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Monica S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 2, 2015

Monica S.

Well-Versed Editor
   United States
  |   Lompoc, CA
  |  5:56 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $23

Hello, my name is Monica. I hold a BA in Counseling, a copyeditor certification through UC San Diego, and I'm a member of the American Copy Editors Society.

My day job is as a technical editor for an engineering consulting firm, but my editorial skillset is not restricted to tech; I'm able to edit many styles and definitely enjoy doing so. I can also ensure proper formatting according to APA, CMOS, and any house style guide.

I have successfully completed over 150 editing jobs on Elance, as well as 25+ for private clients. I look...

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Aug 10, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|$275|Completed
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Jun 29, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|$55|Completed
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May 16, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|$100|Completed
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Mar 30, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|$45|Completed
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Portfolio

I edited this book for the author.
http://www.amazon.com/Keeper-Wind-Mark-Shaw-ebook/dp/B00I8P9JLK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1409172304&sr=8-1&keywords=keeper+of+the+wind
I edited this book for the author.
http://www.amazon.com/Windwood-Farm-Taryns-Camera-Book-ebook/dp/B00JRKEFAU/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1404323578&sr=8-1&keywords=taryn%27s+camera
I edited this book for the author.
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/294619
I edited this book for the author.
http://www.amazon.com/What-Love-Living-Earth-ebook/dp/B007L8DYYI/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1365568184&sr=8-4&keywords=christopher+pinckley#_
I edited this book for the author.
http://www.amazon.com/Breaking-Point-Drew-Ashley-ebook/dp/B00AK7PF76/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1362035824&sr=8-5&keywords=dayo+benson
I edited this book for the author
http://www.amazon.com/The-Money-Code-Millionaire-ebook/dp/B009ZIU2QA/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1362036353&sr=1-1&keywords=jewish+wealth#_
I edited and formatted this book for the author.
http://www.starfirebooks.com/
I edited this book for the author.
http://christianchua.com/products.htm
I edited this book for the author.
http://www.amazon.com/The-Mighty-Journey-Diane-Rucker/dp/1467506532/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1339458904&sr=8-1
I edited this book for the author.
http://www.amazon.com/Thou-Kingdom-Robert-Secret-Agent/dp/1467880752/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1339458369&sr=1-1#reader_1467880752
I edited this book for the author.
http://www.amazon.com/Days-Til-Doomsday-Joe-Turbessi/dp/1477419683/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1339458715&sr=1-1#reader_1477419683
I edited this book for the author.
http://www.amazon.com/Storm-Hate-Tales-Hurricane-Katrina/dp/1926780256
I edited and formatted this book for the author.
http://www.amazon.com/Vitamin-Soup-Recipe-Soulful-Nourishment/dp/1467969001#reader_1467969001
I edited this book for Beckham Publications.
http://www.amazon.com/Caught-Middle-Stories-Hispanic-Migration/dp/0984824383
I edited this book for the author.
http://www.amazon.com/Stonehenge-Tips-Tricks-Hints-ebook/dp/B0086GPM3A
I edited this book for the author.
http://www.amazon.com/VIdeo-Astronomy-Questions-Answered-ebook/dp/B0086VYWIQ
I edited this book for Ingene Publications.
http://www.amazon.com/Blue-Rain-ebook/dp/B00A5U79X6/ref=sr_1_2?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1352850549&sr=1-2&keywords=blue+rain#_
I edited this book for Ingene Publications.
http://www.amazon.com/Once-in-Nine-Years-ebook/dp/B00A5TZGVO/ref=sr_1_5?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1352850894&sr=1-5&keywords=ingene
I edited this book for the author.
http://www.amazon.com/Integration-Threshold-Living-Earth-ebook/dp/B00BYCKLIE/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1365568324&sr=1-1#_

Skills (12)

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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2007 Test
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English Proofreading
Technical Editing
English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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English Spelling
English Spelling
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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General Office Skills
Office Skills Test
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U.S. Culture
U.S. Culture and Etiquette Test
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Technical Writing
English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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English Grammar
Editing
Microsoft PowerPoint

Service Description

I currently offer editing services for the following:

Fiction (romance, mystery, thriller, urban, YA)
Non-fiction
Instructional/courses
Technical documents and reports
Academic reports and articles
Websites
Psychological/self-help
Christian/Biblical writing

I am always looking to expand to new genres and add more to the list!

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Employment

Private
Technical Editor
2007 - Present
Performs extensive technical editing/proofreading and document formatting for technical reports on a variety of enviromental engineering topics. Also provides support for formatting and developing...

Education

University of California, San Diego
Copyeditor Certification
2012 - 2013
Pasadena City College
Editing Courses
2012 - 2012
The Master's College
Counseling, Bachelor of Arts
2002 - 2009
Regent University
English Degree, Online Degree Program
2007 - 2007
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proofread
edit
tech edit
copyedit
copy edit
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