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Jenni Eaton | Elance
 
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Jenni Eaton

Writer/Editor (10+ yrs. in educational publishing)
   United States
  |   Gettysburg, PA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $71

There is nothing quite like a good story. Be it a work of fiction, a blog article, or a magazine essay, the story is what captures the reader, drawing them into your space not only for the moments they spend reading, but if the story is good, for the hours, days, weeks, months, even years that linger afterwards.

I'm a fast and efficient writer and editor, capable of meeting your specifications exactly as you've outlined them. With over ten years of writing, editing, and project management experience in educational publishing and the arts, I...

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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Editorial project management: I have over five years of editorial project management for Pearson Education and The New Teacher Project. I can oversee your entire project, managing writers, editors, proofreaders, designers, typesetters, and printers.

Graphic design/desktop publishing: Sometimes you don't need an overly complex design. When something simple will suit your project, I can provide a light graphic touch that will spruce up your writing with a professional and straightforward visual appeal. While with The New Teacher Project, I provided graphic design and desktop publishing for the vast majority of their curricular products.

Writing/copywriting: I can write feature articles, as well as fiction. I've also written marketing copy, including material for viewbooks, press releases, blog posts, white papers, and web copy for institutions such as Vermont College of Fine Arts and Upstage Educational Theatre.

Developmental editing: Many book-length works of both fiction and non-fiction (including academic books) need development to fully capture and articulate the ideas. I can work closely with a writer to ensure that ideas are fully realized, clear, and concise across a wide variety of topics for a wide variety of works, from a high school science text book to a heartwarming collection of personal essays to a marketing pamphlet for a non-profit organization.

Copyediting: Once you've nailed the content, it's time to start polishing. Though I copyedit with a focus on...

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Employment

Vermont College of Fine Arts
Writer
2012 - 2012
• Write 500-word articles on assigned topics (usually features of notable individuals, including students, faculty, alumni, etc.) for semi-annual newsletter • Write copy for marketing materials,...
Upstage Educational Theatre
Managing Director
2012 - 2012
Related experience: • Built a website for the organization, including generation and maintenance of all copy • Developed and wrote all curriculum (learning outcomes, standards- and Bloom’s-aligned...
The New Teacher Project
Curricular Production Director
2009 - 2012
• Oversee editorial process for all curricular materials, including print and electronic facilitator and participant manuals and online resources and tools for teacher training, certification, and...
Pearson Education
Managing Editor
2007 - 2008
• Supervised the writing, editing, and design of educational print, electronic, and multimedia materials, including teacher guides, student books, electronic resource discs, and interactive...

Education

University of Maryland (College Park)
Bachelor of Arts in English Language & Literature
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Vermont College of Fine Arts
Master of Fine Arts in Writing
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developmental editing
copyediting
proofreader
desktop publishing
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