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John Harten | Elance
 
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John Harten

Reliable, professional and on-time editing.
   United States
  |   San Diego, CA

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

I have a boutique editing, writing and story consulting firm. I was a writing teacher for ten years and I have outstanding writing and editing skills. This is very much a relationship business for me, and I work very closely with my clients.

I specialize in developmental editing. In a developmental edit, I use Microsoft Word's Track Changes feature to write suggestions for improvements to specific parts of a book. I also write a five to ten-page critique of the book as a whole, including detailed suggestions for improvements. A...

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May 27, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|$132|Completed
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5.0
May 26, 2015|Creative Writing|$0|Working
May 21, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|$171|Working
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3.8
May 19, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|$0|Working

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Portfolio

non-fiction editing
non-fiction and screenwriting editing
screenwriting editing and story consulting
screenwriting, screenplay editing
young adult fiction novel
Edit of a literary short story.
Edit of the memoir of a female Army medic who, after serving in Iraq, became a Buddhist...
Edit of a fantasy novel.
Young adult science fiction novel edit.
Edit of a book on solo parenting written by a family therapist.
Fantasy novel editing, proofreading and story consulting.
Edit and ghostwrite of a 140-page book on the green printing business.
The memoir of a black Jewish woman in Chicago.
Detailed critique and development notes for a science fiction short story.
Detailed critique and developmental notes for a YA/MA fantasy novel.
Edit of a young adult science fiction/post-apocalyptic adventure novel.
Editing of a series of YA fantasy novels.

Skills (4)

Tested
English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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Editing
Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Passed
Academic Writing

Service Description

I offer the following services:

-developmental editing
-proofreading
-light editing (improvements to sentence fluency and content)
-in-depth editing (significant structural changes and content rewriting)
-original fiction and non-fiction writing
-screenwriting
-screenplay editing
-story consultation



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Keywords

editing
proofreading
screenwriting
writing
creative writing
business
fiction
self-help
inspirational
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