing are the same, and they should not be treated as such. For this reason, we offer a tailored approach to editing in collaboration with each client. Every project is a unique opportunity to produce one-of-a-kind content.

Confidentiality

The Pocket-Sized Professor believes a writer’s work belongs to them. We promise not to disclose the content of submitted works to any third party without an author’s express consent.

Our Professor

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Elle is a native English speaker with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and criminal justice and a master’s degree in criminal justice. Throughout her higher education in the social sciences, Elle worked as a professional consultant for individual and corporate clients and as an essay-writing tutor for adult learners.  She believes that effective written communication is the cornerstone of success across disciplines and will devote all of her brain cells to ensure your work is clear, complete, compelling, and concise!

Elle has over 10 years of experience proofreading, editing, and revising manuscripts for both professional scholars and students. She has also helped colleagues and clients prepare for professional endeavors ranging from drafting cover letters, resumes, and CVs to developing lectures, conference presentations, and marketing materials.

For the linguistic outlaws, Elle’s mission is to correct and serve, and for those looking to think outside the box, she’s a rebel with a clause.

Elle has been a contributing author for two encyclopedias from SAGE and ABC-CLIO and is published in the Journal of Qualitative Criminology and Criminal Justice. She also belongs to the American Copy Editors Society and the Editorial Freelancers Association and holds a Content Strategy certification from HubSpot. 

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If you have a research or writing project, the Pocket-Sized Professor is in!