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Jessica James | Elance
 
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Jessica James

Quality writing produced on deadline.
   United States
  |   Gravois Mills, MO

Overview

My name is Jessica James. As a result-driven writer and editor with seven years' experience, my goal is to make your life a little easier.

My broad-ranging skill set covers a number of the various paths on the road to publication. Not only do I possess the command of words, I also understand how to deliver those words to the public--on deadline.

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Nov 8, 2011|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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4.7
Sep 20, 2011|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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4.9
Jun 17, 2011|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

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Skills (4)

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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Service Description

I was introduced into the writing/editing/publishing industry in 2003 when I became assistant editor for a literary journal. The following year I was promoted to editor. From 2004 to 2007 my responsibilities included marketing, submission selection, layout and design, product proofing and distribution as well as working with community leaders and staff to grow the budget.

During college I headed the writing center, editing pieces for students and various college departments, as well as personally tailoring reading comprehension and literary studies for ESL students, academic probation students and those with specific learning disabilities. At this time I also spearheaded three separate informal writing workshops, focusing on poetry and fiction, academic writing and creative nonfiction.

In 2008 I became editor for a weekly newspaper. Responsibilities included writing and editing concise, timely copy, conducting feature interviews, setting schedules/interviews for journalists, personally covering crucial local events, and maintaining the flow of information between community leaders and members of the media as well as among staff.

During 2010 I embarked on a freelance career and was hired by Demand Studios and Textbroker to provide clear copy to a variety of clients, simultaneously upholding site style guidelines while custom-tailoring the articles to specific needs. Duties include meeting requested keyword densities, readability and quick turnaround without...

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