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Robert Byrne | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 11, 2014

Robert Byrne

Top-notch proofreader and copyeditor
   United States
  |   Ridgewood, NY

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

I have been proofreading and copyediting on a freelance basis for more than ten years. I work on all manner of published material, including textbooks, e-books, novels, trade nonfiction books, academic monographs, and industry newsletters.

Some clients include: Simon & Schuster, McGraw-Hill, W. W. Norton & Company, Kensington Books, StarWalk Kids Media, Verso Books, Peter Lang, Sparknotes.

Jobs are always completed on time or earlier, with an extreme dedication to accuracy, quality, and completeness.

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Skills (10)

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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style)
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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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UK English Oxford Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (AP Style)
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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Punctuation
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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2007 Test
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Employment

StarWalk Kids Media
freelance copyeditor, proofreader, layout designer
2011 - Present
W. W. Norton and Company
freelance proofreader
2009 - Present
Simon & Schuster
freelance copyeditor, proofreader
2009 - Present
Kensington Books
freelance copyeditor, proofreader
2009 - Present
W. W. Norton and Company
freelance proofreader
2009 - Present

Education

Fordham
Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy
- 2000

Keywords

academic
textbook
college
publishing
chicago manual of style
proofread
copyedit
editor
ebook
e-book
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