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Erin L. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 12, 2013

Erin L.

Versatile Freelance Editor, Proofreader, Writer
   Ireland
  |   Galway, Galway

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

“The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.”
~ Mark Twain

I specialize in loving the written word in all shapes and sizes. I love creating and perfecting prose in all its forms and have experience in various areas of writing and editing. I also excel at creative writing, particularly prose such as short fiction or short creative nonfiction.

Customer service, punctuality, and quality are what I focus on.

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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I hold a B.A. in English Literature with a Writing Minor and graduated as part of the Insignis Honors Program. I live inside a world of words, adore reading, and am constantly writing scenes in my head based on the world around me. I am flexible and highly adaptable with my writing, editing, and proofreading skills. I love helping others with their journey through the words, whatever type of journey that may be.

In my writing I strive to be as thorough as possible while using the minimum amount of words needed. I work towards clarity while keeping the language entertaining.

In my editing I work towards perfecting not only grammar and punctuation but providing contsructive, honest criticism that maintains the integrity and voice of the piece while improving it.

My skills and experience include:

Legal Transcript Proofreading - requires keen eye for detail and quick turnaround times

I worked for a nonprofit created to help those affected by domestic and sexual violence. My work included:
- generating website content, breathing new life into already existing content
- proofreading / copyediting submissions to the site
- researching / writing / editing grant applications
- writing informative, exquisite descriptions inside tight word count limits

Co-author of a play designed to raise awareness about domestic and sexual violence. My work included:
- interviewing individuals, transcribing interviews
- editing interviews for length /...

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Education

Aquinas College
B.A. in English Literature with a Writing Minor
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Creative Writing
Content Writing
Proofreading
Copyediting
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