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Katheryne Beckner | Elance
 
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Katheryne Beckner

I proofread to make writing easier for you!
   United States
  |   Johnson City, NY

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Overview

After graduating from a two-year writing course from the Institute of Children's Literature, I was recommended to the instructors of more advanced courses of the same institute.
I also completed a six-month course on proofreading and copyediting.
Currently, I am studying Creative Writing and English at Southern New Hampshire University.
The long and short of it: Writing is a means of communication necessary to any and every line of work. It is also my passion. I can help you to communicate more effectively through your writing by...

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Skills (4)

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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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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

If you ask me to copyedit your work, I will:
1. Read
2. Fix grammatical and punctuational errors
3. Check facts
4. Maintain consistency
5. Check accuracy of word usage
6. Propose rewording or rearrangement for the purpose of flow (Flow is extremely important in writing, to make it easy for readers to read.)
7. Draw up a style sheet to outline any changes made to the work
Light copyediting includes steps 1-3, and 7. Medium copyediting, 1-5, and 7. Only if heavy copyediting is desired will I propose changes or rearrangement of words.

In proofreading, I will:
1. Read
2. Fix grammatical and punctuational errors
3. Draw up a style sheet to outline changes made

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Employment

Davis College
Tutor/Writing Coach
2010 - 2012
I tutored primarily in writing, which means I helped college students with academic papers and other writing projects. As necessary, I assisted with outlines, theses, rough drafts, and revisions....

Education

Universal Class
Proofreading and Copyediting
2012 - 2012
Davis College
Associate of Applied Science in Bible and Theology
2010 - 2012
Institute of Children's Literature
Writing Novels for Children
2010 - 2012
Institute of Children's Literature
Writing Short Stories and Articles for Children
2008 - 2010

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