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Tamara M. | Elance
 
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Tamara M.

Proofreader/Copyeditor with eye for the details
   United States
  |   Tucson, AZ
  |  3:21 pm Local Time

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Overview

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I learned to read at age three, and thus began my love affair with words. I am currently working part-time as a proofreader. I also like to exercise my creative side; I have been a hairstylist for 17 years with specialties in naturally curly hair and organic color. I have various hobbies and interests [music, health, outdoor activities, nutrition, natural living, words and the English language], and I am always looking to change things up. I recently finished my copyediting certification through UCSD Extension, and I thoroughly love it! It...

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Portfolio

I did proofreading and editing for Twist of Fate, releasing 8/18/15.
I did some editing and proofreading for books 2 and 3 of the Piercing the Veil trilogy.

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Service Description

My specialties are copyediting, line editing, spelling, punctuation, grammar, etc. I am currently proofreading part-time for a marketing agency. I have a good amount of experience copyediting and proofreading academic papers at undergraduate and graduate levels, and I have helped edit several fiction novels. I have experience with APA and MLA formats, the Chicago Manual of Style, Microsoft Word Track Changes, Google Docs, and Adobe Acrobat. I am always looking for new challenges, and am a quick learner.

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Employment

Code Publishing
Proofreader
2014 - 2015
Proofread municipal codes (both paper copy and online) against city/county ordinances prior to publication. Checked all online functions prior to codes going live.

Education

University of California, San Diego
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Proofreading
copyediting
editing
Microsoft Word
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