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Bev D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 5, 2011

Bev D.

The 21st century's Renaissance Writer
   Canada
  |   Castlegar, British Columbia

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $18

DaVinci Freelancing is a professional writing company with a wide range of experiences. From the arts to technology, the outdoors to international issues, DaVinci Freelancing has the knowledge and research skills to turn your project into a work of art. I specialize in creative non-fiction writing, but can use my editing, design and linguistic skills to your advantage.

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Nov 26, 2008|Article Writing|$0|Completed

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Portfolio

As appeared in The Martlet, March 2006 (Cover story) A long feature describing a...
As appeared in the Cowichan NewsLeader/Pictorial, Sept 2005. A profile on the website...
A personal narrative describing an experience caving on Vancouver Island. February, 2006.
As appeared in the Cowichan NewsLeader/Pictorial, September 2005. A profile of Hot...
As appeared in the Cowichan NewsLeader/Pictorial, June 2005. A news article and...

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English
English Spelling Test
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Technical Writing
Computer Skills
Online Writing
English Grammar
Microsoft Word
Adobe InDesign
Editing

Service Description

DaVinci Freelancing is based in Glade, British Columbia. Following graduation from the University of Victoria with a BA in Applied Linguistics and Professional Writing, founder Bev Dunfield traveled to South Korea to teach English in the public school system. Upon her return to Canada, she drew from her experience working in community newspapers (Cowichan Newsleader/Pictorial, the Martlet) and freelancing, and began an online writing company. The result: DaVinci Freelancing.

DaVinci Freelancing can:
- Write and re-write on a wide variety of topics and genres.
- Apply SEO techniques to your project.
- Copy edit using CP, AP and other standards.
- Use a variety of software including MS Office, InDesign, Quark Express, Pagemaker and Photoshop, among others.
- Refine and create professional cover letters and resumes.
- Take photographs and digitally touch-up existing photos.

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Employment

DaVinci Freelancing
Writer / Photographer
2008 - Present
Managing and writing for an online freelancing company, based at www.elance.com
English Program in Korea (EPIK)
Native English Teacher
2007 - 2008
Planning and implementing classes and camps for middle school and high school students in South Korea, as well as supplementary classes for Korean teachers.
Community Access Program Youth Initiative (CAP-YI)
Vancouver Island Regional Coordinator
2005 - 2006
Supervision and support of youth running free computer training programs throughout Vancouver Island communities. Individual computer tutoring at James Bay Community Project. Victoria Free-Net ISP...
Black Press - Cowichan NewsLeader/Pictorial
Newspaper Reporter/Photographer
2005 - 2005
Coverage of staff vacation periods: researching, writing and photography for arts, sports, and general news beats; sports editor; Lake Cowichan Gazette editor.

Education

University of Victoria
BA with Distinction in Applied Linguistics and Minor in Professional Writing (with Co-operative Education Work experience)
2002 - 2007

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writing
editing
InDesign
articles
finalize and polish.
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