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Michelle E. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 20, 2016

Michelle E.

Experienced Editor and Proofreader
   United States
  |   Lake Stevens, WA
  |  12:25 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

***Ranked in the top 1% of editors on Elance!*** I am a professional editor specializing in substantive editing, copy editing, and proofreading. My experience is vast and varied: I am the owner of Editing By ME and provide a wide range of editorial services for independent authors, publishers, websites, and magazines; I worked as a technical writer for a global distribution company for nine years; I am a graduate of the University of Washington Editing Certificate program and have completed additional coursework in music journalism. I am...

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Dec 12, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
Nov 19, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Sep 16, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Aug 12, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Copy edited and proofread book of social media case studies.
http://www.amazon.com/The-Big-Book-Social-Media/dp/0881441597
Provided line editing, copy editing, and final proofread of manuscript.
Final proofread of content and layout.
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
Edited and proofread full-length romance novel.
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
Editor of newsletter for a sports club.
Quality procedure manual I wrote for a multimillion dollar distribution company.

Skills (10)

Tested
English Proofreading
UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style)
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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English Grammar
Copy Editing
Editing/Copy Editing
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Chicago Manual of Style
Fiction Writing
Non-Fiction Writing
Blog Writing
AP Style Writing

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 offer a friendly, encouraging voice while helping to retain YOUR voice. I will check for clarity and correctness while making your content shine. My prices are reasonable and I approach my work with enthusiasm and professionalism.

Open communication is key. Have a question for me? Let's discuss how I can help perfect your content.

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Employment

Editing By ME
Owner, Editor
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...
Self-Employed
Freelance Writer
2009 - Present
Majestic Glove
Technical Writer/Editor
2006 - 2015
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...

Education

The Vera Project
Writing About Music
2014 - 2014
University of Washington
Certificate in Editing
2009 - 2010
Edmonds Community College
Associate of Arts and Sciences
1996 - 1999
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Keywords

editing
English
proofreading
copyediting
grammar
novel editing
writing
line editing
manuscript editing
developmental editing
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Member Since
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