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Eric D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 7, 2011

Eric D.

Clear, Concise, and Informative written content
   United States
  |   Canoga Park, CA
  |  5:01 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I have developed a clear, informative,and distinctive voice over ten years of writing and editing in a variety of styles, subjects, and formats.

During four years as a newspaper Section Editor, I wrote stories in a variety of styles, including news, features, entertainment and product reviews, and opinion editorials. I edited stories of a wide range of contributors for for clarity, style, and factuality. I also placed content such as copy, graphics, and headlines and captions in layout for both print and electronic delivery.

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Portfolio

A book review I wrote for the February 2005 issue of Reason Magazine
An article I wrote for the Q1 issue of Options industry newsletter

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U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Advertising Skills Certification
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Service Description

I specialize in writing clear, informative, and concise short-form web copy for landing pages, product descriptions, FAQs, etc.

I have experience writing longer-form documents such as corporate reports, employee handbooks, manuals, and white papers.

I am also a detail-oriented copy editor and proofreader. I am familiar with a number of styles, including Chicago, AP, and MLA.

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Employment

Great American Group
Associate Writer
2010 - 2010
I researched, wrote, and edited in-depth corporate reports for executive clients. Reports were based on complex financial and inventory data, field consultant notes, and trade press research....
American Muscial and Dramatic Academy
Instructor
2010 - 2010
I designed and taught College Composition course. Coursework focused on grammar; sentence, paragraph, and essay structure; content analysis, argument structure, peer review, and revision process...
Anthem College
Instructor
2009 - 2009
I designed and taught Critical Thinking course for career-college level students. Course focused on basic conceptual analysis, critical reading and media consumption skills, and college writing and...
University of Missouri
Instructor
2006 - 2008
I designed and taught Introductory Ethics and Business Ethics courses. Courses focused on conceptual clarity and connections between eras, movements, and thinkers. I emphasized practical ethical...
Quaker Campus Student Newspaper
Section Editor/Copy Editor
2000 - 2004
I wrote a bi-weekly opinion column which was one of the papers' most popular and widely-responded-to features. I also frequently wrote stories for the news, features and entertainment sections. As...

Education

University of Missouri
Master of Philosophy
2006 - 2008
Whittier College
Bachelor of Arts
2000 - 2004
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writing
copywriting
copy editing
proofreading
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