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Lori Heaford | Elance
 
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Lori Heaford

Experienced Copy-Editor/Proofreader/Writer
   United Kingdom
  |   Reading, England

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $17

If you write at work, in class, or just for fun you will benefit from my help. The standard of any piece of writing you produce reflects on you and, if Im involved, on me!

Whether its a report, website, thesis, short story or book, my proofreading and copy-editing skills will help to ensure that the only thing that stands out is your message.

Im a Member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) with a BA (honours) and an MA (distinction) in literature. I worked as a full-time editor for several years before turning...

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Jun 11, 2013|Editing & Proofreading|$100|Completed
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Jul 7, 2010|Editing & Proofreading|$800|Completed
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Skills (6)

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English Proofreading
UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style)
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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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UK English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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English Grammar
UK English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Certification
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Editing
UK English Oxford Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

Vision:
Clear communication of reliable information through accurate, accessible language.

Skills:
Copy-editing
Proofreading
Copy-writing
Rewriting non-native English
American and British English


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Employment

University of Hertfordshire Press
Freelance Copy-editor
2010 - Present
Editing of academic manuscripts on e.g. teacher education in Malaysia, and building sustainable communities.
Academic Proofreading
Freelance Copy-editor
2010 - Present
Editing of academic work for non-native English speaking students - all academic levels across diverse disciplines.
NETSEC (Switzerland)
Freelance Proofreader
2010 - Present
Proofreading novels in translation. Commissioned for a series, each book ready quarterly.
Book Guild Publishing
Freelance Copy-editor
2010 - Present
Copy-editing manuscripts ranging from memoir to business strategy. Also writing jacket blurb, back of jacket and AIS copy.
Book Guild Publishing
Freelance Copy-editor
2010 - Present
Copy-editing manuscripts ranging from memoir to business strategy. Also writing jacket blurb, back of jacket and AIS copy.
Blue and Green Communications
Magazine Subeditor
2010 - Present
Subediting (and deputising for the editor in his absence) for an ethical and environmental magazine. Also interviewing and writing articles.
Ashgate Publishing
Freelance Copy-editor
2009 - Present
Copy-editing collaborative academic books on modern warfare, Central and Eastern European post-communist policy, Shari'a law in international banking dispute resolution, and human rights.
The College of Estate Management
Editor
2005 - 2009
Editing and proofreading construction/property sector study papers, research reports, student handbooks, prospectuses, marketing material and web pages.
The College of Estate Management
Senior Assistant Examinations Officer
2002 - 2005
Editing, typesetting and proofreading examination papers; liaising with authors and print/production teams; writing operations manuals; and producing and painstakingly checking degree results.

Education

Open University
MA (distinction) in Literature
2000 - 2009
University of Reading
BA (honours, II.ii) in English Language and Literature
1992 - 1995
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