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Yolande M. | Elance
 
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Yolande M.

EDITING + PROOFREADING
   Canada
  |  12:24 am Local Time

Overview

Top 1% – '...fast, efficient, and the work sparkled.'

I love my work. I've been a "hybrid" editor for nearly 20 years, working in American and British English, on both creative and scientific drafts. Professionally, I edit for Japan's National Astronomical Observatory and for JAXA, the Japanese space agency. I enjoy editing fiction, creative nonfiction, scientific drafts, and sometimes collaborating with authors on manuscripts of special interest.

Loves: travel writing and world literature, mindfulness, personal development, spirituality,...

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Portfolio

A hybrid compilation of of travelers' tales.
Research, fact-checking, substantive editing of this historical novel with a story...
A politico-historical novel based in the Venezuela of Hugo Chαvez.
Final proofing of this remarkable account of a family's journey to Auschwitz--and the...
Medium copyedit: Technical manual for system designers and operators.
Medium copyedit: Agile software testing resource manual.
A crime novel appealing to readers fascinated by poker, programming and the risks of...
A woman's spiritual/transformational journal.
Medium copyedit of this children's book for ages 6-9
A medium copyedit that involved Americanizing spelling, idioms and punctuation.
Medium copyedit of this description of an intelligent system for navigating the solar...
Developmental editing, final copyediting.
A source book for simple, minimalist decorating on a budget.

Skills (9)

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English
U.S. Word Usage Test
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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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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Service Description

• Academic editing • Copyediting • ESL/EFL • Fiction: novels, short stories • Line editing • Nonfiction: scientific, technical, travel • Proofreading • Rewriting • Structural editing • Stylistic editing • Substantive editing • Websites and blogs
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'Terrific!! Absolutely gets things done on time, cheerfully, and accurately.'

'Yolande is incredible and is undeniably a first class freelancer (top 1%).'

'I gave her an almost impossible job - to make sense of an interview with an economist. Yolande did an excellent job.'

'Yolande is excellent at what she does. She is full of wisdom, and is amazingly fast. The quality of her work is exceptional...'

'The process has been incredibly smooth. She completed the project way before the deadline. Thanks!'

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Keywords

proofreading
copyediting
editing
line editing
freelance editor
scientific editor
American
British
fiction
nonfiction
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