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Joanna Yardley | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 20, 2014

Joanna Yardley

Editing, Proofreading and Copyediting Services
   Australia
  |   Melbourne, VIC
  |  10:10 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

I offer my clients meticulous editing, copyediting and proofreading services. I am highly proficient in Australian, American and UK English grammar and punctuation conventions.

I clearly demonstrate a strong work ethic, honest communication and a dedication to the highest level of editing on all published documentation, when attention to detail is priority.

I am highly experienced, talented and knowledgeable across many industries and as an editor continually building strong working relationships, I am dedicated to ensuring your confidence...

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Portfolio

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Skills (5)

Tested
English
UK English Basic Skills Test
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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Editing
English Grammar
English Punctuation

Service Description

For proofreading work, I will check the following:

-spelling, punctuation, literals and other typographical errors, for example, font
-grammar
-word breaks and hyphenation
-orphans and widows
-paragraph indentation
-spacing between lines and words
-preliminary pages: front and back cover; spine and front and back flaps; title, half-title and reverse-title page; imprint page; forward; list of illustrations etc.
-folios, headers and footers
-numbering lists
-headings: chapter headings and sub-headings
-table of contents
-tables, diagrams, figures and their captions
-footnotes, references and cross-references
-contacts, addresses and telephone numbers
-endmatter: reference lists, footnotes, bibliography, index etc.

For copyediting work, I will check the following:

-grammar and punctuation
-indentation and alignment
-widows and orphans
-preliminary pages: front and back cover; spine and front and back flaps; title, half-title and reverse-title page; imprint page; forward; list of illustrations etc.
-table of contents
-sections or chapters
-headings and sub-headings
-facts and accuracy
-tables and charts
-illustrations and photos
-folios
-margins (top, bottom, left and right)
-headers and footers
-citations
-endmatter: reference lists, footnotes, bibliography, index etc.

For editing work, I will correct the following:

-all of the above proofreading and copyediting services
-complete grammar check including verb usage and subject-verb agreement
-ensure flow is undisturbed...

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Employment

Thompson Reuters
Proofreader
2013 - Present
ZDPS
Editor
2011 - Present
Edit, format and typset federal and state funded research papers.
Body Development
Copyeditor
2010 - Present
Research, edit and maintain databases and sports injury programs.
Armata Constructions Pty Ltd
Editor
2010 - Present
Edit, format and typset building contracts.
Keeping It Green Pty
Editor
2010 - Present
Edit and format all business documentation.
Motivation Matters
Developmental Editor
2013 - 2013
Extraordinary Future
Developmental Editor
2013 - 2013

Education

Australian College
Higher Diploma of Publishing, Diploma of Editing
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Keywords

Proofreading Copyediting Editing
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