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Erica C. | Elance
 
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Erica C.

Professional back-of-the-book indexing & design
   United States
Cottage Grove
  |  4:05 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

The Last Word specializes in creating professional back-of-the-book indexes for publishers, packagers, organizations, and authors. I'm a member of the American Society for Indexing and I have the qualifications to ensure that your index will be thoughtful, accurate, and well-crafted.

I'm also a trained proofreader and graphic artist. I have a wide variety of skills and can help you create a professional book or publication.

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Portfolio

This chronological index demonstrates the use of organizational subheadings for the...
Informal lowercase style, formatted with Sky Index
Excerpt from the index of a gardening book. This type of index may also be divided into...
Historical project for the Harlin Museum, West Plains, Missouri This sample shows sets...
Interior layout for standard 6x9 novel, file created with Adobe InDesign for...
Interior layout for cookbook using Adobe InDesign
Point of purchase promotional material created with Adobe InDesign
Created with Adobe InDesign

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English Proofreading
Adobe InDesign
English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Service Description

The Last Word specializes in creating professional back-of-the-book indexes for publishers, packagers, organizations, and authors.

Education and Training

* Basic Indexing Tutorials, classes with Kari Kells of Index West
* Applied Indexing Course, The Graduate School, USDA
* Proofreading Course, The Graduate School, USDA
* American Society for Indexing National Conference
* Workshops and peer review, Pacific Northwest Chapter of ASI
* B.S. in Graphic Communications Engineering Technology, Arizona State University
* 20 years experience in the printing and publishing field

My areas of special interest include gardening, agriculture, horticulture, natural building, alternative energy, photography, graphic arts, health, cooking, and biographies.

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Keywords

index
indexing
proofreading
editing
book design
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