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Edit / proof short book (30K words)
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  • Posted: Fri, May 21, 2010
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I have a rather short book (about 30,000 words) that needs a good second read by new eyes. (NOT just a auto spell check and grammar check in MS Word. Any dummy can do that, even me.)

The manuscript is pretty clean, but it needs a fresh reader to clean up repetitions and look for inconsistencies, poor word choice, questionable syntax, etc.

Prefer a published writer (any genre) with editing know-how, or an experienced editor. Looking for a provider with good previous references / Elance feedback.

Native English speakers only, any location on Planet Earth.
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Added 21 MAY 2010, 4:14 AM EDT
Additional information after inquiries: The book is a nonfiction account by an American civilian living in Iraq during the war.
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Added 23 MAY 2010, 12:36 PM EDT
My thanks to the many well-qualified people who took time to submit a proposal. I'm sure that provider selected is among several who could have done a grea...

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