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.
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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...
Sep 18, 2013|Academic Writing|$219|Completed
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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/its, 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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