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Diane P. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 10, 2014

Diane P.

Freelance writer, editor and proof-reader
   United Kingdom
  |   Barnsley, South Yorkshire
  |  7:31 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $30

I'm a freelance writer, editor and proof-reader who also works for a well-established well-respected UK publisher. I'm also a trained and experienced journalist in media and print.

"Great work and fantastic communication. Highly recommended for editing and book writing assistance."

“If you are looking for an excellent proof reader choose Diane. She is absolutely amazing. Diane is able to identify every flaw, every error. She is brilliant. She is also affordable. I would recommend her and only her to proof read all my books in the future....

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Jul 4, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
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Feb 24, 2014|Resumes & Cover Letters|Private|Working
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Portfolio

Historical novel edited for Pen & Sword.
Non-fiction proof-read for Pen & Sword.
Historical novel edited for Pen & Sword.
Historical novel edited for Pen & Sword.
Ancient historical non-fiction proof-read for Pen & Sword.
Non-fiction proof-read for Pen & Sword.
Non-fiction proof-read for Pen & Sword.
Non-fiction proof-read for Pen & Sword.
Licensed activity annual written for Pedigree Books.
Licensed activity annual written for Pedigree Books.
Licensed activity annual written for Pedigree Books.
3,000-word travel article written for Spa magazine (US).
Birdwatching article written for Outdoor Pursuits (UK).
Birdwatching article written for Outdoor Pursuits (UK).
Profile written for Canal Boat and Inland Waterways magazine (UK).
Profile written for Canal Boat and Inland Waterways magazine (UK).
I wrote several articles for this county magazine.
I was commissioned to write for this magazine.
I wrote Market Index for Writers' News for more than ten years and tutored several of...
I was commissioned to write for this education trade magazine for many years.

Skills (15)

Tested
Creative Writing
English
Editing
English Grammar
English Proofreading
English Spelling
Microsoft Word
Online Writing
Photography
WordPress
Event Planning
Public Relations
Computer Skills
Customer Service
General Office Skills

Service Description

I'm also a qualified broadcast journalist, I've been writing for newspapers, magazines and radio since 1985, fiction and non-fiction and I've been. I have 2 books published, a novel and an anthology of short stories and am just starting the first of three commissioned non-fictions. I've also written licensed activity annuals for pre-school to late teens.

My diary is usually booked at least 2 weeks in advance, with work pencilled in for at least a month. Always willing to negotiate in a genuine emergency, however.

I proof-read military and ancient history books and I edit historical fiction novels. I have also edited text books, educational non-fiction, and classroom resources.

I have been published in: Antiques & Collectables Barnsley Chronicle BBC History Magazine BBC Radio Devon BBC Radio WM Bella Bird Keeping Birmingham Post & Mail Chat Country Family History Magazine Full House Magazine Goal Guide Patrol Guiding Heartlands News InteracTive Kent Life Literacy & Learning Managing Schools Today My Weekly Outdoor Pursuits PE & Sport Today RD&T Magazine Real People RSPB Birds Magazine School Travel Today Scope Shoot Shoot Monthly Solihull Times Spa Take a Break Take a Break's Fiction Feast teachingtimes.com that's life! The Author The Four Shires The Lady The Origin Psychic timetravelbritain.com Today's Guide Tomorrow's Citizen True Romances Woman's Own Woman's Weekly Writers'...

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