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Proofread 90,000-Word Manuscript of Short Stories
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  • Posted: Thu, Dec 19, 2013
  • Time Left: Closed
  • Location: North America
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  • Start: Sat, Dec 28, 2013
  • Budget: About $180
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Dear Elancers,

I have a finished collection of twelve short stories. The word count is 90,000. I need the file to be proofread before publication. To make this cost effective for both of us, here's what I need:

- Proofreading for punctuation and typos only. Absolutely no editing required. No formatting required. These are thrillers/mysteries, so you should ignore things like incomplete sentences.
- The file is in easy-to-read 12 point Courier.
- Do not make any corrections. If you spot a problem, just highlight it in yellow. I'll see it and fix it.
- You should be able to proofread it about as fast as you can read it. I envision it will take four or five hours. My budget is $180. If your income goal is to make at least $180 a day, then this should work for you.
- The file will contain a few typos that I'm aware of. I trust that you will spot them.
- I expect to receive from you the file with perhaps one highlighted typo every three or four pages.

Native USA proofreaders only. I w...

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