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Meggan McCann | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 29, 2014

Meggan McCann

I make non-native English perfect
   India
  |   Bagalkot, Karnataka

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

Professional American freelance editor with five years experience in news, nonfiction book, technical, and academic editing. I welcome editing projects from both native and nonnative speakers of English, or from international companies. I'm an American, but I've also lived in Taiwan, India, and Ireland. About 80% of my current projects are from nonnative English speakers. I'm fluent in Mandarin Chinese, and since I am based in Taiwan, I can edit from the future. Send me something at the end of the US workday and wake up to it finished the...

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Feb 18, 2013|Article Writing|$55|Completed
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Feb 8, 2013|Editing & Proofreading|$170|Completed
Feb 7, 2013|Editing & Proofreading|$44|Completed
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Portfolio

A cache of profiles of famed Chinese and Taiwanese artists, collected by National...
Grant proposal written by professor at Taiwan's Qinghua University.
A chapter from a travel guide to towns in China. Published by UK company Make Do...
A memory piece on aboriginal music in Taiwan. Written by nonnative English speakers.
A translation on new courses available at the museum. Translation from traditional...

Skills (7)

Tested
English
Editing
English Grammar
English Proofreading
English Punctuation
English Spelling
Microsoft Word

Employment

Matoshri Parvatibi Sonnad Clinic
Program Coordinator/Proposal Writer
2012 - Present
• Collaborated with lead doctor to create program for holistic diabetes maintenance for a group of 40 patients at the Matoshri Parvatibai Sonnad Clinic in the northern Karnataka region of India •...
National Taiwan University Library Digital Archive
Editor
2011 - Present
• Edited more than 60 cases to date for Taiwan’s premier university, using original Chinese data and English translation, ensuring clear communication of information • Ensure accuracy of file data...
Qinghua University Computer Linguistics Department
English Language Consultant
2011 - Present
• Have reviewed and edited more than 40 files of metaphors, sentence replacements, and grammar analyses • Edited department grant proposals • Edited academic papers and presentations for...
Make-Do Publishing
Commissioned Book Editor
2012 - 2012
• Copy edited Ancient China: Towns, a travel guide to 143 off-the-rails towns in China • Collaborated with publisher on style and tone • Edited using British English spelling and vocabulary
China Times Media Group
Copy Editor
2011 - 2012
• Edited 30 items of news content per day, written by non-native English speakers • Initiated and taught writing workshops and one-on-one tutorials for Taiwanese writers • Fact-checked content •...
The Minnesota Daily
Assistant Copy Desk Chief
2007 - 2009
• Led team of copy editors in fact-checking, designing layout, and editing for grammar • Collaborated with heads of News, Sports, Opinions, and Arts departments to ensure factual accuracy of...

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