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Susan F. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 5, 2014

Susan F.

Highly skilled editor/writer/proofreader
   United States
  |   Peachtree City, GA
  |  12:29 am Local Time

Overview

I am an exceptional editor, a prolific writer, and an efficient proofreader. I delight in playing with words and can turn your writing into a masterpiece. I guarantee clients a product that is factually correct (I am a research junky), grammatically sound (I cringe at less-than-perfect sentence structure or punctuation), error-free (I refuse to allow a typo or misspelled word slip by me), and well-written (I hate to bore my readers). For me, the creation and/or polishing of a writing project is a pleasure, not a chore. I truly enjoy the...

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Jul 8, 2013|Web Content|Private|Completed
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5.0
Jun 20, 2013|E-books and Blogs|Private|Completed
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Jun 17, 2013|Web Content|Private|Completed
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Jun 12, 2013|Web Content|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Skills (9)

Tested
English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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General Office Skills
Office Skills Test
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SEO
Academic Writing
U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Technical Writing
Legal documentation

Service Description

A professional writer/editor and entrepreneur, I have over 15 years of experience in the publishing industry. In addition, I have worked as a freelancer both on an ongoing basis and sporadically for the past 25 years.

My writing/editing career includes positions as a high school English and writing teacher, ghostwriter for several published authors, award-winning writer of articles, editor of numerous books, dissertations, and technical manuals, and writing coach to both individuals and professional groups. I am an excellent writer, a patient writing coach, and a detail-oriented editor/proofreader.



Services provided include editing, proofreading, writing assistance, format checking, and document production of a variety of documents including, but not limited to:

Web page content writing
SEO writing
Article writing
Ghostwriting
Editing
Book editing and proofreading
Manuscript editing and proofreading
Training manual development, editing, and proofreading
Dissertation, theses, and term paper editing and proofreading
Resume and cover letter writing, editing, and proofreading
Indexing
Advertising copy proofreading
Research
Documentation creation and production


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Employment

Hecht Walker
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
2011 - Present
Dante Publishing, LLC
Freelance Editor
2009 - Present
Demand Studios
Freelance Writer
2009 - Present
I contribute 8-10 articles per week that are published on several popular web sites on various and sundry topics.
Gallopade International
Freelance Proofreader/Editor
2009 - Present
Stokes Lazarus & Carmichael LLP
Legal Assistant
2010 - 2011
Moorman Pieschel, LLC
Paralegl
2008 - 2010
Peachtree Editorial Services
Editorial Project Manager/Editor
1995 - 2008

Education

CSU
Paralegal Certificate ( ABA approved certification)
2007 - 2008
NCSU
B.A. English (writing-editing)
1975 - 1980

Keywords

web site article writing
blog writing
editing
proofreading
research
ghostwriting
legal documentation
SEO-friendly writing
writing assistance
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