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Keith Miller | Elance
 
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Keith Miller

Writing and Editing Solutions
   United States
  |   Ventura, CA
  |  9:58 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $18

I am a full-time writer and editor, offering comprehensive solutions for print and web-based projects. I have undertaken projects as varied as proofreading novels in translation by Nobel Prize-winning authors, editing complex multi-author books, and developing style books for major organizations.

I received a $45,000 advance from Penguin for my first novel, The Book of Flying. It has since been published in a number of countries. My second novel, The Book on Fire, was selected as one of the hundred best science fiction and fantasy novels of...

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Portfolio

Edited novel in translation by the late Nobel Prize-winner
Edited 368-page coffee table book
Novel published by Penguin
http://millerworlds.com/The%20Book%20of%20Flying.html
Novel published by Immanion
http://millerworlds.com/The%20Book%20on%20Fire.html
Translation from the French of Arthur Rimbaud''s poetry
http://millerworlds.com/The%20Illuminations.html
Edited 314-page self-improvement book
Edited novel in translation (winner of the 2006 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature)
Edited novel by the late Nobel Prize-winner
Edited novel in translation
Edited nonfiction coffee table book
Winner, Editor Unleashed/Smashwords Essay Contest, 2010
Article published in Egypt Today

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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I am a professional writer and editor, specializing in comprehensive services and fast turnaround.

I offer proofreading, editing, and writing services at competitive rates. I have edited many works of fiction, as well as manuscripts in the fields of history, social sciences, chemistry, political science, biology, and physics. Clients include Heinemann Publishers, Forest Economic Advisors, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (the new Library of Alexandria), NYU Press, and AUC Press.

Allow my years of experience as a published novelist and professional copyeditor to bring your project to perfection. My aim is finished, polished copy, and 100% customer satisfaction.

Specialties include:

- Novels and other fiction
- Nonfiction
- Web content
- Ebooks
- Articles and essays
- Theses
- Technical writing


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Employment

Forest Economic Advisors
Proofreader, copy editor
2010 - Present
Proofreading and copy editing publications on the forestry industry.
American University in Cairo Press
Proofreader, copy editor
2005 - Present
Proofreading and copy editing books in translation.
Freelance writer and editor
Writer, Proofreader, Editor
2004 - Present
I have done freelance writing, editing, and proofreading work for large and small publishers. In addition, I have written articles for various journals and organizations.

Education

Goshen College
Bachelor of Arts
1987 - 1991

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