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Editing Non-Fiction
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  • Start: Mon, Jun 11, 2012
  • Hourly Rate: $20 - $30 / hr
  • Hrs/wk: 5 | Duration: 3-4 weeks
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Edit stories for BeeOasis.com, which is an subscription website for "graded extensive reading in the arts and sciences." The site primarily serves ESL learners and teachers, and most of our stories are in the humanities, but rebranded into simple categories and simpler (graded) English.

We are currently trying to increase our content in the area of fiction. In the field of extensive reading for language learners, major publishers (OUP/Penguin) have repurposed many classic works, and we want to do something similar, but with short stories for now. We want to do the longer stories in the future.

We've got a bunch of stories that need editing. They are simplified versions of American short stories. They probably range from 1200 to 3000 words each. Here's a basic summary of the work.

We need the editor to:

1. Clean up the punctuation, paragraphing, and formatting.

2. Divide the story into parts, so that a part generally ends at a teasing point. One part is generally between 35...

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Creative Writing, Editing, English
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