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Hourly Rate: Not Sure   |  Duration: 1-2 weeks  |  Posted: Jul 10, 2014  |  Ends: 12d, 20h  |   15 Proposals
It is a nonfiction children's picture book on the history of Trujillo, Honduras. I intend to have the text in both Spanish and English, as I will be selling it to cruise ship passengers stopping at our new cruise port and also to Hondurans visiting Trujillo. Job description: I am looking for someone experienced in editing children's books and can offer input on the copy (will it capture attention of children and adults, rhyming structure, vocabulary, page breaks, etc.). Someone with experience in editing/writing nonfiction children's books would be a huge plus. Children's book author Copy Editing Proofreader Editor Total word count: 650 Type of review: All of the Above
Category: Editing & Proofreading       

P****it8
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|    Honduras
Hourly Rate: Not Sure   |  Duration: Not Sure  |  Posted: Jul 06, 2014  |  Ends: 8d, 21h  |   14 Proposals
We are looking for an interim editor for a leading Autism Parenting Magazine. This could turn into a full time role for the right candidate Our goal is to act as an informational source about autism related topics and events while respecting autistic individuals and their families. In our publication we aim to be objective in our approach to Autism related developments, treatments and news stories. We include a variety of real-life stories to help provide parents make the most informed decisions pertaining to their individual children, as well as, trying to remain open-minded to therapeutic and treatment options. The role would be an ideal position for someone that wants to work from home part time and do something they are passionate about. The role involves: * Liaising with writers of the magazine for appropriate articles * Proof reading * Writing occasional articles * Producing a schedule of publications * Researching and finding useful articles to wr...
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m****key
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| m****key
|    United Kingdom
Hourly Rate: Not Sure   |  Duration: Not Sure  |  Posted: Jun 30, 2014  |  Ends: 2d, 12h  |   40 Proposals
Hello, I have a children's book which I need to edit. The book is for 5 year olds and up. There might be some words from the world of nutrition/plants that need to be verified as correct. The book has 47 pages. Most of them are light in words or have animations. Overall there are approximately 4000 words. I want the book to be in American English. Thanks! hilla
Category: Editing & Proofreading       
Skills: English Proofreading, Editing, English       

h****aro
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| h****aro
|    Israel
Hourly Rate: $15 - $20 / hr   |  Duration: 1-2 weeks  |  Posted: Jun 29, 2014  |  Ends: 1d, 14h  |   15 Proposals
A newly written inspirational book for children's ages 8-12 yes now requires editing. I wish to hirer the services of an editor with experience of editing children's books. It is a small project but I would like to see it to the end and perhaps publish & print it. The manuscript consist of 25-30 A4 pages. Would you be interested in undertaking this project? UK based & UK style editors.
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H****ust
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|    United Kingdom
Hourly Rate: Not Sure   |  Duration: 4-6 months  |  Posted: Jun 26, 2014  |  Ends: 74d, 3h  |   29 Proposals
I'm writing a 250-300 page memoir about my 10-year experience working with orphaned children in Honduras. I think I have a great story to tell and am finishing up a rough, first draft. I'm looking for an editor who will help turn what I have into something great. Synopsis: Shin Fujiyama grew up Fairfax County, Virginia, as the stereotypical, quiet Asian American boy. He played two instruments, was good at math, and thought he'd become a doctor one day and live in a suburban cul-de-sac. But everything changed while in college when he visited Honduras to volunteer in an orphanage there. He witnesses abandoned children sleeping in public parks, shining shoes, and rummaging through trash. That week, he decided to dedicate his life towards the well-being of orphaned or abandoned street children in the small, Central American nation. Honduras is known for having the highest homicide rate in the world, with more than 50,000 people having been murdered in the past decade. In parts of Hond...
Category: Editing & Proofreading       
Skills: English Proofreading, Editing       

s****ama
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| s****ama
|    Honduras
Hourly Rate: $10 - $15 / hr   |  Duration: Not Sure  |  Posted: Jun 11, 2014  |  Ends: 4d, 17h  |   50 Proposals
Do you have a strong imagination, and do you enjoy reading children's stories? ? Do you love children? Or do you remember your childhood days? ? Can you make creative edits, in a sensitive, but effective manner, on other peoples work? If your answer to any of the above questions is a "Yes," then we would like to invite you to join our team! We are looking for an imaginative and hardworking editor to help us with an international children's book project. The position requires quick and creative editing of children's short stories previously translated into English. You will be a part of a small, close knit team working to publish international stories that reflect different cultures from around the world. We need someone who can think like a small child, with the ability to replace complex words and phrases in the translated short story content. We need the stories to be very imaginative, unique and engaging, the editor needs to be able to read the story and accurately gaug...
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Preferred Location: Western Europe

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| T****ers
|    United States
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