Christopher Mote | Elance
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Christopher Mote

Devoted Editor, Writer and Translator
   United States
  |   Newtown, PA
  |  12:29 pm Local Time


All great writing has a pulse: you can feel it come to life and engage with its message. Count on me to help you find the heart beating behind your words.

Whether you're looking for manuscript editing, article proofreading, Spanish-to-English translation or document formatting -- I recognize clients' needs and respond to them to ensure that the final product is of the highest caliber.

l have worked as a university writing instructor having earned a Master's in English and Creative Writing. Before returning to the US, I lived in Argentina for nearly two years where I established myself as an ESL editor, Spanish translator and travel writer. My book and magazine reviews have also appeared online for the past seven years.

My output combines the best of both scholarly and business approaches: a nuanced, literary, pragmatic attitude to writing assignments, together with flexibility toward client needs and an unwavering firmness in meeting deadlines.
Service Description
Seasoned writer whose publications include fiction, poetry and reviews, found in print and online. I have 9 years of experience in a variety of positions as book editor, proofreader, copywriter, and document designer. As a proofreader I have proficiency in both the AP and Chicago styles.

I provide editing and proofreading service for e-books and book-length manuscripts, web content, academic papers and business documents. My working method is to improve written content by assessing the written style of the text and fixing it up so that the writer's voice comes through. For professional web sites, I seize on keywords essential to attracting an audience and use direct, jargon-free language to expand on the provided content.
Temple University
Master of Arts, English and Creative Writing
2006 - 2008
Holy Family University
Bachelor of Arts, English Literature
2002 - 2004
Temple University
Adjunct Instructor of English
2008 - 2009
Teacher of composition, argumentative writing, academic research and grammar. I employed a variety of methods for instruction, including group activities, seminars, and one-on-one conferencing. Proficient knowledge of MLA and CMS formats.
Camden County College
Adjunct Instructor: Reading & Writing Skills
2008 - 2008
Remedial courses in argumentative writing with emphasis on grammar and essay structure. Courses were designed for students of all backgrounds, including non-native writers of English.
Group9, Inc.
Customer Service Representative
2004 - 2006
Data Entry, Quality Control, Customer Service Clerical handling of property verification requests for mortgage and home equity services. I excelled at checking and entering data, frequently leading my department in productivity week after week.
Payment Terms
Escrow preferred.
Christopher Mote | Elance

Christopher Mote