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Stewart Lane | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 11, 2014

Stewart Lane

Versatile writer and editor
   South Africa
  |   Tswane/Pretoria, Gauteng
  |  5:28 pm Local Time

Overview

An American, I have spent most of my life in Anglophone Africa as a priest and lecturer in Composition and Creative Writing. A very versatile writer (think haiku to scientific description) I have published 12 books and several hundred newspaper columns and articles on a variety of topics: religion botany, ornithology, current events, and comparative culture;
I have also written a number of short stories and a few poems.

I have received excellent feedback on what I have done on Elance, for instance,
“Amazing writer, very well versed with...

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Jul 8, 2014|Ghost Writing|$24|Completed
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Portfolio

Article for an environmental column in a daily newspaper "WWIII, Maybe?
Weekly Column if Religious Comment
Weekly Column of Religious Comment
Final chapter of a collection of Newsletter Articles of the same title
Article on the taxonomy of some Maculate Aloes
Weekly Newspaper Column
Adapted "Medecin Malgre Lui for school production
Spoke the complaint of a schooled African
Discovered and described new Aloe species
Ghostwriting
Ghostwriting
Ghostwriting
Edited Academic Paper

Skills (4)

Tested
Academic Writing
Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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English
UK English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

Made expert by years of correcting student essays, I offer proofreading and editing, and delight in producing concise, coherent, well structured prose out of confusion..

I offer ghostwriting of fiction and non-fiction in situations that do not require extensive research.

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Employment

University of Malawi
Senior Lecturer
2000 - 2005
Diocese of So. Malawi
Schools and Colleges Chaplain
1980 - 2000
Christian Council of Malawi
Chaplain - The University of Malawi
1977 - 1983
University of Malawi
Lecturer
1971 - 1977
Diocese of Malawi
Head of English Malosa Secondary School
1965 - 1971
Colorado State University
Lecturer
1959 - 1965

Education

University of Michigan
TEFL Certificate of Distinction
1960 - 1960
University of Minnesota
English Lnguage % Literature MA
1957 - 1959

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