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Maya Packard | Elance
 
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Maya Packard

Editor, Copyeditor, Proofreader
   United States
  |   Charlotte, NC

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $38

"If honesty, insight, a delicate touch, and a letter-perfect but eminently flexible command of language and structure are what you are looking for, then go no farther. Maya is truly a Queen of her art."

"Maya is both a professional and artist when it comes to editing. I'll be returning to her again and again with every future project."

I am a thoughtful editor and a meticulous proofreader. I am extremely organized, responsive, accessible, and hardworking. I have extensive experience in written communication and editing of fiction and...

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Dec 8, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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5.0
Sep 28, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Jul 13, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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5.0
May 23, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

copyediting and proofreading
copy editing for Harper Teen
proofreading for FSG
copy editing for Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers
copy editing for HarperTeen
proofreading for Farrar Straus & Giroux
Developmental Editing, Copy Editing, Proofreading
copy editing for HarperCollins
First pass proofreading for Farrar, Straus & Giroux
copy editing and proofreading for author
copy editing for Charlesbridge
First pass proofreading for Farrar, Straus & Giroux
proofreading, American edition for Bloomsbury/Walker Books for Young Readers
first pass proofreading for Bloomsbury/Walker Books for Young Readers
Proofreading first galleys for Abrams Books
proofreading for Roaring Brook Books for Young Readers
copy editing for Stackpole Books
copy editing for Harper Teen
copy editing for Harper Teen
copy editing for HarperCollins
copy editing for Harper Teen
copy editing for Harper Teen
copy editing for Harper Teen
copy editing for Charlesbridge
copy editing, American edition for Roaring Brook Press

Skills (5)

Tested
Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Children's Book Editing
English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Copyediting
Proofreading
Line Editing
Developmental Editing
Rewriting


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Employment

Self-Employed
Freelance Editor
2012 - Present
Proofread and copyedit for national book publishers (HarperCollins, Macmillan, Candlewick, and others). Provide developmental editing, deep line editing, copyediting, and proofreading for authors...
Chantilly Montessori School
Communications Chair
2009 - 2014
Co-created and maintained website www.chantillypto.com. Compiled, edited, and published monthly email newsletter. Editor of school yearbook. Compiled, edited, and published school directory....
Love Your Food
Editor, Writer
2003 - 2003
Wrote, compiled, edited, and published weekly menu planning newsletter. Managed subscriptions and customer service.
Irwin Avenue Open Elementary School
K-1 Teacher, Literacy Teacher
1999 - 2001
Developed and implemented literature-based thematic units. Taught all curriculum areas of the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. Worked with individuals and small groups to improve reading...
Forest View Elementary School
Kindergarten Teacher
1996 - 1999
Developed and implemented literature-based thematic units. Taught all curriculum areas of the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.

Education

Duke University
Bachelor of Arts
- 1996

Keywords

proofreading
copyediting
children's literature
children's book
editor
proofreader
copyeditor
proofreader
young adult
fiction
novel
line editing
My Snapshot
Writing & Translation
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Identity
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Member Since
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