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Ryan Schneider | Elance
 
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Ryan Schneider

Book Doctor, Editor, Proofreader
   Israel
  |   Palm Springs, CA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $44

Greetings and salutations.
My name is Ryan and I am a novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, blogger, and freelance editor, proofreader, and book doctor.

I am an American and a native English speaker.

I have a Bachelor's degree in English Literature (magna cum laude) and 20 years of experience in writing, editing, and proofreading. I have worked as a newspaper staff writer and editor, a film critic, and a book doctor. I have worked as a professional editor for websites such as BBOnline.com, DoItYourself.com, and Internet Brands.

I'm...

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English
AP Style Writing
Article Rewriting
Article Writing
Astrology
Aviation
Blog Commenting
Blog Writing
Blogging
Book Writing

Service Description

If you have writing, editing, and/or proofreading needs, please consider me.

If you want your web page, site, final draft, or novel to be as professional as it can be, please consider me.

If you're a fledgling author and need some assistance with your first novel, definitely hire me. I've been doing this a long time and have written seven novels of my own and have edited many more than that.

I fully understand that it can be overwhelming.

The key is to do a bit every day over time, as your schedule permits, and to have a second set of eyes on your manuscript.

That's where someone like me comes in. I can offer proofreading services or we can really dig in and do line editing. Line editing is basically going page by page, line by line and really digging into it in order to make your writing and your book the best they can be. And to make you the best writer you can be. This will be an online writing workshop between the two of us. You email me your manuscript, I'll read it and offer notes, and then we can discuss any questions you may have. I will not tell you HOW to write your novel because that can only and absolutely MUST come from YOU. I will happily make suggestions, however, about how I would do it or how I feel it should be done in order to make the story the best it can be. But it is your book, your name is on the cover, and the final decision rests with you.

If your book is done and you are in need of reviews, I can provide that as well (a REAL review which...

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Education

University of the Pacific
Bachelor of Arts in English Literature (w/Honors)
- 1996

Keywords

editor
proofreader
book doctor
reviewer
novelist
screenwriter
fiction writer
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