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Donna Shannon | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 28, 2015

Donna Shannon

...for better writing!
   United States
  |   Ark, VA
  |  11:26 am 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 (Elance Client)

"I have never worked with someone who edited with such attention to detail. She completes work within the agreed turnaround time, and there’s never any question of her ability to maintain confidentiality."
— Dr. Cherilyn Lee (Private Client)

Elance stats as of 8-10-2015 show that I rank within the top 1% of Elance freelancers in the Writing and Translation category...

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Jul 24, 2015|Other - Writing Services|Private|Completed
Jul 6, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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4.4
Jul 2, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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5.0
Jun 10, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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5.0

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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 consistency, 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 -
Rewording as appropriate; adding content on request.

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Employment

Freelance Editor/Proofreader/Ghostwriter since '02
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

Editor
Proofreader
Ghostwriter
Transcriptionist
Critique
Voice Over
Science
Native English
Edit/Proofread Non-Native English
My Snapshot
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  • 12 months
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Reviews
5.0
Recommend
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Repeat
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Private
Private
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Identity
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EditAndMore
Type
Individual
Member Since
November 2010
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Donna Shannon | Elance

Donna Shannon