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Jeanne Thornton | Elance
 
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Jeanne Thornton

Writing, Editing, Design & Illustration
   United States
  |   Austin, TX
  |  12:09 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

Book editor, copy editor, and independent creative writer & designer teams with experienced digital artist, illustrator, and cartoonist to provide a full range of writing, editing, illustration, and design services for any web or physical project. Reasonable pricing, creative ideas, and guaranteed delivery. All native English speakers with years of professional experience, both freelance and in-house.

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Feb 3, 2011|Editing & Proofreading|$470|Working
Feb 3, 2011|Editing & Proofreading|$55|Completed
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Portfolio

A promotional flyer for a literary reading/stage/musical act.
CD cover and interior for the Brooklyn, NY band, ESCAPE KEY. I used oil pastels to draw...
Traditional pen and ink illustration for a short story in a literary magazine.
A pen and ink story illustration; set in Brooklyn.
Comic strip done for simultaneous print and web publication. Art done with pen and ink...
The final color comic strip done for the Cooley's Anemia Foundation to help raise...
Copy edits for a chapter of an academic book, Funerals In Africa (2011, Berghahn Books).
Sample line edits from the appendix to the book Rise of the Videogame Zinesters by Anna...
Edits on the English translation of a Chinese website. Edits were done in Excel on...
Short story, published in The Evergreen Review #122, March 2010.
http://evergreenreview.com/122/an-american-dream.html
Edits for the short story "Hypnotized," published in the online magazine...
Busts of Verdi and Schubert
Poets at a poetry reading.
Comp design for a postcard for Brooklyn, NY band Escape Key. Band ultimately went a...
Flyer done for National Organization of Women in Austin, TX, for a body acceptance fair...
Promotional comic for a theater company producing a play about Superman. One of a...
Promotional comic for a theater company producing a play about Superman. One of a...
Webcomics project, Adobe Photoshop CS5
Webcomics project, Adobe Photoshop CS5
Soren Kierkegaard adaptation, b&w line art, pen and ink.
Friendly portrait of client's family, kids & pets. Done to client specifications.
Cartoon mailboxes/envelopes for a client's mailing supplies store. He chose the one in...

Skills (9)

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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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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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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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Passed
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
HTML5
CSS

Service Description

- Book editing
- Copy editing (Chicago, AP, APA, MLA, house)
- SEO editing
- Proofreading
- Web content/article writing
- Press release writing
- Book design
- Web/magazine illustration
- Cartooning
- Logo and banner design

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Employment

Seven Stories Press
Fiction Editor
2008 - 2011

Education

Antioch University Los Angeles
MFA Creative writing
2004 - 2006
University of Texas
Bachelor of Arts, English & Philosophy
2001 - 2004

Keywords

copy editing
copy writing
book design
proofreading
creative writing
comics
illustration
cartoons
image editing
digital art
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