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Mary C. | Elance
 
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Mary C.

Life is Story.
   United States
  |   Manteca, CA
  |  8:56 am Local Time

Overview

Every person. Every business. Every charity relates with others through words. Go beyond bullet points and basic information. Connect with your community through the power of story.

Whether you're writing a graduate admissions essay or a sales brochure, you need your audience to remember you above all others. Creative non-fiction tags emotion with information, transforming a report into rapport. Story lingers long after facts and formulas are forgotten.

Life is story; let's write yours.

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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I enjoy hearing clients tell their story. As they share their goals and needs, I listen for ways to connect them to their audience through the power of their own words. Whether he needs a legal brief line edited, a short story critiqued, or an admissions package evaluated, my desire is the same: to be the microphone for my client's original voice, so his story comes through loud and clear.

I particularly enjoy helping students define their voice as they prepare college or graduate school application packages. I provide targeted instruction for timed-writing, a critique of the admissions essay and assistance to perfect it. If the school of choice requests a portfolio, I may be able to evaluate that as well. I also work with graduate students who need assistance with their thesis, dissertation or other major course work papers.

Professionals also benefit from my wide ranges of editorial offerings. I am available for grammar checks as a QA measure for those who'd rather forget Mrs. Templeton's 5rd grade worksheets on comma splices. I also offer research and writing services that cover a gamut of communiqués. Connecting to your clients through story could open new markets. Contact me for specifics based on your particular industry and needs.

I am also happy to work with unpublished authors who want developmental (substantive) editing for their projects. As we work together, you will learn to hear and trust your own authorial voice. As we work through your...

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Education

Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, Missouri
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
1988 - 1991
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