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Dorothy McElrath | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 1, 2014

Dorothy McElrath

Making the words dance...
   United States
  |   Altadena, CA
  |  9:44 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

I fell in love early with words and the worlds they create. After earning a BA in English and French, and working as a word processing secretary for a few years, I turned my efforts to raising--and homeschooling--five daughters, all of whom love to write. Discussion, analysis and writing are all part of my way of life. I have high standards for expression and mechanics, for bringing together every element to convey the desired message.

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Portfolio

After a visit to Ghirardelli Square, I wrote a short article describing the mermaid...
I have a blog on which I advocate for orphans with special needs. This was a blog post...
A newspaper piece referred to "Bloody Mary, Queen of Scots." I wrote to the...

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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Grammar
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English Spelling
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English Spelling and Grammar
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Editing
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Report Writing
Report Writing
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Report Writing Test
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Article Writing
Article Writing
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing
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Content Writing
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Letter Writing
Word Processing

Service Description

I can make sure your manuscript is free from errors in spelling, grammar and dictino. I can help clarify your words so that your ideas shine through. I'll edit and polish your rough draft, or create finished copy from your outlines or notes. I can even research and write articles on topics of your choice.

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Education

Georgtown College
Bachelor of Arts in English and French
1979 - 1983
Georgetown College
Bachelor of Arts in English and French
1979 - 1983
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editing
copyediting
proofreading
rewriting
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