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Marianna Manns | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 16, 2015

Marianna Manns

Addicted to perfection
   Canada
  |   San Francisco, CA
  |  5:46 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

Fast worker with insane attention to detail, very critical feedback and a dedication to polished perfection. I am a freelance copy editor and proofreader, and I have experience with full-length works of both fiction and non-fiction. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Honours English Literature from the University of Waterloo in Canada. I am a meticulous editor with a mastery of grammar and language. Your writing deserves the careful scrutiny and thorough correction I can provide.

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Sep 11, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$822|Completed
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5.0
Feb 26, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$145|Completed
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5.0
Dec 26, 2013|Editing & Proofreading|$126|Completed
Dec 24, 2013|Editing & Proofreading|$175|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

Line editing, re-writing and revision.
http://www.amazon.com/SKAB-Skin-Bones-Ounces-Courage-ebook/dp/B00J81O0EY/ref=sr_1_sc_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1405627501&sr=1-1-spell&keywords=trevor+skrocky
Line editing, re-writing and revision.
Editing and co-writing J.R. Wright's And along came SPIDER.
http://www.amazon.com/SPIDER-Martina-Spalding-Thriller-Spider-ebook/dp/B00FFAYX94/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1388352499&sr=8-4&keywords=and+along+came+spider
Editing and co-writing best-selling author J.R. Wright's And along came SPIDER. This is...
http://www.amazon.com/SPIDER-Martina-Spalding-Thriller-Spider-ebook/dp/B00FFAYX94/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1388352499&sr=8-4&keywords=and+along+came+spider
Edited second edition of Amazon best-seller Legend of the Dawn series by J.R. Wright.
http://www.amazon.com/LEGEND-DAWN-Frontier-Adventure-Lifetime-ebook/dp/B008M9TKFC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1388345863&sr=8-1&keywords=legend+of+the+dawn
This is a screen capture of Amazon's LookInside! preview of Legend of the Dawn, a...
http://www.amazon.com/LEGEND-DAWN-Frontier-Adventure-Lifetime-ebook/dp/B008M9TKFC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1388345863&sr=8-1&keywords=legend+of+the+dawn
Copyedited for grammatical mistakes.
Two written articles for the music section entitled "Hot Licks"
Wrote a catchy, attention-grabbing and fun description of the How Weird Street Faire...
Wrote a polished and exciting description of the Harlem DanceBooth App for iPhone
Edited Amazon best-seller Legend of the Dawn series by J.R. Wright.
http://www.amazon.com/AFTER-DAWN-frontier-trilogy-LEGEND-ebook/dp/B00BLWMKJA/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1388350832&sr=8-3&keywords=legend+of+the+dawn
This is a screen capture of Amazon's LookInside! preview of After the Dawn, by...
http://www.amazon.com/AFTER-DAWN-frontier-trilogy-LEGEND-ebook/dp/B00BLWMKJA/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1388350832&sr=8-3&keywords=legend+of+the+dawn
Line editing and proofreading for the Scrapyard Ship series
http://www.amazon.com/Scrapyard-Ship-Series-Book-ebook/dp/B00FH1ZO3U
Line editing and proofreading for the Scrapyard Ship series
http://www.amazon.com/Scrapyard-Ship-Series-Book-ebook/dp/B00FH1ZO3U
Line editing and proofrreading
http://www.amazon.com/Scrapyard-Ship-Mark-Wayne-McGinnis-ebook/dp/B00H913AIM/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1405656278&sr=1-1&keywords=hab+12
Line editing and proofreading
Line editing and proofreading
http://www.amazon.com/Space-Vengeance-Scrapyard-Ship-Book-ebook/dp/B00J6GVMHO/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1405656340&sr=1-1&keywords=space+vengeance
Line editing and proofreading
http://www.amazon.com/Space-Vengeance-Scrapyard-Ship-Book-ebook/dp/B00J6GVMHO/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1405656340&sr=1-1&keywords=space+vengeance
Line editing and proofreading
http://www.amazon.com/Realms-Time-Scrapyard-Ship-Book-ebook/dp/B00KRE7YU8/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1405656497&sr=1-1&keywords=realms+of+time
Line editing and proofreading
http://www.amazon.com/Realms-Time-Scrapyard-Ship-Book-ebook/dp/B00KRE7YU8/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1405656497&sr=1-1&keywords=realms+of+time

Skills (8)

Tested
English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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UK English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style)
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Transcription
Writing
Translation
Translation Spanish English
Translation English Spanish
Spanish To English Translation Skills Test
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Passed
Content Writing

Service Description

I will copy edit your work for removal of all punctuation, spelling, and grammatical errors, and proofread prior to publication. The end product is always the strong, perfect piece you knew your work could be.

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Employment

Drop Dead Gorgeous Daily
Copy editor and Proofreader (web)
2013 - Present
Curve Magazine
Editorial Assistant
2013 - 2013

Education

University of Waterloo
Bachelor of Arts
2008 - 2013

Keywords

Editor
Copy editor
Proofreader
Grammar
Punctuation
Spelling
Developmental editor
Substantive editor
Writer
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Writing & Translation
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