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Elyce Berrigan-Dunlop | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 7, 2012

Elyce Berrigan-Dunlop

Exceptional Proofreader and Copy Editor
   United States
  |  11:54 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $18

As an experienced proofreader and copy editor, I provide meticulous manuscript and project review for any and all grammar, punctuation, spelling, and style issues. I am extremely organized and will efficiently complete your manuscript on schedule. In seven years in the publishing field, I have never missed a deadline.
Whether your project includes technical or academic copy or is a creative work, I have the background and skills required to proof your project to perfection.
I will work with you to achieve the tone you want and ensure that...

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Portfolio

This is a selection of books I copy edited or proofread for publication.

Skills (1)

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U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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Service Description

I begin by compiling a style sheet and will make a list of author queries for you to consider. It is not my intention to ever change your work; it is my privilege to bring it to its maximum potential and give it a professional edge.

COPY EDITING
This level of editing includes a comprehensive review of your material for all grammar, punctuation, spelling, style, and content issues. It entails a series author queries that may reflect questions about readability, flow, style preferences, order, and accuracy.

PROOFREADING
This is a lighter editorial review for readability, grammar, spelling, style, and punctuation.

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Employment

Ulysses Press
Copy Editor/Proofreader
2006 - 2012
Copy edited and proofread more than one hundred titles in nearly every genre from science fiction to health and fitness; managed team of assistant editors to produce multiple books on a tight...
Regent Media
Copy Editor/Features Writer
2005 - 2009
Pitched, developed, researched, and wrote feature stories for national magazines; copy edited articles and feature stories at all stages of production; corresponded with authors; compiled house...
McGraw-Hill
Freelance Proofreader
2008 - 2008
Proofread academic text for clarity and consistency; upheld style guidelines; caught errors in spelling and grammar; maintained in-house preferences
The Children's Advocate
Freelance Features Writer
2006 - 2008
Developed, researched, and wrote feature stories for non-profit parenting magazine; fact-checked sources for accuracy; built relationships with community organizations for continued networking and...

Education

Berkeley Adult School
Adobe InDesign and Illustrator
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Editcetera
Copy Editing Courses
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Humboldt State University
Bachelors in Literature, Minor in Journalism
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UC Berkeley Extension
Copy Editing Courses
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copy editing
proofreading
cookbooks
grammar
style
editorial
meticulous
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