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Lacar Musgrove | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 26, 2016

Lacar Musgrove

writer and editor
   United States
  |   New Orleans, LA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

“Editing ninja! Excellent and prompt, handled a very quick turnaround and presented top notch results. Thanks!”
— Client

With a BA in English from Boston University, two masters degrees (an MFA in creative nonfiction an and MA in history), and years of experience as an English teacher, my writing and editing skills are impeccable. I have worked as the editor of a literary journal and have edited and formatted book-length manuscripts for print and ebook publication. I have extensive research skills and am published in the field of popular...

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Nov 8, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|$110|Completed
Nov 6, 2015|Report Writing|$77|Completed
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Nov 5, 2015|Creative Writing|$0|Completed
Nov 1, 2015|Creative Writing|$548|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

Editing for content and organization, sentence-level editing for clarity, style,...
Researched and wrote article about the Plan B Community Bike Project for a national...
http://www.urbanvelo.org/issue26/p76-77.html
Covered the author reading and panel discussion for the release of Dave Egger's...
http://www.themillions.com/2009/08/neighbor-in-a-strange-land.html

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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Academic Writing
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I provide editing services for nonfiction manuscripts of any length. I can provide recommendations for cutting down word count and for organization and structure. I also provide sentence-level editing for style and clarity while maintaining the author's voice. I give the same attention to my clients' work as I do my own and will make your work shine.

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Employment

Bayou Magazine
Associate Nonficton Editor
2009 - 2011

Education

Boston University
Bachelor of Arts, English
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University of New Orleans
Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing
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University of New Orlens
Master in History
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