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Katherine Duke | Elance
 
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Katherine Duke

A wonder with words!
   United States
  |   South Hadley, Massachusetts
  |  1:46 am Local Time

Overview

I'm an award-winning writer and meticulous editor, educated in both the United States and the United Kingdom. In my years of full-time and freelance experience, I have earned glowing praise for my "unparalleled command of grammar" and "exquisitely crafted long-form journalism." There's nothing more satisfying to me than helping to produce written work that readers find clear, compelling and professional.

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Portfolio

A feature-length cover story I wrote for the Fall 2009 issue of "Amherst"...
A blog-style Web article I wrote in 2009, about attending a psychology class during...
A blog-style Web article I wrote in December 2007, about attending a murder-mystery...
An interview/profile piece I did with author and professor Judith Frank, for the Spring...
A press release I wrote in 2009, about the publication of an Amherst College...
The University of California Press listing of an anthropology book I proofread in 2009
http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520260931
The Amazon.com listing for a book of poetry that I proofread in 2009
http://www.amazon.com/Boys-at-Play-N-D-Austin/dp/0981992005

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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (AP Style)
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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Service Description

I'm ready and eager to take on assignments large and small, whether you need writing, editing, proofreading or critiques and advice to take your texts from "so-so" to "superb." My rates are flexible, and you may specify which, if any, style guide you would like me to use.

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Employment

Freelance
Writer/Editor
2008 - Present
Hiighlights of my freelance work include jobs as diverse as writing a profile of Amherst College for a leading college guide, proofreading an anthropology professor's latest book, copyediting a...
Amherst College Office of Public Affairs
Writer/Editor
2006 - Present
What was originally a two-year fellowship has proven so successful that I'm now in my seventh year! I continue to take on ever-greater challenges and responsibilities as a writer, editor and...

Education

Lancaster University
Master of Arts in Creative Writing
2005 - 2006
Amherst College
Bachelor of Arts in English
2001 - 2005
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Writing
Editing
Proofreading
Copyediting
English grammar
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