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Lisa C. | Elance
 
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Lisa C.

Accurate & Detailed Professional Editing Services
   Canada
  |   Iroquois Falls, Ontario

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $12

Published author and editor for over 16 years. I have studied at the Institute of Children's Literature in Connecticut. I am a current member of SCBWI and CANSCAIP, and I also hold voting member status in the EAC. I was also a self-contracting literary agent with a well-established literary agency in Ohio (I specialized in children's literature & media representation).

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A published author and editor of over 15 years offering freelance editorial services. Services include, but are not limited to: proofreading,copyediting, structural and stylistic editing, rewriting, french-english translations, and thorough manuscript evaluations/critiques.

Published author and editor for over 16 years. I have studied at the Institute of Children's Literature in Connecticut. I am a current member of SCBWI and CANSCAIP, and I also hold voting member status in the EAC. I was also a self-contracting literary agent with a well-established literary agency in Ohio (I specialized in children's literature & media representation). Above average use and knowledge of the english language and the written word. Extensive background with manuscript evaluations, rewriting, stylistic/structural editing, copyediting, proofreading, technical editing and french-english translations. I have extensive experience with many different genres: adult fiction/nonfiction, children's literature (all subjects), self-help, textbooks, poetry, technical/software manuals & brochures, web content, dissertations, newsletters, magazine articles, screenplays, etc. To further enhance my areas of expertise for possible editorial work in social studies, psychology, and humanities, I hold degrees in Social Work, Child Psychology, and Drug & Alcohol Counseling.
WAS NOMINATED FOR AND RECOGNIZED IN THE 2002 EDITION OF "WHO'S WHO IN U.S. WRITERS, EDITORS & POETS."

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Employment

Hunziker Media Corporation
Managing Editor/President of Operations
2001 - 2005
In complete partnership with Buchannon Hunziker, Founder. Hold the status of Managing Editor and President of Operations.
Storitime Publishing
Editor
2001 - 2001
Recently invited to join the editorial team. I also participate in an author mentoring program for aspiring children's authors.
Justin E. Fernandez, L.L.C.
Self-Contracting Literary Agent
2001 - 2001
Specializing in children's literature and media representation.
Cy Solutions Editing Professionals
Freelance Editor
1999 - 2001
Extensive experience copyediting brochures, ads, newsletters, magazine articles, etc.
Free Spirit Literary Services
Author/Editor and President of company
1988 - 2001
Current clients include Lightwave Publishing, Tommy Nelson, Mitchell Lane Publishers and Moody Bible Institute. Frequent editor for government publications and company manuals (ie. Molson Canadian...
Edit Avenue Inc.
Copy Editor & Proofreader
1997 - 1999
Copyedit/proofread various works: brochures, ads, manuscripts of fiction/nonfiction, newsletters, technical manuals & reports, essays, etc.
Fenn Publishing Company
Manuscript Acquisitions Editor
1992 - 1998
Acquisitions Editor of picture books, young readers, middle readers & young adults. Genres included: adventure, animal, folktales, multicultural,religion, special needs & sports.

Education

Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology
Social Service Worker & Drug/Alcohol Counselor
2005 - 2007
Georgian College
Educational Standards Certification
2000 - 2001
Institute of Children's Literature
Children's Literature Writing
1999 - 2000
Stratford Career Institute
Edit and Proofreading (Chicago Style) Degree
1988 - 1990
University of Toronto
Masters Certification in Childcare Fundamentals & Development
1986 - 1989
University of Toronto
Master's Degree in Written English and Vocabluary
1986 - 1989
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