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David M. Brown | Elance
 
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David M. Brown

Freelance writer and editor.
   United States
Orlando

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

If you hire me to edit your stuff, all your wildest dreams will come true. Everyone will see you as dynamic, eloquent, vividly imaginative, powerfully persuasive.

Soon—very soon—you will become rich and famous, win all the lovers you could want, be feted at every turn, be hailed as world-historical by savvy social observers. The bad things in your life will melt away, and so many good things will pile up that you won’t be able to walk across the room without stumbling over them. If, in addition to these wondrous sequels, your text is...

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Mar 9, 2015|Academic Writing|$260|Completed
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Jun 3, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$20|Completed
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Apr 23, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$132|Completed

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Microsoft Word 2003 Test
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

A professional editor and writer for over three decades, I have crafted or blue-penciled everything from sales letters and blog posts to op-eds and newsletters; from short stories novels to volumes on economics or philosophy. My clients endorse my work.

"David M. Brown has been invaluable to me in his editorial capacity. Many of my published essays, and several of my books, have had the benefit of his editorial scrutiny and revisions and they are all the better for it. I recommend his work most enthusiastically."
--Tibor R. Machan, philosopher and author of The Passion for Liberty and many other books.

"I hate to admit that David M. Brown is such a great editor, because I like people to think I can string a good sentence together without calling in a professional. But David is fantastic. He has added enormous punch, wit and humor to my writing. Plus, he can spell and even knows grammar rules. We always want the most advanced weapons at our disposal; as writer and as editor, David M. Brown is a weapon of mass instruction."
--Paul Jacob, President of Citizens in Charge and host of the daily radio show "Common Sense"

"In addition to being a fine editor, David is a pleasure to work with and very professional. I look forward to working with him again!"
--Scott W. Rasmussen, president of Rasmussen Reports and author of A Better Deal: Social Security Choice

"David M. Brown is a writer's writer who approaches his craft with clarity, acumen and wit. His penetrating...

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Education

Cornell University
Bachelor of Arts in History
1980 - 1984
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copyediting
copy editing
proofreading
development
fiction
nonfiction
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