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Margot M. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 8, 2015

Margot M.

   Canada
  |   Toronto, Ontario

Overview

I'm an expert copy editor who loves working with writing—from speedily punching up a press release to rolling up my sleeves to rework a manuscript while maintaining ultimate respect for author voice. Great stories get me excited.
I'm a super strong communicator with an emphasis on plain language. I'm highly capable of working on my own, finding better ways to accomplish my tasks, but I also love collaborating, and I'm a proven team player with a remarkable ability to get along with a wide variety of personalities.
I thrive on new challenges...

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Skills (10)

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Copy Editing
Proofreading
Editing
Manuscript
Grammar
Editorial
Press Releases
Copywriting
Publishing
Fact-checking

Employment

Harlequin
Copy Editor
2007 - Present
• Editorial: Copyediting manuscripts, cover copy, marketing copy, catalogues, and press releases. Checked and corrected spelling, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics; verified and researched...
Harlequin
Proofreader
2006 - 2007
Proofreading books and ancillary materials including covers, inserts, and promotional material. Checked and corrected spelling, grammar, story continuity, word breaks, proper computer coding, and...
Film Industry
2nd Assistant Camera
2002 - 2006
Organized equipment and ran the department while on set. Maintained inventory of film stock and supplies, reordered as necessary. Scheduled department and extra labour. Coordinated with other...

Education

University of Toronto
B.A.
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