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Linda Blevins | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 20, 2014

Linda Blevins

Quality - Reliable - Professional
   United States
  |   Houston, TX
  |  10:50 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $40

Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence. ~Vince Lombardi

Are you looking for acceptable or exceptional?

I am focused and determined to put a voice to your work, whether it be editing a manuscript, creating a business plan, or transcribing a collection of ideas on paper.

My passion is to create a feeling with words. The font, the style, the grammar; it all matters! The tone and quality is the most important piece in both fiction and non-fiction writing, and my aim is to help my clients promote...

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Portfolio

Contribution for writing blog
Descriptive profile of various companies
Sample Q&A
Description of how to summarize research material.
Example of research summary completed for client.
Created a document to illustrate how the use of a font can change the tone of a document.
Editing for author's published works
Sample of track changes in a Word document

Skills (10)

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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2007 Test
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Microsoft Word 2010 Test
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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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U.S. Culture
U.S. Culture and Etiquette Test
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General Office Skills
Office Skills Test
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

I have a BA in English, an AA in Criminal Justice and hundreds of hours in continuing education courses. I was a Court Reporter for 6 years and I worked in Closed Captioning for the Hearing Impaired industry for an additional six years. I've also worked with other writers on book reviews, proofreading, and editing.

I specialize in business writing, copy, research and transcription. I provide accurate and attention-grabbing pieces. I am well-educated, efficient, and qualified to write product descriptions, opinion pieces, blogs, research and transcription.

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Education

Shirley Baker Career Institute
AA Criminal Justice
1993 - 1994
University of Missouri, Kansas City
BA English Literature
1989 - 1993
Lincoln College Preparatory Academy
College Preparation (High School Diploma)
1985 - 1989
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research
transcription
writing
business writing
copy
creative writing
blog writing
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