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Qualified native English speaker needed for fiction proofreading
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  • Posted: Fri, Feb 15, 2013
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I need to hire a talented individual for proofreading and light copy editing of a 4,750 word short story and summary (about 17 pp. @ 12 pt. Times New Roman). You will need to check for and indicate forgotten words, typos, and awkward phrasing. (No rewriting is required, only an indication of errors or issues).

This work should already be pretty clean, as it's gone through several drafts, but it still needs an external set of eyes before it's published.

All work will be done in MS word track changes. The deadline is 48 hours from your acceptance.
This particular posting is for a small, one-time job, but I'm looking for someone I can work with in the future, as I have two longer works and several more short stories coming out soon.

The qualified applicant will be an educated native English speaker who enjoys sci-fi, fantasy, and speculative genre fiction with a proven track record here on Elance. I prefer applicants who have taken Elance's proofreading skills test, but if not...

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