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Jessica S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 26, 2013

Jessica S.

Better writing and editing.
   United States
  |   Milwaukee, WI
  |  8:42 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

Will the reader "get it"? Do you need someone to be brutally honest about whether your text is getting the job done? Ask Jessica Slavin, the Message Maven!

It's like always the sort of smart friend you wanted to check your work in school. Except I am not afraid to hurt your feelings; I will give it to you straight.

A writer, editor, and teacher of writing. Academic day job, teaching writing in a professional school. Considerable experience with academic, legal, and creative writing. Excellent editing and proofreading skills: scored in...

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Portfolio

Academic article: "Imagining the Law-Trained Reader"
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=929108
Academic article, "Don't Be Beguiled: Gender, Inside-Outsiders, and Justice in the...
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=916927

Skills (5)

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U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Russian To English Translation Skills Test
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Writing, editing, proofreading. Finishing, improving, and polishing your content. I have an eagle eye for usage errors and sloppiness in text, and an excellent ear for improving flow and readability.

My work experience includes years of teaching writing and editing student work; writing and editing for an academic blog; and editing a weekly newsletter.

I love reviewing, improving, and perfecting others' writing. Let me help you!

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Education

University of Minnesota Law School
Juris Doctorate
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University of California, San Diego
Bachelor of Arts, Russian and Soviet Studies
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proofread
creative
professional
translation
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