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Chris J. | Elance
 
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Chris J.

Editing & Proofreading
   United States
  |   Fayetteville, NC
  |  3:19 am Local Time

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Overview

I am a North Carolina freelance editor. I am not just another English grad. I spent four years editing for an award-winning publishing house and have edited for authors such as Dale Dauten, Sigrid Fry-Revere, and Patricia Cavanaugh Owens. I love the written word and helping authors put their work in the right condition.

Notes from my clients:
"Chris has edited my last seven books. If you can get him to work with you, you'll never need another editor!" - Matt J.

"You are absolutely brilliant! I'm honored to have worked with you. Your input...

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Jul 27, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Jul 26, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Jul 23, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Jul 18, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

This is a romance novel I edited that went to press in 2012.
This is a romance novel I edited that went to press in 2012.
This is a romance novel I edited that went to press in 2012.
This is a training book for real estate agents. The book was critically acclaimed and...

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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Technical Writing

Service Description

My services include:

- Proofreading for errors in punctuation, spelling and grammar
- Copy editing and proofing layouts and improving language and mechanics
- Polishing texts, improving style and word choice

My portfolio includes:

- Novels
- Memoirs/biographies
- Business books
- Technical guides
- Proposals
- Legal documents/contracts
- Advertising copy
- Websites
- Menus/brochures

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Employment

NewsGeni.us
Associate Editor
2008 - Present
• Design and edit content for the web site • Design and edit content for the daily news “ebrief” distributed to over 600K professionals • Analyze web traffic and audience demographics for targeted...
Spinnaker Publishing
Editor
2005 - 2008
• Award-winning publisher • Worked as an associate editor on ten major book projects • Promoted to head editor before pursuing freelance work

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copy editor
ghostwriter
proofreader
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