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Whitney Soares | Elance
 
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Whitney Soares

Writer and editor with an eye for detail
   United States
  |   Fairborn, OH
  |  6:30 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

I am a fiction writer and editor, and was recently awarded a Master of Arts degree in literature and creative writing. In all, I have studied the writing craft at a college level for over six years, and I intend to go on for a Ph.D. in the field. I write mostly in the genres of science fiction and fantasy, but I am likewise familiar with young adult, mainstream/literary, romance, and horror fiction.

As a writer, I strive to produce clear, vivid narratives that engage readers from the first sentence. As an editor and proofreader, I seek to...

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Jul 26, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|$25|Completed

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This excerpt is from a post-apocalyptic science fiction short story that is currently...
This story, which I wrote specifically for an audience of children, is set in the late...
This excerpt is from a short story that was an experiment in combining the major tropes...
An opening of a science fiction short story, this excerpt is from a work-in-progress...

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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I offer a range of services, from fiction and professional/technical writing to proofreading and editing in any field.

Fiction Writing: I always consider my future reader first. I focus on a solid foundation of plot and characterization and then tie it all up with compelling action and tight, evocative, transparent prose.

Fiction Editing/Proofreading: A writer's voice is unique to his or her own writing, and it is my philosophy that the duty of a conscientious editor is to preserve the original spirit and soul of a text even as she edits where necessary.

Professional/Technical Writing:


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Employment

Department of English, Wright State University
Graduate Teaching Assistant
2010 - 2012
As a teaching assistant in the Department of English, I taught courses in freshman composition. This position required me to give clear and extensive feedback to my students in order to help them...
University Writing Center, Wright State University
Writing Consultant
2009 - 2010
In this capacity, I provided students and alumni with personal feedback on academic papers, resumes, proposals, and other written work. The feedback, which varied according to the needs of both the...
The Fogdog Review, Wright State University
Editor
2007 - 2010
The Fogdog Review is Wright State University's literary magazine. It generally publishes academic papers in the fields of English and Integrated Language Arts, but also occasionally features...

Education

Wright State University
Master of Arts in English
2010 - 2012
Wright State University
Bachelor of Arts in English
2006 - 2010
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