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Kim Farnell | Elance
 
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Kim Farnell

Making magic with words
   United Kingdom
  |   Gillingham, Kent
  |  8:29 pm Local Time

Overview

I offer high-quality work backed by experience, reliability and personalised attention.

As an editor I can offer a light touch to remove the few errors you've missed, a more thorough review to correct grammatical and punctuation errors, or a deep edit to ensure that your text says what you want it to say in the way that you want it to say it.

As a writer I supply well-written, interesting, informative and engaging copy. Whether you're looking for short articles or a full book, I will provide precisely what you need within your...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (UK Version)
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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Proofreading
Fiction Writing
Non-Fiction Writing
English
English Vocabulary Test
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English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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UK English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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Report Writing
Report Writing Test
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Astrology
Mind Body Spirit
Tarot

Service Description

Services offered include:

Writing
Copy editing
Editing
Proofreading
Research
Layout
Indexing

I work alone and can therefore offer you individual attention focused on your needs.

***I do not take projects with Work View.***

Addressing your requirements:

I can work in US or British English according to your preference. I can be available by email, Skype, phone or IM and respond quickly to all communications. My terms are always open to negotiation.

Clients:

I have worked for private clients, small and large businesses and governnment organisations as a freelancer. My approach to work can be flexible according to your requirements although I report on progress at a minimum of once a week for large scale projects.

Education and Background:

I have a BA in Media Studies (Journalism); a Master's degree in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology and have also completed a course in paleography.

I also hold a diploma in astrology.

Writing:

My writing style is clear and straightforward and I have experience of writing for teenagers and children as well as adults. I have written for both a general audience and for academic purposes.

Books - I have written and had published (not self published) ten books under my own name as well as ghostwriting several titles. Further details are available on request. Two of my books are historical biographies and I have also ghostwritten two full length autobiographies.

I have ghostwritten one novel and my own novel has recently been...

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Employment

Her Majesty's Customs and Excise
Writer/editor
2008 - 2008
Rewriting and editing research papers for a general readership
Self employed
Writer
2008 - 2008
NOTE: the new design of profiles has destroyed my formatting here. I will correct it as soon as possible, but am happy to send you a copy of my CV if you wish for details of my past projects both...
Self employed 2007
Writer/editor/researcher
2007 - 2007
Proofreading projects for a variety of clients Writer and research for Awareness TV Editing of spiritual guide manual (250,000 words)
Her Majesty's Customs and Excise
Freelance Researcher and Writer
2007 - 2007
Researched and wrote two lengthy papers as first step to policy discussions.
Enhancing Your Mind Body Spirit Magazine
Feature writer - freelance
2000 - 2005
Wrote feature articles for a part work magazine on a variety of metaphysical subjects, primarily astrology.
Bliss magazine
Horoscope columnist
2004 - 2004
Wrote horoscope columns for a weekly teenage magazine.
Company magazine
Horoscope columnist
1996 - 2000
Horoscope columnist for a monthly women's magazine.

Education

Bath Spa University College
Master Degree (Cultural Astronomy and Astrology)
2003 - 2005
University of Westminster
BA (Hons) Media Studies, Journalism major
1980 - 1983

Keywords

Writer
editor
proofreader
research
biography
astrology
proofreading
fiction
novel
history
copywriter
layout
children's
index
nonfiction
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