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Elizabeth Samit | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 26, 2015

Elizabeth Samit

Seasoned Writer, Editor & Healthcare Researcher
   United States
  |   Melrose, MA
  |  8:27 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

Besides ghostwriting nonfiction, business reports, healthcare articles, and web-content with SEO keywords, I have edited and formatted academic manuscripts and dissertations for 20+ years. I have also edited fiction, and self-published e-books. My experience in interpreting publisher requirements has been invaluable to academic researchers in the publication of their journal articles and textbooks. I hold a Masters in Public Health with a strong medical/scientific terminology background. Your written material deserves my high-level input...

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Feb 26, 2015|Sales Writing|Private|Working
Feb 24, 2015|Other - Writing Services|Private|Completed
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Feb 17, 2015|E-books and Blogs|Private|Completed
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Feb 11, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working

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Portfolio

Writing sample from my journalism-oriented blog with references and web-links...
Wrote & designed E-book of 48 pages (ISBN # 978-0-9904190-0-6)
Excerpt from a public health academic report (Research Methods Course)
See Blog at: http://elizabethsamitbooks.com/self-publishing-forum
Excerpt from my short story collection (ISBN 978-1-300-81832-8)

Skills (10)

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Academic Writing
U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Business Writing
Business Writing
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Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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Editing
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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2010 Test
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Medical/scientific terminology
Web design with Dreamweaver and HTML coding
Ebook formatting for Amazon and Lulu

Service Description

Editing, formatting, and proofreading of manuscripts and grants (including Tables and Figures); consulting by phone and email to meet publisher or grantor requirements; ghostwriting; preparation of PowerPoint slides; resume and cover letter revision and feedback; writing coaching to researchers whose native language is not English; article writing for newsletters and blogs; formatting of brochures, newsletters, and interior pages of e-books to meet Amazon requirements

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Employment

Freelance Writing and Editing
Sole Proprietor
2013 - Present
Freelance writing and editing for various clients. (January 2013 - present) [Federal EIN Number]
MIT (via outside agency)
Temporary Publication and Editorial Assistant
2012 - 2012
Edited and formatted manuscripts; designed reprint covers in InDesign; entered publications in WIKI and Filemaker Pro database; requested reprint permissions from publishers (2/12 - 4/12).
Boston Medical Center (via outside agency)
Temporary ACCESS Database Designer
2012 - 2012
Designed departmental personnel and grants management ACCESS database; created technical documentation and training materials; trained staff (9/12 - 12/12).
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (via outside agency)
Temporary Administrative Assistant
2010 - 2010
Provided administrative support to physician department head and her laboratory research staff, including preparation of manuscripts and grants (7/10 - 10/10).
United States Census 2010
Temporary Field Enumerator for Census 2010
2010 - 2010
Massachusetts General Hospital
Staff Assistant (to Scientific Director of Dept)
2007 - 2008
MA Department of Public Health
Project Coordinator III
2005 - 2007
The Forsyth Institute
Research Department Coordinator
2001 - 2005
Harvard Medical School
Staff Assistant (to Director of Dept)
1999 - 2001
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Staff Assistant
1992 - 1994
University of California Medical Center, SF
Editorial, Research, and Administrative Positions
1980 - 1989

Education

University of Massachusetts
Masters in Public Health
- 1995
San Francisco State University
Bachelor of Arts
- 1986

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editing
proofreading
e-book
article writing
ghostwriting
fiction
nonfiction
blog
web content
research
RFP
healthcare
medical
public health
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