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Marilyn Burkley | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 4, 2015

Marilyn Burkley

Expert proofreading and editing
   United States
  |   Albany, OR
  |  11:51 pm Local Time

Overview

I test in the top 1% on Elance for English grammar, sentence structure, and word usage. I am a highly detail-oriented meticulous perfectionist with the goal of accuracy in everything. A native US English speaker, I graduated summa cum laude with a BA in English. My "day job" is book indexing, but its seasonality allows me to indulge my love of words and grammar with editing.

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May 2, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
Apr 30, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
Apr 30, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Apr 24, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working

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Portfolio

This paper needed lots of help with grammar, word use, and sentence structure. I also...
This book needed heavy editing in almost every sentence.
I edited this book for punctuation, grammar, spelling, clarity of thought, formatting,...

Skills (7)

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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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Copy Editing
Editing/Copy Editing
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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. Word Usage Test
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English Spelling
English Spelling
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Indexing

Service Description

Proofreading
Editing
Word processing and data entry


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Employment

Ferreira Indexing
Indexing Assistant
2011 - Present
Back-of-the-book indexing and updating indexes for new editions
BioTechnical Services Inc.
Document Control
2009 - 2011

Education

California State University
Bachelor of Arts, English
- 1996

Keywords

proofreading
copy editing
editing
indexing
grammar
spelling
punctuation
syntax
formatting
accuracy
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February 2012
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