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Jessica D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 23, 2012

Jessica D.

Expert Writer and Editor
   United States
  |   Washington, DC
  |  2:54 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $17

Experience editing all genres/types of works. Have worked at a fiction press as an editor and in acquisitions (Novels, novellas, short stories), freelance for two papers (Breaking news, features, reviews), and do freelance jobs for everything in between (technical manuals, scripts, fitness books, memoirs, etc.) Am also a published author (a novel and several short stories) and am willing to bring my years of experience to projects at all levels of completion.

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Dec 22, 2011|Ghost Writing|$40|Completed
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Portfolio

Chapter One from Novel sold to Chainbooks
Chapter of Novel in First Person, Present Tense
Short Story-Published in Anthology
Editing sample from now-published Book
Writing for a "How To" Book
Added Ghostwriting to Incomplete Book

Skills (10)

Tested
Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Editing
Academic Writing
English Proofreading
English
Content Writing
English Grammar
English Punctuation
English Spelling
Microsoft Word

Service Description

Editing (Content, Copy, Line)
Proofreading
Ghostwriting
Content Writing

Have worked as both a staff editor/writer and freelancer for a number of groups/private parties. Experience includes experience in acquisitions at a publishers and writing/editing for a Rhode Island New Outlet. Most current contracted projects are a Romance Novella and content writing for a Business Site. References/Samples are available on request.


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Employment

MD Theatre Guide
Reviewer
2011 - Present
-Write reviews on theatre productions in Maryland/Nearby Venues -Perform research on shows and theatres to keep articles current with happenings in DC, Maryland and Virginia
Rhody News
Writer and Web Editor
2011 - Present
Web Editor -Edit stories submitted through Wordpress by other freelance writers Writer Report on events and other stories that are of interest to Rhode Island readers Conduct interviews for a...
Private Clients
Editor/Ghostwriter
2009 - Present
-Edit/Ghostwrite for a number of private clients, working on everything from Novels to Fitness Guides to Technical Manuals
Discover SD
Freelance Writer
2010 - 2011
-Wrote articles for Discover SD and its sister sites ranging from medical stories to business reviews -Conducted background research and interviews
Leucrota Press
Editor
2009 - 2011
Acquisitions Editor -Assigned projects to the four submissions interns -Made final decision on whether to reject or move forward with submitted manuscripts Editor -Edited accepted manuscripts for...
The American Word
Politics Editor
2009 - 2010
-Assigned political stories to the writers most fit to cover the topic -Performed first edits on the content of articles -Connected writers to the Editor-in-Chief to ensure publication

Education

American University
Bachelor of Art
2006 - 2010

Keywords

Editing
Ghostwriting
web writing
Creative Writing
journalism
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