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Christine Steele


Christine Steele is an editor/writer with more than 25 years of experience, 12 of them in financial services. She’s launched 100+-page corporate style guides; established editing best practices in London, England; and edited books on historical fiction and retirement. She has also freelanced as Steele Editing & Writing.

She is a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association, San Diego Professional Editors Network (SD/PEN), and is a lifetime member and past board member of ACES: The Society for Editing. She has a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, a combined certificate in Print/Broadcast Journalism from UCLA Extension, and a certificate in Teaching Online from UC San Diego Extension.

Christine is known for sharing her passion for words and loves the ampersand. She encourages others to have fun with copyediting and often receives photos of typos to add to her gallery of errors.

She teaches Copyediting I, Copyediting II, and The Business of Copyediting for UC San Diego Extension's Copyediting Certificate Program.