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Extensive Editting and Final Proofing of Book (16,000 words)
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  • Posted: Thu, Jun 28, 2012
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I have a book that I have written that is currently about 16,000 words. There are a few "holes" in the book, amounting to perhaps another 2,000 words that need to be written, however, I can help you with that part

Topic is personal finance and it's written in a "33 days to...." format, with one task/exercise per day given to the reader.

Basically I need someone to do the following:

- Edit the book for flow and structure (make sure each chapter is in the right logical order, make sure ideas flow and make transitions where necessary)

- Ensure grammar is correct while preserving the informal tone of the book

- Look for tone issues. For example, make sure there are no places where I sound condescending, make sure the book has a very "approachable" and uplifting tone.

- Ghost write any "missing" text and also coordinate with me for larger "holes". In other words, if there's some missing information that perhaps needs only a few paragraphs, you would write this. If it's an entire se...

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