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Janeen S. | Elance
 
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Janeen S.

Transcriptionist and Multi-Published Novelist
   United States
  |  12:35 am Local Time

Overview

I am the author of nine historical romance novels from Dorchester Publishing. These were originally released in paperback from 1996-2006 and are now in reissue as e-books by Samhain Publishing. I did my own line editing and copy editing on all of these books, receiving assistance from the house editor only with some content editing.

I prefer to write stories that are no more than graphic than an R-rated movie, and actually specialize in G- or PG-rated fiction.

I have eight years of full-time work as a medical transcriptionist for both...

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Portfolio

This is my own original historical/fantasy romance novel, first released by Dorchester...
This is my own original historical/fantasy romance novel, first released by Dorchester...
This is my own original historical/fantasy romance novel, first released by Dorchester...
This is my own original historical/fantasy romance novel, first released by Dorchester...
This is my own original historical/fantasy romance novel, first released by Dorchester...
This is my own original historical/fantasy romance novel, first released by Dorchester...
This is my own original historical/fantasy romance novel, first released by Dorchester...
This is my own original historical/fantasy romance novel, first released by Dorchester...
This is my own original historical/fantasy romance novel, first released by Dorchester...
This is a page from my own 2006 novel, *Goddess of Eire*. I did all of the line...
Description This is a page from one of my own original magazine articles. I did all...

Skills (11)

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Fiction Writing
English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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Medical Transcription
Ghostwriting
Transcription
English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. Word Usage Test
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Medical Writing
Non-Fiction Writing

Service Description

As your transcriptionist, I will return to you clean, correct, appropriately edited copy that is ready for immediate use and/or publication. I use ExpressScribePro with a USB foot pedal and noise-canceling headphones for transcribing.

My goal as your copy editor is to make certain that your reader understands and "gets" your work just as clearly as you do.

Since 2000 I've been presenting writers' workshops at local conventions and events. I very much enjoy helping the new writers get started and the more experienced writers get published.

Do you need editing services for your manuscript, but find professional editing to be too expensive? Consider a short critique instead. I can take your first 1,000 words – that's all I need – and give you a thorough and very detailed critique of your work. It is never necessary to read an entire story, much less an entire novel, to get a good feel for the writing and catch any weaknesses.

I will critique the first 100 words for you at no charge as a sample. You might be surprised at what can be done with only 100 words! I offered my own critique service for two years and loved the work, stopping only to concentrate on my own novels as Dorchester continued to send me contracts.

I am often asked to judge fiction writing contests, both through the RWA and through science fiction conventions. I enjoy this very much and always give the contestants as much feedback as possible.

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Employment

Dorchester Publishing and Samhain Publishing
Novelist (Independent Contractor)
1996 - Present
Dorchester Publishing, 200 Madison Avenue, Suite 2000, New York, NY 10016 Samhain Publishing, Suite 2, 11821 Mason Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati OH 45249 Writing as “Janeen O’Kerry,” I am the...
Transcend Services/Nuance
Medical Transcriptionist
2008 - 2013
I did both straight typing and Voice Recognition editing of dictation by many, many different doctors at three full-service Southern California hospitals, including many ESL dictators.

Education

Court Reporting and Captioning at Home
Broadcast Captioning and CART
2014 - Present
Oliver Wendell Holmes High School, San Antonio, TX
High School Diploma
1967 - 1971

Keywords

Medical and corporate transcription
English proofreading
line editing
copy editing
content editing
book editing
ghostwriting
fiction critique
English as a second language
medical terminology.
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