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Hunter Hayden | Elance
 
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Hunter Hayden

Editor/Writer
   United States
  |   Durham, NC
  |  2:53 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $10

It is with words where my first passion lives. It would be a pleasure for me to provide what writing or editing services you require or desire. I am looking for any opportunity that may exist in the field of freelance writing and editing.

I hold a BA in English (I set it down occasionally if I need both hands for something) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with minors in both physics and mathematics. In addition to pursuing a freelance career, I am seeking a full-time permanent or contracted position as a technical...

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Sep 18, 2013|Academic Writing|$219|Completed
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Portfolio

Academic paper written in English with English as the author's second language, showing...
Prose poem / one-line poem, given as a small example of my poetic style.
Example of an editing of grammar, syntax, mechanics, awkward phrasing, word misuse, and...
Flash fiction, given to demonstrate my fiction style.

Skills (1)

Tested
Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I offer manuscript editing; article, pamphlet, or webpage editing and proofreading; academic editing; English second language editing; academic writing; technical writing.

Specifically, for editing services of varying levels, I offer to:


• Improve clarity and readability by
deleting unnecessary words
marking awkward or ambiguous phrasing
correcting improper word usage (affect/effect, their/there)
finding and correcting typos, including misspellings
• Ensure proper mechanics, without infringing on creative license, by
correcting mistaken or absent punctuation (its/it’s, colon concatenating sentences)
correcting errors in verb tense, subject/verb agreement
• Increase precision of language by
suggesting upgrades from weak to strong verbs
suggesting more accurate descriptors
• Consider improvements to flow by
suggesting alternative or addition punctuation (hyphen in place of parentathis, extra or missing comma)
considering and commenting upon arrangement of sentences within paragraphs and paragraphs within chapters

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Education

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bachelor of Arts in English Literature
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Keywords

proofreading
creative writing
academic writing
ESL editing
academic editing
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