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Lakis F.

Writer
   Cyprus
  |   Strovolos, Nicosia
  |  11:59 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

Book reviewer, proofreader, editor, journalist, Greek to English translator and vice versa. I'm the author of seven books in Greek. I can proofread and edit books in both English and Greek, write articles and take interviews, write short stories on demand etc.
I have lived in Greece, Zimbabwe and Thailand, and I now live in Cyprus.

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Portfolio

A feature I have written about the most famous Greek crime writer Petros Markaris.
http://lakisf2.blogspot.com/2013/07/feature-petros-markaris-greek-master-of.html
The cover of an eBook that talks about the war in Yugoslavia and a big love affair that...
An eBook whose story takes place in modern New York and the Appalachians.
A collection with many of my short stories. In Greek.
A sequel to Mira, to Louloudi tou Polemou. A love story bathed in sadness and in light....
A novella about a great love affair that wasn't meant to last. The heroes travel...
A book review I've written for the Greek language newspaper Kathimerini of Cyprus....
An article about the great Japanese writer Banana Yoshimoto that I've published in my blog
Review of a new coffeemaker showcasing its pros and cons.
One of my short stories
My first novella about a love affair that was never meant to be. In Greek.
A collection of my short stories that sound like fairy tales. In Greek.
A novel that takes place in Crete, Bosnia and Serbia. A love story with echoes of war...
The true sad story of a woman that had to turn to prostitution to make ends meet in...
One of my images has been printed in this book.
One of my images has been printed in this book.
One of my images has been printed in this book.
One of my images has been printed in this book.
A crime fiction novel that takes place in Cyprus
A collection of short crime stories written in Greek.
A novella that talks about sad teenage lives and takes place in Cyprus.
A list with ten of my favorite books with some details and all the whys.
http://lakisf2.blogspot.com/2013/10/10-favorite-books.html
A list with ten of my favorite movies with some details and all the whys
http://lakisf2.blogspot.com/2013/09/10-favorite-movies.html

Skills (10)

Tested
Greek to English translation
Beta Reader
Book Reviewer
English to Greek translation
English Proofreading
Creative Writing
Content Writing
Online Writing
English
English Grammar

Service Description

Greek to English translation and vice versa. Book reviewing. Book editing and proofreading. Short story writing, nonfiction writing, feature writing. I have many years of experience from working for a book publisher in Cyprus.

Article writing. Worked as a journalist in various newspapers and radio stations. I currently write for Criminal Element and keep a number of blogs for books. I write book reviews and features and take interviews. I can also write articles or essays on a wide variety of subjects including sports, foreign affairs, culture etc.

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Employment

Kathimerini Newspaper (Cyprus edition)
Book Reviewer/Editor
2013 - Present
I write book reviews and take interviews from writers for this Greek language newspaper.
Crime Factory Magazine
Freelance Writer
2013 - Present
As of March 2013 I'll be writing book reviews and features, and taking interviews for this Crime Fiction magazine.and website.
Criminal Element, Macmillan Community Networks
Freelance Editor
2012 - Present
I write book reviews and features about crime literature from all over the world

Education

Kes College Cyprus
Journalism
1989 - 1991

Keywords

proofreading
ghostwriting
book editing
book reviews
interviews
Greek to English translation
English to Greek translation
article writing
short story writing
book blurbs
book synopsis
fiction writing
nonfiction writing
features writing
My Snapshot
Writing & Translation
5
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Identity
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LakisFourouklas
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Member Since
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