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Mary B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 28, 2012

Mary B.

Skilled Editor, Writer, Translator
   United States
Mesa

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

Skilled editor with an assured sense of style and a subtle, well-honed understanding of the varied ways authors wish to express themselves. As editor, I will focus on your project's quick turnaround, never sacrificing an iota of quality, resulting in a manuscript that fits your stated purpose.
As the writer on a project, I always keep the employer's intent in mind and carefully research the issue prior to writing about it. I can draw on many years' experience of research, editing, and writing for newspapers and technical...

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Service Description

The services I offer as a professional editor and writer are based on a solid background. For many years I edited technical and trade journals and was senior technical writer and investigative researcher in the fields of
law, medicine, and energy utilities.

I can read and translate Spanish, French, and German into English, and I am fluent in Spanish.

As a law editor, I
Planned, coordinated, and directed editorial activities for law reports: medicine, energy markets, utilities, and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Supervised workers engaged in the production of the publications.
Conferred with department heads and editorial staff regarding developing news stories.
Furthermore, I
Organized material and planned overall and individual page layouts.
Performed th final proofing to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax, and indicated corrections, using standard proofreading and typesetting symbols.
Reviewed final proofs, approved and made changes.

As a writer, I
Wrote and rewrote newsletter articles, including headlines, to conform to the publication's style, editorial policy, and publishing requirements.
Headnoted and summarized court cases, legal changes, and regulatory changes.
Compiled index cross-references and related items.

As a researcher, I
Obtained background and updated development information using various computer networks.
Collaborated with...

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editing
proofreading
research
indexing
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