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Michelle Ellen | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 7, 2014

Michelle Ellen

Professional Writer, Editor and Proofreader
   United States
  |   Lake Stevens, WA
  |  8:32 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

Editing professional specializing in fiction and non-fiction manuscripts and maintaining relationships with independent authors. Experience includes project management, team management, content development, blog writing, social media management, editing, and proofreading. Proficient in Chicago, AP, and Oxford styles; American and British English.

Member of the American Copy Editors Society (ACES) and the Northwest Independent Editors Guild.

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May 5, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
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Portfolio

Provided line editing, copy editing, and final proofread of manuscript.
Final proofread of content and layout.
Edited and proofread full-length romance novel.
Copy edited and proofread book of social media case studies.
http://www.amazon.com/The-Big-Book-Social-Media/dp/0881441597
Copy edited and proofread spiritual autobiography.
Provided line editing, copy editing, and proofreading for fiction novel
Copy edited and proofread Christian self-help book.
http://www.amazon.com/The-Prayer-Track-Bernard-Smalls/dp/0557261376
Proofread book on kitchen revovation.
http://http://www.amazon.com/Renovation-Bootcamp-Kitchen-Robin-Siegerman/dp/0881445029/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1351874683&sr=1-1&keywords=renovation+bootcamp+kitchen#reader_0881445029
Editor of newsletter for a sports club.
Quality procedure manual I wrote for a multimillion dollar distribution company.

Skills (5)

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English Proofreading
UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style)
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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Service Description

I specialize in copy editing and proofreading, but am a skilled editor at all levels. My experience includes editing fiction, non-fiction, academic documents, web copy, articles, blogs, business materials, and more.

I am also a member of the American Copy Editors Society (ACES).

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Employment

Editing By ME
Freelance Editor and Proofreader
2009 - Present
Provides editorial services for a number of businesses, authors, and publishers. Services include developmental editing, substantive editing, copy editing, and proofreading. Manages editorial...
Majestic Glove
Editor / Quality Auditor
2006 - Present
Responsibilities include: Write and edit all official documentation for internal Quality Management System (QMS), including company policies and departmental procedures. Train all employees on...
The Constitutional Sources Project
Volunteer Proofreader
2010 - 2011
The Constitutional Sources Project is a non-partisan organization that archives transcriptions of the writings of American Founders prepared by historians. This is done by scanning the paper...
Blog
Contributing Writer
2009 - 2011
Wrote blog articles for Seattle-based blog. Topics ranged from arts and entertainment, food and drink, and random general musings.

Education

University of Washington
Certificate in Editing
2009 - 2010
University of Washington
Bachelor of the Arts, English
1999 - 2002
Edmonds Community College
Associate of Arts and Sciences
1996 - 1999

Keywords

editing
English
proofreading
British English
grammar
novel editing
writing
line editing
manuscript editing
developmental editing
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