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Helen B. | Elance
 
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Helen B.

Proofreading, editorial and writing services
   United Kingdom
Gateshead

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $8

Hello,
I am a conscientious and meticulous freelance proofreader with specialist knowledge of literature and literary criticism, psychology, counselling and child development (particularly Autism and Asperger's syndrome). Self-motivated, I have always managed to work full-time while studying for my second degree and various courses as a result of strong time-management skills, determination, focus and passion for the written word.

Confident and articulate in all communication, I enjoy the challenge that proofreading documents presents....

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Skills (5)

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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)
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English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style)
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English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)
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Service Description

Running my own proofreading business involves meeting and exceeding client needs on a daily basis, and managing administration tasks from marketing to winning projects.

Most recent proofreading projects

* Checked an undergraduate midwifery dissertation of 10,000 words for consistency, grammar and accuracy.
* Proofread a linguistics essay of 2,000 words for a student with English as a second language.
* Proofread a Masters thesis of 15,000 words on comparative politics for a student with English as a second language.


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Education

Publishing Training Centre
Basic Proofreading
2010 - Present
Open University
Diploma in Literature and Creative Writing
2007 - 2009
Open University
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology ( 2:1)
2003 - 2007
University of Sheffield
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Literature ( 2:1)
1991 - 1994
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psychology
creative
fiction
academic
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