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Kerry M. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 17, 2013

Kerry M.

Expert grammarian at your service
   United States
  |   Cheektowaga, NY
  |  3:56 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $10

As a freelance editor, I work closely with each and every one of my authors to ensure his or her writing is clear and concise. While respecting the integrity of an author's style, I can offer suggestions to avoid redundancy, cliches, and clarity issues. Additionally, for novels, I can spot inconsistencies in character and plot development that will need to be ironed out before proceeding in the publishing process. Finally, I am familiar with identifying and repairing common grammatical errors, such as dangling modifiers, adjective/adverb...

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Skills (3)

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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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Service Description

I am a teacher, writer, and grammar expert looking to assist you with preparing your manuscript for publication. At a low rate of only $.01/ word, I can provide a professional edit and critique of your work.

Need help with your query letter, synopsis, or author bio? No project is too small or too large.

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Employment

Secondary Solutions
Test item writer
2010 - 2010
This was a contract position to write 100 Advanced Placement test questions based on provided literary excerpts.
El Paso Independent School District
Curriculum Writer
2007 - 2010
Developed and wrote science curriculum and activities for middle school gifted and talented students based on provided models, objectives, and structures.
El Paso Independent School District
Teacher, Middle grades
2001 - 2010
Taught an integrated program of English Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies, and the fine Arts for gifted and talented students.

Education

University of Texas at El Paso
Master's of Arts, Linguistics
- 2006
University of Texas at El Paso
Bachelor of Arts, English and American Literature
- 2000
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