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Esmé H. | Elance
 
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Esmé H.

Text editor, proofreader
   South Africa
  |  6:57 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

I have completed an M.Sc degree (cum laude) at the North-West University and a copy-editing certificate at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.

My supervisors and most recent examiners have lauded my ability to write clearly, concisely and correctly. With this ability, and my training as proofreader and/or text editor, I am able to read and edit formal writing with an eye for detail.

Good understanding of English in the academic and professional contexts, and respect for time constraints that writers are subject to, enables me to...

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Portfolio

I authored a paper about my post-graduate research, which was published in The Journal...
I had a logo designed for my text editing services.

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Service Description

I offer text editing and proofreading services for all manner of documents, dissertations, theses, proposals, reports and non-fiction writing. My services include correcting spelling, grammar and punctuation errors, as well as ensuring consistency in writing, formatting and referencing. I work in Microsoft Word, using the ‘track changes’ function. The end product will be a clear, neat and presentable manuscript.

Contextual fact checking forms part of my services and I am proficient in extracting and consolidating information in a wide array of fields.



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Employment

Freelance copy-editor
Editing postgraduate dissertations & publications
2015 - Present
I edited the dissertations and academic papers of several postgraduate dissertation and research papers from the North-West University and University of Pretoria in South Africa. This included...
DJ Bullock
Freelance proofreader
2015 - 2015
Proofreading of non-fiction Christian manuscript: Get your feet off the table (or you're not going to make it...) 2nd edition (not published yet).
E-TEK Consulting
Freelance text editor
2014 - 2015
E-TEK Consulting is an environmental engineering consultation firm. I edit reports submitted to mining companies, such as De Beers Consolidated Mines, ensuring that the documents are clear and...

Education

University of Cape Town
Get Smarter Copy-editing online course
2015 - 2015
North-West University
M.Sc (Environmental Science)
2012 - 2014
North-West University
BSc Honours (Environmental Sciences)
2011 - 2011
North-West University
BSc Botany, Zoology and Geology
2007 - 2010
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