Find freelancers. Lose those costly delays.

With 1.7 million freelancers, we'll match you with the perfect talent.

or, Register with Elance »

James McCallough | Elance
 
176985602337900
Last Sign-in: Sep 1, 2015

James McCallough

Freelance Writer and Editor (M.A)
   United Kingdom
  |   West Malling, Kent
  |  12:55 am Local Time

Overview

Highly motivated Editor and Writer with five years experience working on a freelance basis in the UK and Italy; published in several University anthologies and achieved MA. Has an excellent understanding of the English language and the written word, with the ability to offer insightful opinions and competent editing skills. Is able to use own initiative and is committed to succeeding and embracing new opportunities and challenges.

Read More »
Jan 31, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$80|Completed

View All »

Portfolio

Researched the idea of how video games are becoming a new social outlet.

Skills (8)

Tested
Creative Writing
Academic Writing
Business Writing
Content Writing
Editing
English Proofreading
Online Writing
Advertising

Service Description

I offer assistance to anyone who wishes to portray a message clearly, concisely and professionally. Whether it's your website, blog, newsletter or business brochure, having an experienced pair of eyes and insightful suggestions is always worthwhile.

Read More »

Employment

Julie Harton
Proofreader
2013 - 2013
Proofreader of a collection of short stories for children. Also involved analytical criticism and working in close collaboration with client.
Carol Palmer
Proofreader
2012 - 2013
Proofreader of semi-fictional biography 'Stalag IV B'. Involved organisational skills; critical analysis; stern proofreading; meeting deadlines; working in close collaboration with the client;...
Various
Proofreader
2010 - 2013
Proofreader of essays and dissertations from a mainly student based clientele in Winchester (punctuation, spelling and grammar corrections only).
Richard Udall (Bari, Italy)
Editorial Assistant
2012 - 2012
Once again assisting Mr. Udall with his translation of Italian travel books into English. Involved editing translations so that the content became more intelligible, accommodating Western buyers.
University of Winchester
Writer of Playscript
2011 - 2011
Writer of playscript, 'Redrum with Dinner - a Whom Dunnit', a satirical commentary on the Golden Age of murder mystery. Put through to performance with audience of 100+, (duration: 45 mins)....
Pluris
Content Writer
2011 - 2011
Content Writer and Editor of business brochure and website for Pluris (recruitment consultancy based in Oxford). Involved writing the content of website and brochures; substantial research into the...
Richar Udall (Bari, Italy)
Editorial Assistant
2011 - 2011
Editorial Assistant – reviewing and editing the content of ‘Italian to English’ travel books; offering analytical advice on content and structure. Also held the position of Tutorial Assistant at...
Litmus
Copy-Editor
2009 - 2010
Associated with the University of Winchester, 'Litmus' is an anthology dedicated to publishing high quality material. The duties of this role were many and varied, but always involved meeting...

Education

University of Winchester
Master of Arts
2009 - 2010
University of Winchester
Bachelor of Arts 2:1
2005 - 2008
Overview  |  Job History  |  Portfolio  |  Resume/C.V.

Keywords

Creative
Proof Reading
Academic
Business
Research
Poetry
Copy Editing
My Snapshot
All Categories
Elance Level
Level represents activity and experience on Elance. Freelancers start at Level 1 and achieve higher levels through their work. A higher "Level" indicates greater earnings, ratings and other achievements on Elance. Learn More »
  • 12 months
  • Lifetime
Jobs
0
0
0
Total
Milestones
Hours
Reviews
Recommend
Clients
Total
Repeat
Earnings
Total
Per Client
Identity
Username
jmccallough
Type
Individual
Member Since
March 2013
Elance URL
Verifications
0
James McCallough | Elance

James McCallough