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Christopher Purches | Elance
 
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Christopher Purches

Professional Writer
   United States
  |   Appomattox, VA

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Minimum Hourly Rate $13

I began writing extended works when I was 14 and gained an interest in professional writing and editing when I started attending Central Virginia Community College. This interest carried over to my Bachelor's Degree in English after I transferred to Longwood University. During my time at Longwood, I helped in a redesign of their Library's Research Help Guide; a design which is still their published form. In addition, my internship was completing a copy edit of a textbook for Pearson Publishing. Since then, I have completed my Bachelor's and...

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Portfolio

Created these research pieces during my time at Longwood University. This is to...
Completed a copy edit of the textbook: Professional Writing Online 3rd Edition on...
Created the section of the page on display and aided in the creation of others linked...

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Service Description

I provide a broad array of services:
Academic Research
Copy and/or Content Editing
Creative Writing
Data Entry
Formatting
Professional Research
Professional Writing
Technical Writing
Translation (English, Japanese, Latin, Spanish and others)

Other writing-related tasks that might not be listed above I will also perform if I am able.

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Employment

Freelance
Writer
2012 - Present
Performing various tasks in the academic and professional writing fields on commission. Writing fiction and non-fiction works to be published at a later date. Working on game design with various...
Berlitz
Instructor
2012 - 2012
Instructed foreign students in intermediate and advanced English. Completed lesson plans and communicated with supervisors throughout process. Provided feedback to education specialists in...
Greenwood Library
Technical Writer - Temporary
2011 - 2011
As a student completed a professional client project for Greenwood Library and Longwood University. Created a portion of the revised Research Help Guide for students and was recognized for my...
Pearson Higher Education
Copy Editor - Temporary
2011 - 2011
Completed a copy edit of Professional Writing Online 3.0 for Pearson Higher Education on behalf of Longwood University. It was considered to be my Internship through the school and as a...

Education

Longwood University
Bachelor of Arts - ENGLISH
2010 - 2011
Central Virginia Community College
Associate of Arts & Sciences - LIBERAL ARTS
2007 - 2009
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Adobe Acrobat
Creative Writing
Data Entry
Editing
Formatting
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
Research
Technical Writing
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