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Alison D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 20, 2013

Alison D.

Content Writer ~ Re-Writer ~ Copyeditor
   Canada
  |   London, Ontario
  |  11:46 pm Local Time

Overview

* Top 5% in English Grammar (U.S.) *
* Minor in Linguistics*

Do you have a message that you need perfected? Do you need clear text that intrigues your readers and generates interest in what you are communicating? I can help!

I specialize in non-fiction content re-writing, proofreading and editing. I am a wizard at adapting tone and clarifying your voice through the text. My technical specialty is deep line editing for syntax. I know how sentences should fit together, and fixing awkward phrasing is my idea of fun.

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This is a simple proofreading test that I performed for a potential client. It provides...
This is a translation of an article written by respected critical theorists upon the...

Skills (9)

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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English
U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. Word Usage Test
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UK English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Proofreading
UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style)
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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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English-Spanish Translation
Spanish Grammar Test
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Spanish Sentence Structure Test
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Technical Writing
Business Writing
Report Writing

Service Description

I provide writing and editing services in the following areas:

* Business
* Technical (How-To, etc)
* Relaxed Marketing
* Websites/Online Content
* Blogging and Social Media
* Articles
* Letters
* Light- and Medium-Density SEO

Copyediting and proofreading specialities:

* Deep-line syntax editing
* Correcting awkward phrasing
* Spelling
* Grammar
* Punctuation
* Amplify writer's voice, adjust tone
* Improve clarity and flow

Niches/Areas of Specialized Knowledge:

* Fertility, pregnancy, natural childbirth, parenting, natural mothering
* Globalization
* Linguistics - syntax, morphology, sociolinguistics
* Social issues
* Social media
* Popular culture
* Alternative health
* Critical theory
* GLBT issues
* Cross-cultural issues


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Education

University of Western Ontario
Bachelor of Social Sciences
2009 - 2013

Keywords

content writing
copyediting
proofreading
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linguist
English
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deep line editing
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