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Lauren Mateer | Elance
 
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Lauren Mateer

Writer and editor
   Ireland
  |   Galway, Galway
  |  2:23 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $44

I am a writer and editor with experience in journalism, fiction, and business writing. I am dedicated and accurate, with excellent communication and organizational skills. I write and edit in both American and British English, and I have worked as a writer, researcher, editor, and proofreader for publications in the United States, England, and Ireland. I am accurate and reliable, with a passion for editing and copy-editing. I am familiar with AP Style and the Chicago Manual, as well as adapting to house style guides, and I am adept at...

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Portfolio

Book review of Bright's Passage by Josh Ritter written for The Ithacan arts and...
"The Beat Goes On," an article examining the continuing influence of the Beat...
Article about local wind farm technology written for The Ithacan news section.
"Libya: The UN and the War," article written for Peace News UK
http://peacenews.info/node/4466/libya-un-and-war
"Three Prisoners" article for Peace News UK
http://peacenews.info/node/4467/three-prisoners
"Cranking out the joy" profile of Cranks bicycle workshop for Peace News UK
http://peacenews.info/node/4468/cranking-out-joy

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Editing/Copy Editing
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Journalism
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Blogging
Writing
Editing
Microsoft Office

Service Description

I am a highly self-motivated and independent worker, but I am also flexible and willing to adjust my schedules and processes to suit your needs. I am always available by email and will respond to any correspondence within 24 hours. My work will be delivered on-time (if not earlier) and on budget.

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Employment

Lord Paris Designs
Editor and translator
2011 - Present
Proofreading, copy-editing, English to Spanish translation
Academic Writing Centre, NUI Galway
Writing Tutor
2013 - 2014
Assisted university students (undergraduate and graduate) with academic writing and editing.
J & J Staffing Resources
Receptionist
2013 - 2013
Temporary front desk receptionist. Phone calls, interacting with applicants, organisation, filing
Peace News
Intern
2011 - 2011
Researched and wrote articles for newspaper and blog, conducted interviews, took photographs.

Education

National University of Ireland, Galway
Master's degree
2013 - 2014
Ithaca College
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
2009 - 2013
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writing
editing
proofreading
research
journalism
creative writing
copy-editing
copywriting
academic writing
academic research
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