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Amanda B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 17, 2014

Amanda B.

Copy Editor, Proofreader
   United States

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Overview

I have a meticulous eye for detail as well as the creative ability to take an idea and rework it if necessary. My schedule is flexible enough that I can accommodate short notice projects that require quick turnaround. I have 10+ years of experience in editing and proofreading.

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Apr 17, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$0|Working
Apr 17, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$615|Completed
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5.0
Apr 15, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$72|Completed
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5.0
Apr 13, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$27|Completed
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4.6

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Skills (5)

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Copy Editing
Editing/Copy Editing
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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2003 Test
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Service Description

I provide results. Whether you're looking for a deep line edit or a final proofread, I am here to help. I believe the difference between memorable and mediocre is in the details. I am adept at catching errors and inconsistencies as well as offering creative suggestions when your writing needs a little push.

I also type 75 words per minute and am incredibly proficient at transcription. I will type and proof your audio files as well as format them to the desired style.

I take the necessary time with each and every project to ensure that you, the customer, are completely satisfied with my work. I believe that communcation is the key to a successful professional relationship, and I am always available to answer any questions or provide status during an assignment. I would also value the opportunity for extended projects.

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Employment

Self Employed
Freelance Copy Editor and Proofreader
2000 - Present
Editing and proofreading various works including: medical/technical documents, real estate appraisals (commercial 200+ pages), dissertations, resumes, white papers, short stories, fiction...
Self Employed
Freelance Transcription
1996 - Present
Type 75 wpm. Proficient in Express Scribe. Transcription of legal proceedings, real estate meetings, and testimonials.

Education

University of Texas at Arlington
BS in Computer Science and Engineering, Math Minor
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Keywords

copy editing
proofreading
books
fiction
nonfiction
transcription
technical
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AmandaBrownEdits
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September 2013
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