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Gail Chadwick | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 19, 2015

Gail Chadwick

I'll polish your prose until it shines!
   United States
  |   Theodore, AL
  |  7:43 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

Are you looking for a meticulous, writer-friendly editor? With 30 years' experience in communications, I believe I will exceed your expectations.

Though I now edit other writers' manuscripts, I worked for several years as a feature writer for business and lifestyle magazines in the Northeast and Midwest. As a university publications editor and adjunct professor, I taught print journalism classes at Michigan State Univ. in E. Lansing, MI. I later taught a range of journalism courses as an instructor at Jackson State Univ. in Jackson, MS....

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Portfolio

This portfolio includes a sample of published books that I copy edited. I chose a dozen...

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Service Description

Services offered:
• Proofreading
• Basic Copyediting (mechanical line edit)
• Comprehensive Copyediting (style, organization, dialogue, plot flow, POV)
• Manuscript Evaluations (in-depth feedback, suggestions for improvement)
• Proofreading

Testimonials from writers whose novels I edited:

"I’ve been surprised by her focus, attention to details, but mostly with the fact that she had put her heart into it. I could feel it." — Greg M. Sarwa, Northbrook, IL

“Gail Chadwick is a top-notch editor. I have worked with a few editors in the past, and Gail is by far the best editor I’ve come in contact with." — Mack Baniameri, Phoenix, AZ

"Gail has done a superb job with my manuscript. Her literary sensitivity, competence, and creativity enabled my novel to flow quite smoothly. " —Jayson Lee, Sacramento, CA

"Her prompt, professional service is remarkable as is the quality of her work. Gail is the editor who moved my books to a professional level." — Marko Lampas, New York, NY


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Education

University of Iowa
Master's Degree, Mass Communications
- 1978
University of Iowa
Bachelor's Degree, Journalilsm
- 1976
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