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Book editor needed
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Writing & Translation > Editing & Proofreading

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  • Posted: Mon, Feb 04, 2013
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A detail oriented editor needed to polish a book manuscript.

Job Description:
I'm looking for an experienced book editor to work with me on the final edit of a manuscript of just over 150,000 words.

Specifically your responsibilities will include:

- Complete grammar check including spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, capitalisation etc
- Check consistency of British English spelling (not American English) throughout
- Contribute ideas on improving existing phrasing and story flow

Your qualifications:

- Primary Skills: Editor
- Fluent English including outstanding writing, grammar, spelling
- A work style that is extremely detail oriented
- Strong communication skills
- A complete Elance profile
- An exceptional portfolio that demonstrates an ability to produce accurate work in a timely fashion

The manuscript has undergone previous edits and this will be the final version so precision is essential.

I would like as quick a turnaround as possible, in your proposal...

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Job ID: 37502860
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 New Zealand
Ive completed a Diploma in Proofreading and Editing with the well known New Zealand Institute of Business Studies. I now offer my services to you...
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Bid ID: 37559751  |  Submitted: Feb 5, 2013 16:45 ET 
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 India  |  
Hi, I am an accomplished, experienced, and professional editor. I have had a rich and varied decade-long career leading up to my current position...
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Bid ID: 37540393  |  Submitted: Feb 5, 2013 07:40 ET 
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Pearl Harris      
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 Czech Republic  |  
Native English speaker of British ancestry, born in South Africa, now living in Europe. Proofreading & Editing - British or American English...
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Bid ID: 37536121  |  Submitted: Feb 5, 2013 05:11 ET 
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 United States
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Bid ID: 37519037  |  Submitted: Feb 4, 2013 17:21 ET 
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Bid ID: 37518063  |  Submitted: Feb 4, 2013 16:47 ET 
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I am a professional editor, proofreader and writer. I have a PhD in English Literature and have published works on different topics, both academic...
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Bid ID: 37507681  |  Submitted: Feb 4, 2013 11:44 ET 
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***University educated American writer and editor living in Ireland.*** With over 10 years of experience in publishing and media, I have worked...
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Bid ID: 37504119  |  Submitted: Feb 4, 2013 10:07 ET 
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Melissa Burklow      
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 United States  |  
With a BA in English Writing and French, my background in editing, translating, and ghostwriting will give your project the high quality you've...
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