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Fixed Price: Less than $500   |  Posted: 4h, 59m ago  |  Ends: 6d, 19h  |   8 Proposals
Looking for an experienced and talented editor to work on several short stories with a similar theme and help focus my efforts toward publishing them as an anthology or working on a novel that might string them together. I would like someone who can perform a basic copy edit for spelling, grammar, punctuation, etc., as well as a more in-depth edit for content, flow, improved sentence structure, etc. Need to also ensure voice, tense, and tone are consistent. To start, I'd like to have five stories edited-they average 1,000 words each. If this proves to be a relationship that works, I'll hire you to edit the rest. Must be: -a native English speaker with expertise in U.S. English -experienced in editing fiction and able include examples of previous work -able to use Microsoft Word with tracking changes Please indicate your fee for this project and how much time you estimate it will take to complete. Total word count: 5,000 Type of review: Proofreading (a simple grammar and punctu...
Category: Editing & Proofreading       

E****yan
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Hourly Rate: $30 - $40 / hr   |  Duration: Not Sure  |  Posted: Jul 07, 2014  |  Ends: 27d, 16h  |   31 Proposals
The National Genealogical Society is seeking a freelance editor for educational content. Duties The education editor: * Edits text to ensure it is well written, logically constructed, and readable, such that it "flows well" * Corrects grammar and spelling * Ensures adherence to <em>The Chicago Manual of Style</em> and structure of the "NGS Style Guide" * Checks illustrations, captions, and text to verify they are correct and observes current copyright law * Alerts the Educational Manager to possible legal issues such as potential violation of copyright Required Skills * Must have a good work ethic with a focus on timely delivery of quality editorial content * Excellent verbal communication skills * Excellent written English skills (including good spelling and grammar) * Ability to provide tactful corrections that maintain the author's voice through the piece * Adept at working within tight time constraints * Flexible work hours ...
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n****ogy
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|    United States
Hourly Rate: Not Sure   |  Duration: Not Sure  |  Posted: Jul 06, 2014  |  Ends: 11d, 16h  |   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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|    United Kingdom
Hourly Rate: $10 - $15 / hr   |  Duration: Not Sure  |  Posted: Jun 11, 2014  |  Ends: 1d, 14h  |   2 Proposals
This is an office based position, must be available Monday through Friday 9am-5pm. Position is Temp or Full time. No telecommuting. Must live in the New York City area only. Responsibilities: * Review material for grammar, visual standards and consistency, format, style and design against English version. * Correct or record omissions, errors or inconsistencies found via Word and/or Adobe Acrobat. * Review corrected copies to ensure that all corrections have been made; proofread work for accuracy prior to submission. * Ensure that content of the document is accurate, clear and complete by checking against the original source file. * Perform other duties as assigned Requirements: * Candidate must reside in New York City * Associates or Bachelor's degree preferred in linguists, translations or relevant area * 2+ years proofreading experience preferred. * Attention to detail * Knowledge of Microsoft Word and/or Adobe Acrobat * Ability to effectively work in a fast paced environme...
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Skills: English-Spanish Translation       
Preferred Location: United States

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Hourly Rate: $10 - $15 / hr   |  Duration: Not Sure  |  Posted: Jun 11, 2014  |  Ends: 1d, 14h  |   0 Proposals
In need of full time English/Chinese proofreaders, Temp or Full time office based, NO TELECOMMUTING. Need to be available Monday through Friday during business hours 9am-5pm EST. Job description: Proofread materials for visual grammar, standards and consistency, format, style and design against English version. *Correct or record omissions, errors or inconsistencies found via Word and/or Adobe Acrobat. *Review corrected copies to ensure that all corrections have been made; proofread work for accuracy prior to submission. *Ensure that content of the document is accurate, clear and complete by checking against the original source file. Requirements: * Must live in NYC, otherwise please do not apply * Ability to read and write Traditional Chinese * Excellent attention to detail * Knowledge of Microsoft Word and/or Adobe Acrobat * Native Chinese (traditional) speaker
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Skills: English-Chinese proofreader       
Preferred Location: United States

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