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Laura Pruett | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 2, 2015

Laura Pruett

Editor for hire!
   United States
  |   Early, TX
  |  6:11 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

My name is Laura Pruett, and I have an addiction. When I see a misspelled word, an apostrophe where no sane apostrophe has any right to be, or a brutally spliced comma, my hands begin to tremble as I feverishly search for the nearest red pen.

Although my bachelor's degree is in psychology, my English minor reflects my hidden interest in writing. I never dreamt of writing professionally; however, I always maintained a desire to someday become a professional editor. When I discovered Elance, I heard opportunity knocking, and I answered. I...

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Dec 2, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$25|Completed
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4.7
Oct 30, 2014|Other - Writing Services|$30|Completed
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5.0
Oct 30, 2014|Other - Writing Services|$35|Completed
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5.0
Oct 27, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$84|Working

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Portfolio

A biography I edited for a client
An article I rewrote for a client using keywords.
I rewrote this college entry paper. The paper was initially over 1,000 words and needed...
I created this sample resume that includes an objective. The identifying details of my...
I created this sample resume without including an objective at the request of my...

Skills (15)

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Academic Writing
U.S. Academic Writing Test
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English
English Speaking Test
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (AP Style)
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U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. Word Usage Test
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UK English Basic Skills Test
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2003 Test
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Microsoft Word 2010 Test
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Report Writing
Report Writing Test
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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eBay Web Services
eBay Web Services Test
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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Resume Writing
Resume Writing
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Resume Writing Skills Test
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Business Writing Skills Test (UK Version)
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Medical Transcription
Medical Transcription
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Grant Writing
Grant Writing Test
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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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Service Description

My primary interests include editing, proofreading, or copyediting. I will also consider performing any other service that involves writing or the English language.

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Employment

Early Independent School District
Substitute Teacher
2008 - 2008

Education

Angelo State University
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
2000 - 2003

Keywords

editing
proofreading
grammar
spelling
creative writing
chicago style
AP style
books
essays
thesis
My Snapshot
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Identity
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Member Since
May 2011
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