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Marius H. | Elance
 
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Marius H.

The art of writing AND the rigor of editing
   Canada

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $50

"Top world class not matched by anyone else I've used" (recent feedback). Called by some "The Professor" at the Chicago Manual of Style forum, where expert professional editors congregate, a place where I am told by others "you make my dues more than worth the $$," and where I am a "Premier Member" with over a 1,400 contributions. (NOT FLUFF: check out the posts by "JerrySmile"').

The art: I love writing and the world literature. I am the author of three literary novels, each over 100,000 words, two of which you can find at Amazon or Kobo....

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Portfolio

Developmental critique, line-editing of novel (thriller)...
Editing (British Grammar and Punctuation) and Kindle formatting for "She Said, He...
Developed the concept and wrote it in totality

Skills (3)

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U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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UK English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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UK English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Creative Writing
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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Making your writing piece shine, by going with love, care, decisiveness, a good taste cultivated by going deep in the greats of literature and a very fine comb over it.

From my feedback:
'unparalleled erudition' 'professionalism at its highest level.'

I offer personalized:

- substantive/developmental/structural editing
- light editing
- copyediting
- proofreading

I can perform to a high level both the content/developmental editing and the copy editing for your book. This is art, not something to be taken lightly, thus I'd suggest two iterations, extended over two months. I can compress this schedule, if necessary.

The product of the first pass would be a development critique of 10-20 pages, covering issues of plot consistency, character arc, POV, descriptions, language and grammar issues, plus the in-line annotations all over the manuscript. (I assume Word, with Track).

However, I can make it in one pass only, if you insist.

Main specialties:

- various fiction
- nonfiction
- technical writing
- e-books
- web content
- essays and articles
- dissertations

I provide outstanding substantive, copy editing and proofreading help towards your publication in professional journals. The latest paper I edited was for the prestigious ISSCC, which is short for the IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference. The latest two published in 2014 were for the International Journal of Electronics Letters and for the Safety Science journal of Elsevier.



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Employment

The readers of the world [sic]
Full time novelist
2008 - 2012
Wrote three literary novels

Education

University of Toronto
PhD coursework (completed)
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