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Jennifer Smith | Elance
 
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Jennifer Smith

Copywriter, editor, proofreader, literary analyst
   United Kingdom
  |   Manchester, Greater Manchester
  |  7:08 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $8

I have earned a BA (Hons) in 'English with Cultural Studies' and an 'MA in Literature and Modernity' at the University of Salford (MA in conjunction with Manchester Metropolitan University). The modules in these degrees allowed me to explore my interests in modern culture and the development of language at an academic level, eg. censorship of the media, the relationship between media and violence, and the function of propaganda and perception in a hegemonic society.

My principal strength in my writing is my attention to detail and my skill...

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Skills (9)

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English
Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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Content Writing
Creative Writing
Editing
English Proofreading
English Spelling
Online Writing
Report Writing
Touch Typist

Service Description

Copywriter: I offer dictation and transcription services (verbatim or with editing and proofreading included); I have just completed several sections of a handwritten novel. I worked as a Clerk for School Governor's for several months, in which capacity I took handwritten notes of board meetings and presented them as official documents.

Proofreader, Editor, Researcher, Content Writer: in the process of earning my degrees, I developed all of these skills, along with the ability to write oral presentations (incorporating visual aids) for myself and others to perform. My final MA module, entitled Research Methods, consisted of demonstrating my skills in performing research into my chosen subject, writing comprehensively about how and why I chose to incorporate and/or reject specific aspects of the research, then presenting that research for an academic audience; in essence, I had to document my entire methodology for writing an essay, which naturally made me acutely aware of the act of writing as a process, breaking my general essay writing skills down into its separate aspects.

I have also written a number of self-reflective pieces on essays I have written, the most challenging of which concerned representations of the Holocaust: in examining photographs taken by Nazi soldiers in concentration camps, is the viewer in any way complicit? Is art which has the Holocaust as its subject exploitative? Is the very module itself exploitative (in that it's just another credit to...

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Education

University of Salford
Literature and Modernity MA
2005 - 2007
University of Salford
English with Cultural Studies BA(Hons)
2003 - 2005

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Copywriting
Editing
Dictation
Transcription
Proofreading
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