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Joyce Goldenstern | Elance
 
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Joyce Goldenstern

Joyce Goldenstern
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL
  |  2:44 pm Local Time

Overview

I have been a freelance writer and indexer for over 20 years. Most of my freelance writing experience has been writing for textbook companies. I also do professional back-of-the-book indexes and textbook correlations, often using CINDEX indexing program. I also do proofreading and substantive editing. I have many years of teaching experience and M.A.'s in both English and linguistics. Please see my website for more information.

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Skills (5)

Tested
indexing
Content Writing
textbook writing
substantive editing
rewriting

Service Description

I provide writing and indexing services primarily; also proofreading, substantive editing, rewriting. I have a strong academic background, so am capable of working on scholarly projects. I have also done copy writing and correlations for educational publishers. Clients for whom I have worked on writing projects include World Book Publishing, Enslow Publishing, Houghton Mifflin, and McDougal, Littell, among others. Clients for whom I have done indexing work include World Book Publishing, Northern Illinois University Press, National Council of Teachers of English, ILR Press (Cornell University), Princeton Architectural Press, Oregon State University Press, American Technical Publishers, Ivan R. Dee, and McGraw Hill, among others.

Content Areas for Textbook Writing include history, English, ESL, Architecture, Folk Literature, Fiction, Literature, Social Studies, Science

Indexing projects include academic, technical, trade, health (for lay people), self-help, educational textbooks, children's nonfiction and general nonfiction.

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Employment

J. Kay Writing and Indexing
Freelance writer and indexer
1990 - Present
Loyola University Chicago
Lecturer
1996 - 2010
I taught ESL, Composition, and Literature courses.

Education

University of Illinois at Chicago
Graduate Courses in history
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University of Chicago
Publishing Courses
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Northern Illinois University
M. A. in English
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Chicago Architecture Foundation
Docent Training
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Northeastern Illinois University
M. A. in Linguistics
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Northern Illinois University
B.S. in Education
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SUNY at Buffalo
Graduate Courses in humanities
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Briam Institute, Madrid Spain
Spanish Courses
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Indexing
writing
proofreading
editing
rewriting
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