“My God! The English language is a form of communication! Conversation isn’t just crossfire where you shoot and get shot at! Where you’ve got to duck for your life and aim to kill! Words aren’t only bombs and bullets —no, they’re little gifts, containing meanings!” 

― Philip Roth


  • Academic papers, especially but not only in the humanities and social science
  • Manuals and handbooks
  • Conference announcements and related materials
  • Teaching materials
  • University catalogs
  • Official documents 
  • Other texts of all kinds
  • Short translations from Chinese or Japanese to English

My guiding principles: Clarity, Conciseness, Accuracy