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Deirdre S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 7, 2013

Deirdre S.

Editor, Copy Editor and Proofreader
   Canada
  |   Vancouver, British Columbia
  |  6:09 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

You have something you want to say to the world, and I can help you present it in the best way possible. I most often work with book length projects (fiction, non-fiction, memoir), but I also work with academic writing and small business projects. I have an eye for 'the bigger picture', and can make your project work as a whole while remaining true to your individual writing style.

About me: I have a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies, specializing in English. I've taught ESL both in Canada and Japan. I also tutor English Literature and...

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Skills (6)

Tested
Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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English
English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Editing
English Proofreading
English Grammar

Service Description

I can provide any or all of the following services:

Manuscript Consultation/Development
I will provide you with an editor's report addressing issues and impressions concerning style, content and overall structure. I will provide constructive feedback and concrete solutions to any issues or problems identified. This can be provided as a one-time service, or I can work with you on the manuscript through to publication.

Substantive/Stylistic Editing
Checking for problems with style, content, plot, character development or overall structure. Editing to improve clarity, accuracy and flow while remaining true to your individual writing style.

Copy Editing or Proofreading
Correcting spelling, grammar, punctuation and syntax while checking for inconsistencies in content or style

Whether you need someone to simply polish up your work or help you through the very beginning stages of manuscript development, I can provide accurate and efficient service at a low price.

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Employment

Ronsdale Press
Publisher's Assistant
2011 - Present
Fraser Health
Online Course Content Editor
2011 - 2011
Tradewind Books
Editing Intern
2010 - 2011

Education

Simon Fraser University
Publishing Certificate
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Simon Fraser University
Editing Certificate
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University of British Columbia
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studes
- 2007
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Children's Books
YA Novels
Fiction
Non-Fiction
Academic Writing
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