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Jennifer McNeil | Elance
 
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Jennifer McNeil

Editor and Proofreader
   United States
  |   Knoxville, TN

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

Are there errors lurking in your text? Are your ideas as clear as they could be? Before you publish, call in a professional editor to make sure you look good in print.

I am a seasoned freelance editor with 9 years’ experience in the publishing industry. After working as a senior editor in one of America's largest publishing houses, I set up shop as a freelancer in 2011. I have since edited hundreds of books and articles for publishers and independent writers. If your writing needs a high-level, professional polish, I'll bring all my...

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Service Description

Whether you're a publisher or independent writer, I will make sure your text exceeds the highest industry standards. I offer:

~ proofreading
~ copy editing
~ ghost-writing
~ project management
~ developmental editing
~ curriculum development

You can rest assured that I've been tried and tested through years as an in-house editor and trusted freelancer. I also trained in Chicago style through the University of Chicago's course in manuscript editing. Take a look at my portfolio for samples of previous books, several of which have gone on to become New York Times bestsellers, industry award winners, and even major motion pictures.

Your work could be seen by millions of eyes; as your editor, I'll be in your corner making sure you look good.

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Employment

Thomas Nelson Publishers
Senior Editor
2010 - 2011
Supervised staff and freelance editors in a nonfiction trade department specializing in religion, biography, and memoir. Presided over editorial and production processes for nonfiction trade books,...
Thomas Nelson Publishers
Managing Editor
2007 - 2010
Managed the editorial process for nonfiction books, working with authors, freelancers, designers, publicists, and book production staff at all stages of book production. Oversaw proofing and...
Thomas Nelson Publishers
Editorial Assistant
2006 - 2007
As editorial assistant to VP of publishing, performed all administrative tasks for our nonfiction trade book division. Assisted with production schedule, registered books with the Library of...

Education

New England Conservatory
Master of Music (Guitar)
2011 - 2013
Vanderbilt University
Bachelor of Music with a double in English
2002 - 2006
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