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Asheya H. | Elance
 
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Asheya H.

Fiction Editing Services
   Canada
Whitehorse
  |  3:17 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $35

I provide copy editing and substantive editing for fantasy, science fiction, young adult fiction, and children's fiction. I am also interested in editing non-fiction works related to childbirth, parenting, alternative health, and spirituality.

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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

I have a university education in English Literature, which includes courses on writing and teaching writing, and I was a section editor for my university newspaper. My background in teaching makes me an ideal editor, as I have a wealth of experience working with emerging writers and providing constructive feedback.

I've won awards for my own writing, including the Dr. M. Sheila O'Connell Prize, and I have an intuitive sense of what makes a story feel right, along with my academic knowledge.

I am passionate about reading, and love a good book. I want to see more good books published! I am both a fast and a critical reader, and will help you not only with copy and line editing but with character development, plot development, and much more.


Copy Editing

This is where we dot the 'i's and cross the 't's. I make sure your manuscript is perfect so that the publisher can pay attention to your story. This is what people usually think of when they think editing, and I especially recommend it if you feel you have a strong story but know that your spelling and grammar are weak.

Substantive Editing

This is a more in depth analysis of your work, with lots of feedback about character development, plot development, writing style and voice, and the coherence of the novel as a whole. I will provide you with a summary of the characters' motivations, goals, and conflicts, make suggestions for changes, provide analysis of the plot, critique whether the characters are driving...

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Education

Simon Fraser University
Professional Development Program
2001 - 2002
Trinity Western University
Bachelor of Education
1996 - 2001
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fiction
fantasy
science fiction
children's fiction
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