I provide high-quality, accurate editing and proofreading, as well as top notch, fluid, well-researched writing, all at reasonable rates. If you hire me, you won't get rock-bottom prices, but you will find yourself among my long list of happy customers - without paying through the nose.
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My goal is to please the client. I want to do well by helping you do well and I look forward to working with you.
Mar 28, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|$55|Completed
Dec 2, 2011|E-books and Blogs|$90|Completed
Nov 28, 2011|Web Content|$150|Completed
Sep 5, 2011|Translation|$285|Completed
While I am always open to new formats, to date I have written executive summaries, press releases, product descriptions, short bios, reviews, SEO web content and somewhere in the neighbourhood of 200 news and blog articles. I have also performed a number of re-writes, including a batch of 200 New York club and bar reviews, and in terms of editing, I have been hired to deeply edit everything from lengthy and technical business plans to vision/mission statements and product descriptions.
My background includes work on science, the environment, technology, psychology, philosophy, natural products/treatments, consumer products/services, and real estate and entertainment local to cities other than my own. I have also spent a lot of time working with genre and prose fiction, and to-date three of my stories have placed in four writing competitions.
With regard to styles and formats, I am comfortable with Canadian, UK and American English, and in addition to performing well on Elance's tests of both Chicago and AP styles, I have familiarized myself with APA and MLA guidelines. I also enjoy diving into unfamiliar territory, including new subject matter and custom writing and editing formats. Learning is half the fun of being a writer or editor.
I take a lot of pride in my work and my clients benefit from this, as their feedback on my profile and letters of reference will attest. However, this pride is a double-edged sword; I am not interested in adding to the stream of...
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Solar Academy International
Lead Writer/Assistant Editor
2010 - 2011
Wrote and edited nearly 150 SEO-optimized news and blog articles on the subject of my home province's solar energy industry. I also initiated and led a re-write of the company's writing guidelines...