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Marcy S. | Elance
 
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Marcy S.

Writer, Editor, Ghostwriter
   United States
  |   Oakland, CA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

With 30 years of writing experience, I work in almost every conceivable genre. I've been published in both print and online, and currently maintain two professional blog sites.

My favorite projects are ghostwriting full-length books; editing books and articles; guiding writers through their creative process -- or a combination of any of these. I evaluate manuscripts for writers, providing them with a detailed report highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of a piece of work, and offering recommendations for improvements.

Excellent...

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Portfolio

This is part of the introduction to a book I ghost-wrote for a busy entrepreneur, a...
Creative essay I wrote that won first prize in a contest on the authors' website Red Room.
My review of a book by Anne Fadiman that is studied in journalism classes. It explores...
http://marcys.wordpress.com/2007/08/13/the-spirit-catches-you/
Blog post, essay, telling writers why it's important for them to keep a journal.
http://marcysbookbuster.wordpress.com/2009/10/10/keeping-a-journal/

Skills (3)

Tested
Ghostwriting
English
Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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Creative Writing Tutorials.

Service Description

I've ghosted 8 non-fiction books, all of which have been published under my clients' names; one of these has my name on it as well.

I've held staff positions as editor for, respectively, a weekly newspaper and a bi-monthly magazine

I've edited a dozen anthologies of women’s fiction

I published 200+ articles in newspapers and magazines, a self-help book for Kensington Press in 2002, and a memoir of raising a child with a disability in 2001

I currently maintain and write for two blogs.

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Employment

Infostream Media
Ghostwriter
2006 - 2012
I've ghost-written four non-fiction books for the owner of several websites. One of these books lists my name on the cover: "Connecting With The IN Crowd: How to Network, Hang Out & Play With...

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Ghostwriting
Editing
Manuscript Evaluation
Publicity
Public Relations
SEO
Fiction
non-fiction.
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