Bestselling author, award-winning investigative reporter, writing coach, certified editor,and agency-represented children's book writer and illustrator. Member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.
With over 250 satisfied clients in just over a year, I've become one of Elance's most sought-after editors. I consistently rank in the top 0.01 percent of all Writing and Translation providers (the top 25 of 271,000-plus providers).
I edit books using publishing industry standards: The Chicago Manual of Style 16th Edition, Merriam Webster, and Strunk and White.
I specialize in children's books, fiction, thrillers, young adult fiction, fantasy (including all splinter genres) nonfiction, and comic books.
I am educated in fantasy, Sci Fi, and paranormal editing, all highly specialized with their own editing style guide.
I hold publishing industry standards editing certification, so you can be assured your book will be properly edited.
Hourly Rate: $33/hr
Location: Oswego, NY
Strong copywriting, editing, proofreading and graphic design skills that come from more than 13 years with a media and publishing company.
I've had roles in graphic design, print publishing, social media and PR management, and was also the publisher for an education magazine. I have a personal love for social media, writing and editing copy and building brand awareness.
I'm looking to compliment my current job with fun and interesting projects in other fields. Staying busy, constantly learning and growing as a professional are of great interest to me.
Hourly Rate: $27/hr
Location: BROCKPORT, NY
MS Library Science, MA English, experienced in academic and feature writing and editing. Need a grant writer who can do research? Need a wordsmith with a keen eye for detail?
Hourly Rate: $22/hr
Location: Fairport, NY
Word selection can make or break any piece of writing, whether fiction or non-fiction. Put my experience to work for you.
Through my experience with Lease Abstraction, I have gained a true appreciation for the art of using language, and a unique understanding of how each correct word selection has the power to clearly define the meaning intended by the author. So whether you're looking for assistance to edit a previously written piece of work, or only have the bare bones of what you want to convey, my skills will aid you in effectively putting words to work. Together, let's make sure that the end reader understands your message, and eliminate all room for misinterpretation.
Hourly Rate: $15/hr
Location: Brantford, Ontario
Writer, father, and charity enthusiast with 10+ years of freelance experience in fantasy and creative writing. I have a passion for creating worlds out of words and using them to bring life to my stories, but am equally proficient in non-fiction and academic writing. A veteran of the United States Armed Forces, I spent three years using the Microsoft Suite to organize and manage the data for 96 aircrafts. This discipline from my experiences allows me to take my commitments seriously, and gives me the ability to focus on each assignment to provide excellent work within my employers' needs.
I am the right writer for you if...
... you're looking for someone who can write playfully and create life with words. ... you're looking for a talented writer who can produce quality work quickly. ... you want someone who is dedicated to writing and who will commit to each assignment fully.
Hourly Rate: $5/hr
Location: Meadville, PA