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David B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 13, 2009

David B.

Focus on Quality
   South Africa
  |   Kloof, KwaZulu-Natal

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

Fine Focus offers a variety of writing skills, all of which are supported by considerable, high quality, experience. The main contributor has a PhD, and a detailed resume can be supplied on request, as well as certified proof of qualifications.

Attention to detail, a personal interest in the work in question, and value for money is what you will get when you work with our company.

Fine Focus is prepared to undertake a small section of the required project as proof of skill in the field -- at no cost.

Services:

1. Preparation of academic...

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Portfolio

This is an example of a volume of the internationally recognised journal African...
This is an example of a volume of Southern African Humanities (published annually), an...
This is an example of my writing for the monthly magazine, African Geographic, a...
This is the first page of a four page article published in the prestigious American...
This is an example of the quality and importance of my academic writing skills -- one...
Example of grant and funding proposal writing
I did a lot of technical and copy writing for this large Internet site.

Skills (10)

Tested
Adobe Photoshop
Email
Editing
Computer Skills
English
Microsoft Word
Organizational Behavior
Technical Writing
English Grammar
Business Writing

Service Description

The Fine Focus team includes an editor with more than 20 years experience in academic publishing. He is a recognised contributor to an extensive range of scientific publications internationally, and is actively involved in several local and international research projects. With 18 years post-doctoral experience, he is well versed in the process of taking research from the laboratory or field, to final proof and publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals. He is an experienced editor of academic journals and also has contributed magazine articles to both regional and international publications. He also has considerable experience with business editing, report and technical writing, investigative research of all kinds, the writing of project and grant proposals, or any writing service required by the client.

Skills information relating to other staff can be accessed at:our company website.

Please refer to our website www.finefocus.co.za and contact us for further information if so required.

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Employment

Fine Focus
Manager
2002 - 2008
I am managing my own company
Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Chief Curator of Arthropoda; Chief Editor: Museum Journals
1990 - 2002
I had nine years experience as Chief Editor of the Museum's two journals, namely African Invertebrates, and the Natal Museum Journal of Humanities.

Education

University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) -- Biological Sciences
1985 - 1990
University of Natal
Master of Science (MSc)
1982 - 1984
University of Natal
Bachelor of Science (Hounours) -- BSc (Hons)
1981 - 1982

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editing
writing
technical
grants
proposals
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