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Kara B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 17, 2014

Kara B.

   United States
  |   Hickory, NC

Overview

When I was ten, I wanted to be Harriet the Spy. I wrote in my notebook furiously as I made assumptions about the mischief I thought my neighbors were getting into. I even followed people around my San Antonio,Texas neighborhood.

After my spy days concluded, my interest in writing only grew stronger—I went to school in Provo, Utah to study more about writing and editing. At Brigham Young University, I gained a higher appreciation for young adult literature, editing, the outdoors, health food, and fitness. I was able to marvel in Utah’s...

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Editing
Creative Writing
Customer Service
Microsoft Word
English Composition
Copy Editing
Blogging
Substantive Editing
Copywriting
InDesign

Employment

Patchwork Press
Editor (Intern)
2014 - Present
-Handle acquisition letters—read and evaluate submissions looking to publish with Patchwork Press. -Evaluate & developmentally edit short-story length and novel-length manuscripts—explain how and...
Kara Baird Freelance Editing
Freelance Editor
2014 - Present
Harold B. Lee Library
Library Administration Editor
2014 - 2014
-Created a style guide for the Harold B. Lee Library -Edited website copy in preparation for the launch of the 2014 design -Copy edited & substantively edited a novel-length biography...
Brigham Young University Independent Study
Testing Department Assistant
2013 - 2014
-Copy wrote & edited employee training manuals. -Helped manage the launch of the BYU Online testing program. -Addressed customer service queries over the phone & via email.
Brigham Young University
Sports Camp Counselor
2012 - 2012
Lifetime Fitness
Kids Activities Team Member
2011 - 2011

Education

Brigham Young University
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
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