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Heather Taylor | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 19, 2013

Heather Taylor

Editing for clarity, accuracy, and strength
   United States
  |   Putney, VT

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $35

With over a decade of experience in editing, writing, copy editing, and proofreading, I am devoted to helping you communicate the clearest, strongest, most purposeful message possible.

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Portfolio

Graphite on paper depicting a typical silkworm larva.
Designed and executed this original Celtic knotwork piece. I currently use it in my...
Pencil drawings for educational magazine for teachers, examining the different shapes...
Pen and ink illustration for the "Mother Goose" program of the Vermont Center...
Designed and executed calligraphic piece of an Italian quote for family's home. Gouache...
Colored pencil and pen and ink design for label for my homemade mead. Note the stems of...

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

I have a strong background in education writing and editing, especially science, math, and technology. I have edited curriculum guides and textbooks as well as young adult fiction, instructional manuals, and spiritual guidebooks.
I'm most familiar with the Chicago Manual of Style, but also have used APA.
I have strong organizational skills, excellent vocabulary, knowledge of grammar and word usage, and I communicate clearly and concisely.
I edit for meaning and mechanics to help craft the best writing possible.


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Education

Antioch New England Graduate School
Masters in Early Childhood & Elementary Education
- 1991
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Copy editing
writing
editing
proofreading
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