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Matthew Quinn | Elance
 
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Matthew Quinn

Proofreader, copy editor, and story advisor
   United States
  |   Marietta, GA

Overview

From May 2007 until July 2012, I was a full-time professional journalist. As an aspiring writer of science fiction, fantasy, and horror, I joined two different writing groups. Both journalism and helping others with their work have helped me develop strong editing and proofreading skills.

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Skills (4)

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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Social Media Marketing Test
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Service Description

If you have a piece of writing you would like improved, I'm your man. I can edit for grammar and style and offer advice on how to improve plot, characterization, and other aspects of the story itself.

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Employment

Rowell Current
Associate Editor
2012 - Present
Write 1-4 stories per month, edit articles in advance in Word, and edit whole newspaper on the page.
Johns Creek Patch
Stringer
2012 - Present
Produce four stories per month.
Johns Creek Herald
Editor
2011 - 2012
Griffin Daily News
Reporter
2007 - 2011

Education

University of Georgia
Bachelor of Arts, History
2003 - 2007
University of Georgia
Bachelor of Arts-Journalism
2003 - 2007

Keywords

fiction
writing
editing
proofreading
advice
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Identity
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mquinn1984
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