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Kara S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 14, 2013

Kara S.

Professional copy editing and proofreading
   Canada
Thornhill

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I have five years of in-house editorial experience as both a developmental and production editor, as well as two years of experience as a freelance copy editor. I am well-versed in design and layout programs, regularly working in Adobe Acrobat. I am professionally trained in copy editing and proofreading and have a keen eye for detail. I enjoy working with authors to polish their work and bring out their best. I edit American, Canadian, and UK English. I have an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, as well as a graduate certificate...

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Mar 3, 2010|Technical Writing|$50|Working
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5.0
Feb 14, 2010|Editing & Proofreading|$400|Working
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5.0
Dec 8, 2009|Editing & Proofreading|$80|Completed
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5.0
Nov 29, 2009|Other - Writing Services|$50|Completed
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5.0

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Skills (7)

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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing
Academic Writing
English Proofreading
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Service Description

I am a professional copy editor and proofreader with five years' experience working for an international educational publisher. I'm passionate about the English language, and I look forward to showing you what I can do!

Software: Word, Adobe Acrobat Professional, InDesign, Illustrator, Wordpress


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Employment

Semicolon Services
Freelance Editor
2010 - Present
McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited
Supervising Editor
2007 - 2012
Supervising Editor
McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited
Developmental Editor
2008 - 2008
Developmental Editor

Education

Centennial College
Diploma, Book and Magazine Publishing
2006 - 2007
McGill University
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
1998 - 2002

Keywords

editing
copy editing
proofreading
academic writing
academic editing
manuscript
novel
thesis
business writing
business editing
copy writing
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