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John Greenwood | Elance
 
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John Greenwood

Experienced editor and proofreader
   United Kingdom
  |   Birmingham, West Midlands
  |  3:22 am Local Time

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Minimum Hourly Rate $13

“Was very professional, took the job seriously, and did a fantastic job. Highly recommended.”
—jren, Elance contractor

A first class honors graduate in English, I have an MA in Chinese Studies and since 2006 I have co-edited Theaker's Quarterly Fiction, a print and online science-fiction and fantasy magazine. I am an experienced writer, editor and proofreader.

I have edited and proofread several novels and short stories for publication.

I write my own fiction - one of my short stories is due to appear in an...

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As well as reading half the submissions for this magazine of science-fiction, fantasy...
http://theakersquarterly.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/theakers41.html
I was the proofreader for this publication, bringing several of Doyle's lesser known...
http://www.lulu.com/shop/arthur-conan-doyle/the-conan-doyle-weirdbook/ebook/product-17506302.html

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English Grammar
UK English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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English
English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)
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UK English Basic Skills Test
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)
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English Proofreading
UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style)
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Editing
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Service Description

I'm accurate, thorough, reliable and courteous. As well as proofreading for grammar and syntax issues, I can provide detailed suggestions about sentence structure and rhythm, narrative tone, characterization, scene-setting, dialogue and plot. It's what I enjoy doing.

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Education

School of Oriental and African Studies, London
Master of Arts in Chinese Studies (Distinction)
1998 - 1999
University of Sussex
Bachelor of Arts with Honours, English (1st Class)
1992 - 1995

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proofreader
writer
novel
literature
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