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Caitlin Drake Smith | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 26, 2012

Caitlin Drake Smith

Writing and editing consultant
   Canada
  |   Toronto, Ontario

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $35

After earning a BA in English Literature and Cultural Studies from McGill University and a Master of Publishing degree from Simon Fraser University, I spent several years as a book editor at independent presses and major multinational publishers across Canada and abroad, where I worked closely with internationally bestselling authors and illustrators. An avid traveller and nomad, I have lived and worked in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Halifax, Dublin, and London (UK).

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Skills (10)

Tested
Structural Editing
Manuscript Development
Business Writing
Content Writing
Creative Writing
Editing
English Grammar
English Proofreading
English Punctuation
English

Service Description

While I am available for all types of writing and editing projects, I specialize in book editing. In my extensive career as an editor, I've worked on every type of book and ebook project imaginable: children's picture books, early readers, middle grade fiction and non-fiction, young adult fiction and non-fiction, adult fiction and non-fiction, cookbooks, guidebooks, anthologies, business books, and textbooks. The services I provide range from initial editorial consultation to acquisitions, developmental editing, line editing, copy editing, proofreading, ghost writing, creative writing, and business writing. I'm also available to write or consult on creative briefs, cover briefs, jacket copy, and marketing copy.

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Employment

Caitlin Drake Editorial Services
Freelance Writing and Editing Consultant
2011 - Present
Orchard Books (Hachette UK)
Managing Editor
2011 - 2012
Penguin Group (Canada)
Commissioning Editor
2010 - 2011
Nimbus Publishing
Editor
2008 - 2009

Education

McGill University
BA
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Simon Fraser University
MPub
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Keywords

editing
writing
books
publishing
copy editing
proofreading
substantive editing
editorial consultation
business writing
copy writing
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