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Julie M. | Elance
 
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Julie M.

Freelance Writer and Editor w/ 20 Years Experience
   United States
Pelham

Overview

As a professional writer and editor for 20+ years, I want to help your writing reach its full potential. I am currently making my living as a freelance/contract editor and writer. Making words shine is what I love to do. One of my specialties is writing life stories from interviews. As to my philosophy of work, I will be honest with you. I will reply in a timely fashion to email and phone calls. I will stick to deadlines. I will treat you fairly. I want to help you achieve your goals. I want us both to succeed.


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Portfolio

I interviewed and wrote this life story/biography of Italian immigrant Maria Pomi...
Here is an article I wrote for our local newspaper about Canton, MA, Firefighter Bucky...
When firefighter Bette Maguire's secret half-brothers are revealed, she must help one...
The first 25 pages of "Beneath the Villa Moon," a novel I edited and laid out...
I attended and reported on this industry conference for LED lights. I wrote up this...
After attending a press conference, I wrote this article for the weekly, WaferNews, one...
I attended LightFair 2009 and wrote an article about new products and trends....
I wrote this article about my trip to visit my family in Italy for the local daily...
I wrote San Diego Plays Up Links to Wyatt Earp for a weekly newspaper under my maiden...

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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

Julie MacShane received a Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude in English at Stonehill College, North Easton, MA. She has been a magazine editor for the past 20+ years. During that time, she achieved a Masters in Writing and Literature at Rivier College, Nashua, NH, and three American Business Press awards for editing, plus self-published three books on firefighter Bette Maguire. She currently runs Jewel Editing.

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Employment

PennWell Corp.
Web Editor
2010 - 2011
Handle editing of monthly magazine and 3 monthly e-Newsletters on a part-time, contract basis.
PennWell
Managing Editor
1994 - 2009
I was a managing editor for many different magazines over this period and enjoyed my job. Due to the publishing company's fiscal constraints, I was laid off.
Horizon House Publications
Copy Editor
1989 - 1994
I enjoyed starting out my career as a copy editor and left this position after five years to become a managing editor at PennWell.

Education

Rivier College
Masters of Arts in Writing and Literature
1996 - 2002
Stonehill College
Bachelor of Arts in English
1985 - 1989
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re-writing
freelance
copyediting
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