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Kelly Rigby | Elance
 
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Kelly Rigby

Creative Editor, Ghost Writer and Story Coach
   Australia

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $39

There are no dull subjects. There are only dull writers. ~ H. L. Mencken

Well chosen words have power. They create imagination, incite action. They are remembered. If you have a story to tell or ideas to share you can't afford to let your message get lost in a sea of badly chosen words.

Every writer needs an editor - someone with a sharp eye and knowledge of not only grammar, but narrative flow and style. When you work with me I will help you craft your unique message until the words on the page sing, and ultimately I will make you a...

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Portfolio

An article I wrote for popular blog, http://zenhabits.net
Worked with a naturopath (and now Chiropractor) to produce a comprehensive treatment...
Took a rough technical document and rewrote and edited it according to client...

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Service Description

"I recommend using Kelly’s services. She provides insightful, clear and concise editing while keeping the essence of the piece. She sees the big picture and is able to pick up on subtle points, which make the story stronger. With a stroke of the pen she’s able to turn something from good to great. She has helped me define my characters, drive my themes and build my confidence as a writer. Kelly will get you where you want to go. "


Kelly Lavender- Writer- Lausanne, Switzerland

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Employment

Maternity Leave
Family Responsibilties
2013 - 2014
Freelance Writer/Editor/Marketing Consultant
Principal
2006 - 2012
Had a personal essay published in an international self-improvement book, Modern Day Miracles by bestselling author, Louise L Hay in 2010. Did a manuscript assessment and structural edit of two as...
Sydney College of English
English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher
2001 - 2004
Taught both General English and English for Special Purposes (ESP) to students from Elementary to Advanced levels. ESP classes included: Preparation for the Cambridge English Exam, Business...
Electricity Supply Association of Australia
Marketing Officer and Website Manager
1999 - 2001
Initially employed to restructure and update the ESAA database to improve customer profiling and increase direct marketing opportunities. I then started managing two unprofitable media subscription...
NZI Insurance & Da Vinci Consulting
Marketing Communications & Client Service
1997 - 1999
NZI Insurance: Responsible for servicing existing domestic insurance clients, as well as new business development. This included face-to-face and telephone sales, processing policy changes,...
Medical Research Pty Ltd
Marketing Coordinator & Product Promotions Manager
1994 - 1996
I worked for a boutique pharmaceutical and veterinary manufacturer that was the market leader in nutritional supplements for racing animals. My position involved a wide range of marketing...

Education

The Writers Studio
Second Draft Novel and Screenwriting
2006 - 2006
The Writers Studio
First Draft Novel and Screenwriting
2005 - 2005
University of Technology, Sydney
Graduate Certificate in Writing
2001 - 2002
Australian TESOL Training Centre
Cambridge/RSA Certificate in English Language Teac
2001 - 2001
University of Newcastle
Bachelor of Business
1990 - 1993
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fiction
editing
rewriting
creative writing
proof reading
manuscript assessment; copywriting
ghost writing
marketing
teaching
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