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Adam M. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 11, 2011

Adam M.

Editor and Proofreader
   United States
  |   Old Town, ME
  |  3:08 pm Local Time

Overview

I love writing, and I enjoy helping other writers through editing and proofreading. I have a B.A. in religious studies with a minor in anthropology from the College of William and Mary. I recently finished my coursework towards an M.A. in History from Eastern Illinois University and will be defending this year.

Throughout the course of undergraduate and, especially, graduate work in the humanities, I have gained extensive experience in writing and editing. I have been freelance editing for over a year now for Publication Services, Inc....

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Skills (5)

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Academic Writing
U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

-- Copy Editing

--Proofreading

--Writing

--Research

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Employment

Publication Services, Inc.
Freelance Copy Editor
2009 - Present
Review and revise publications for clients of Publication Services, Inc.
Eastern Illinois University
Graduate Assistant
2009 - 2010
Conducted research for various professors, assisted professors with test scoring, proctored exams, and tutored undergraduate students.
Esquire Lounge
Bartender
2008 - 2009
Tended bar, waited tables, and made conversation with customers at a very popular and busy downtown bar.
NOAA
Archaeology/Conservation Technician
2007 - 2007
Participated in excavation of the USS Monitor Turret; cleaned, documented, and assisted in conservation of USS Monitor artifacts; and mapped features and artifact locations in Monitor turret.
Mariners' Museum
Conservation Technician
2007 - 2007
Continued excavation of USS Monitor turret, mapped features and artifact locations in Monitor turret, drafted site plans of Monitor turret, documented and assisted in conservation of artifacts from...
East Carolina University
Graduate Assistant
2007 - 2007
Worked directly with East Carolina University Research Vessel Captain, assisted in maintaining ECU research vessel fleet, served as mate on ECU research vessels, assisted with office duties as needed.

Education

Eastern Illinois University
Master of Arts in History
2009 - Present
College of WIlliam and Mary
Bachelor of Arts
1997 - 2001
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research
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