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McKenna J. | Elance
 
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McKenna J.

All things words. Done quickly. Done Well.
   United States
  |   Provo, UT

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My writing, editing, and proofreading work has been published in three international magazines, eleven different books, and three academic journals. A graduate of the editing minor and English major programs at Brigham Young University, I've had extensive editing training while in school. In addition to my capstone editing class with Stowaway magazine, I've done internships with the Religious Studies Center in Provo, Utah, and the Ensign magazine in Salt Lake City, Utah. I am a thorough and efficient editor who keeps the needs and voice of...

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This is a magazine article, "Vital to the Kingdom," I edited for the Ensign...
https://www.lds.org/ensign/2015/02/vital-to-the-kingdom-single-adult-sisters?lang=eng
I proofread this issue of the Ensign, the magazine for English-speaking adults in The...
http://media.ldscdn.org/pdf/magazines/ensign-december-2014/2014-12-00-ensign-eng.pdf
The November 2014 Ensign was an issue I did both silent and team proofreading on. I...
https://www.lds.org/ensign/2014/11?lang=eng
I was one of two copyeditors for the Summer 2014 issue of Stowaway magazine. The issue...
http://stowawaymag.com/archive/summer-2014-homepage/
I wrote this 450-word article, "Asthma and Peanuts and Bees, Oh My!" for the...
http://http://stowawaymag.com/2014/07/01/asthma-and-peanuts-and-bees-oh-my/
I wrote this 450-word article, "Bare(foot) Necessities," for the Summer 2014...
http://stowawaymag.com/2014/07/01/barefoot-necessities/
This book is a collection of historical research concerning former LDS Church president...
http://rsc.byu.edu/recent-books/joseph-f-smith-reflections-man-and-his-times
Copyedited and fact-checked this book, By Divine Design, raising issues pertaining to...
http://rsc.byu.edu/recent-books/divine-design-best-practices-family-success-and-happiness
Copyedited this book, My Dear Sister, a history book containing letters between Joseph...
With this issue of the Religious Educator, a religious journal directed toward teachers...
http://rsc.byu.edu/re-14-no-3-2013
I transcribed "The Story of Prince Peechiperl and the Devil-Doctor" from the...
http://vsfp.byu.edu/index.php/The_Story_of_Prince_Peechiperl_and_the_Devil-Doctor
I did several proofreads of this compilation of symposium research published by the...
http://rsc.byu.edu/recent-books/ascending-mountain-lord-temple-praise-and-worship-old-testament
This document contains excerpts from a creative non-fiction essay I wrote called...
This pdf contains excerpts from a short story called "Just Turkey," the...
This sonnet, "Photo Shoot," addresses how body image issues can start at a...

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Employment

Ensign magazine, LDS Church
Editorial Intern
2014 - 2014
Edit articles substantively and do preliminary copyediting Edit articles for audience, readability, length, and tone Source-check article information against scripture, other publications, and...
Stowaway magazine, Brigham Young University
Copyeditor and Online Outreach Manager
2014 - 2014
Have final responsibility for copyediting and proofreading Ensure consistency within an issue and between issues of Stowaway Revise and update the Stowaway Editorial Guide Increase Stowaway’s...
A Woman's Experience (AWE), BYU
Staff Editor
2012 - 2014
? Analyze submissions, both creative and academic, write reports on literary merit and suitability for publication ? Substantively edit articles about women’s experiences (both historical and...
Victorian Short Fiction Project
Student Editor
2013 - 2013
? Handle 150-year-old periodicals ? Research Beeton’s Fact, Fiction, History and Adventure and its role in the creation of literature for boys and young men ? Transcribe “The Story of Prince...
Religious Studies Center
Editorial Intern
2013 - 2013
? Help edit 11 books, 3 academic journals, and 1 magazine for print publication ? Edit manuscripts for publication, from first edits to final proofreading ? Source-check for accuracy ? Communicate...

Education

Brigham Young University
Bachelor of Arts, English; minor in editing
2010 - 2014
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copywriting
substantive editing
proofreading
history
religious publishing
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