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Donna Shannon | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 6, 2015

Donna Shannon

...for better writing!
   United States
  |   Ark, VA
  |  1:14 pm Local Time

Overview

“Donna is brilliantly talented. I am so appreciative of her keen eyes and thoughtfulness in editing my novel. I am very happy with her work.”
— CandyceC (3-3-2015)

I provide editing, proofreading, ghostwriting and transcription services to take written work from rough draft to professional quality. With over 12 years of experience, I am skilled at working with fiction and nonfiction manuscripts, memoirs, science fiction, children's books, romance novellas, reports, flyers, websites, etc. I work well with non-native English writers....

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Portfolio

Conducted a series of interviews with "Lonzo" Williams for his memoir,...
Edited and proofread with special attention to word choice, phrasing, and date/age/verb...
HEALTH / MEDICAL: Edited and proofread manuscript for this non-native English speaking...
SCIENCE FICTION: Cannibals in the Midst. Transcribed, organized, edited and proofread...
DRESSING FOR SUCCESS: Edited and proofread; provided minor rewording and formatting.
NONFICTION / MEMOIR: Transcribed, organized, edited and proofread voice files from each...
Editing and Proofreading of manuscripts and articles
Demonstrates speed and accuracy
With co-author's concept, ideas and research, I added ideas and research, did most of...
http://MLMtheMYTH.com

Skills (9)

Tested
Editing
English Proofreading
English Grammar
English Punctuation
Typing 91 WPM error-free - certificate posted in portfolio
Microsoft Word
Business Writing
Creative Writing
Ghostwriting

Service Description

ENGLISH COPY EDITING and PROOFREADING - I check grammar, spelling, punctuation, word choice, phrasing, format, verb tense, clarity and flow.

MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUING - I assess for character development, dialogue, structure, plot, inconsistencies, redundant or boring sections, missing information, and whatever else jumps out at me.

GHOSTWRITING -
Minor rewording as appropriate; adding content on request.

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Employment

Freelance Editor/Ghostwriter since 2002
Founded Editing and More in 2009--personal website
2002 - 2015
NO END DATE. Ongoing freelance services.
Academic Preparation Squad (R Glymph--MathMaze.us)
Typist, Writer, Editor, Proofreader
2009 - 2014
NO END DATE. This is an ongoing repeat client for typing, writing, editing and proofreading.
Helping 100 People (Gino Dudley, Founder)
Writer, Editor, Proofreader
2008 - 2014
NO END DATE. This is an ongoing repeat client for writing, editing, and proofreading.
Freedom's Journal (Los Angeles)
Staff Writer, Copy Editor, PT
2003 - 2008
Interviewed scientists and covered science events for this community newspaper. Wrote articles. Edited and proofread the science section of the paper. My status was permanent part-time until...
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
Medical Transcriptionist
2002 - 2006
Transcribed audiofiles of dictated Histories & Physicals, Consultations, Emergency Department Reports, Operative Procedures, Discharge Summaries, Transfer Summaries, Delivery Notes, Expiration...

Education

University of Southern California
Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences
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Keywords

Proofreader
Editor
Ghostwriter
Transcriptionist
Critique
Voice Over
Science
Websites
Native English
Edit/Proofread Non-Native English
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EditAndMore
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Member Since
November 2010
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Donna Shannon | Elance

Donna Shannon