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Liz S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 14, 2016

Liz S.

A freelance writer/editor and former secretary
   United States
  |   Hereford, AZ
  |  11:33 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $11

After spending much of my classes in high school in the secretarial field, I worked my way from a clerk to a secretary at a U.S. government facility in Rock Island, Illinois. When I quit to raise my children, I took up writing and editing. I have written several books and ghostwritten some, as well. I edited many manuscripts throughout the years. Besides that, I have also spent time working in bookstores, working my way up to supervisor. To do any of this work, I needed a eye for detail and needed to meet deadlines, which I did without...

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Nov 20, 2015|Ghost Writing|Private|Completed
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Oct 14, 2015|Ghost Writing|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

This is a romantic intrigue that I wrote and that is currently published on Amazon.
http://booksbyliz.wordpress.com
This is an historical romance set in the 1870s Wyoming Territory. I personally wrote...
This is my as-yet unpublished book. I will be preparing it for Kindle Direct Publishers...

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Creative Writing
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U.S. English Proofreading (Chicago)
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Microsoft Word
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Employment

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Freelance editor/ghostwriter
1994 - 2010
While writing my own books, edited many manuscripts over the years. Also ghostwriter for several people who needed assistance, developing plots or following theirs, as well as researching the books...
Redstone Federal Credit Union, Madison, AL
Teller
1998 - 2000
Waited on customers, taking their deposits and dispersing cash, money orders, and cashiers checks. Also, opened and closed accounts as needed. In the absence of the head teller, substituted for her.
Kelly Services, Huntsville, AL
Temporary clerical, secretarial, data management
1997 - 1998
These were all temporary positions involving secretarial work such as answering multi-line phones, filing, typing, database management, and data entry.
Wilke's Bookstore, Fairborn, OH
Bookseller, Supervisor, Customer Service
1994 - 1996
Received, stocked, ordered books. Ran cash registers, accepting cash, checks and credit cards and making change. Assisted customers with their purchases and helped them choose the best book for...
Books-A-Million, Huntsville, AL
Bookseller, Customer Service
1991 - 1992
Sold, stocked, received into store, ordered books of all types. Ran cash registers, accepting cash, checks and credit cards, and making change. Assisted customers in finding their purchases and...
U.S. Government, Rock Island Arsenal, IL
Clerical, Secretarial
1974 - 1978
Performed all types of secretarial work from typing to stenography to government filing. Left to move to Germany and raise a family.
U.S. Government, Rock Island Arsenal, IL
Clerk, Secretary
1968 - 1972
Performed all types of secretarial work from stenography to typing to government filing systems and beyond. Received many Letters of Appreciation and Letters of Commendation for various offices in...

Education

Penn & Foster Correspondence School
Travel Industry Certificate
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University of Maryland, Zweibruecken, Germany
No degree
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National Genealogical Society
No degree offered
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Moline Senior High, Moline, Illinois
Graduated
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Kelly Services, Administrative
No degree offered
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Cochise Community College, Arizona
No degree
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