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Elizabeth Allan | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 3, 2013

Elizabeth Allan

Novelist/ESL teacher
   New Zealand
  |   Auckland, Auckland

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Minimum Hourly Rate $22

I am highly literate and resourceful, with a fine eye for detail and pattern. My day job is teaching English as a Second Language and my passion is writing novels. I would like to get some editing or writing work to help fund my self-publishing projects, and also to flex my skills in other ways.

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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)
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Service Description

I can write or edit anything, but my particular interests are literature, music, food, fashion, and travel. I'm also interested in environmental and ecological issues.
I've been writing back-to-back novels since I was 17. I've also written for newspapers, magazines, and websites, and I maintain my own blog.

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Employment

Citymix Magazine
Bar and club guide writer
2006 - 2007
I compiled the monthly club listings for a glossy entertainment publication. This comprised a permanent description of every relevant venue in Auckland, followed by the events for that month.
WorldDj.com
Freelance writer
2003 - 2005
While living in Japan I wrote numerous nightclub listings and reviews of events, mainly in Tokyo, but also in Osaka, San Francisco and Chicago. I also did a bunch of Q&As with DJs from around the...
Pavement Magazine
Freelance writer
2001 - 2003
Pavement was New Zealand's foremost street-style fashion and culture publication. I wrote a bunch of stories while I was at university - mostly profiles and interviews with local and international...

Education

Auckland University of Technology
Graduate Diploma in Journalism
- 2008
The University of Auckland
Bachelor of Arts
- 2003
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English
novels
writing
story
articles
journalism
blog
editing
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