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Editor, proofreader for a novel
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  • Posted: Fri, Feb 08, 2013
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I have a completed novel but have realized that I'm not an editor by any means. I need help with editing and proofreading. I'm confident in the story line but I'm open to suggestions on the opening of the book, word usage in the entire book as well as anything else that stands out causing it to look less like a novel.

I would like someone experienced, who is not afraid to express their opinion about the book and give solutions to the aforementioned issues. This is my first novel and I want it to shine.
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Added 8 FEB 2013, 14:16 PM EST
Just to add to the description. I my novel is around 70,000 words, or just over 400 pages double spaced. I am also looking for dialogue and description help when/if necessary.

Thank you
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Added 10 FEB 2013, 14:55 PM EST
To add a little more. Being a first time author, I know I'm not a know it all and therefore I welcome having my dialogue, word usage, and description ...

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