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Christine LePorte | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 29, 2015

Christine LePorte

Professional Editor and Proofreader
   United States
  |   Friendswood, TX
  |  3:00 pm Local Time

Overview

Hi! Welcome to my profile. For twenty-five years I have been a professional fiction and nonfiction editor and proofreader. In addition to six in-house years with a publisher, I have almost twenty years of freelance experience and have worked with publishers, companies, and writers all over the world. As a Chicago style expert, I edit and proofread fiction (all genres, children's, YA, and adult) and nonfiction (educational and marketing materials, business books, and self-help books). With a strong background in fiction editing, I am (unlike...

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Aug 29, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|$0|Working
Aug 26, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|$0|Working
Aug 2, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|$675|Completed
Jul 26, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|$175|Working

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Skills (6)

Tested
Editing
English
English Proofreading
English Grammar
English Punctuation
English Spelling

Service Description

Thank you for viewing my profile. For twenty-five years I have been editing and proofreading fiction and nonfiction, as well as articles, brochures, Web copy, and marketing materials. I have deep knowledge of the major style manuals including Chicago and AP. I also adapt quickly to individual house styles, so if you have any quirky grammar or spelling rules to follow, I'm the editor for you. Please contact me for references and/or for a copy of my resume.

My editorial experience runs the gamut and includes fiction (all genres, children's, YA, and adult) and nonfiction, including educational materials, business books, and self-help books. I use track changes to edit Word documents onscreen and highlight/notes to edit PDF files. If required, I'll happily edit on hard copy. Please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions.

New $75 service for fiction and nonfiction book publishers and authors! If your book has been previously copy edited and proofed, I offer a $75 final look to catch any lingering grammar, punctuation, and spelling errors. NOTE: This service is for books that have at most 50 errors; I'm talking very clean. When inviting me to bid, please mention this, and, UPON APPROVAL, I'll bid $75 (three-day turnaround) for books up to 100,000 words that have already been edited/proofed and are ALREADY VERY CLEAN. I'm excited to offer this service for small publishers and indie authors who want to put out professional-looking books and avoid poor reviews due to a...

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Keywords

proofreading
editing
proofreader
editor
copyediting
copyeditor
copy editor
copy editing
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