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Ashton Saylor | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 26, 2014

Ashton Saylor

Developmental Editor and Award-Winning Writer
   United States
  |   Ojai, CA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

I am a high school English teacher and an award-winning author, and I specialize in helping writers develop their novels into the best works they can be. While many editors offer copyediting or proofreading, what I do is developmental editing.

Developmental editing takes a hard look at the "big picture" stuff: narrative arc, character development, and story structure. Sometimes when you've been working on a novel for long enough, it's hard to see the forest for the trees. You need to know which parts work, and which parts still need work,...

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I provided 9 hours of audio commentary and 5 pages of written commentary, helping to...

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Education

Mills College
Teaching Credential
2013 - 2014
UC Santa Cruz
Bachelor of Arts: Modern Literature
2000 - 2005
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Ashton Saylor