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Nick F. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 17, 2009

Nick F.

College-trained writer, serious to sarcastic
   United States
Seattle

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $12

A liberal arts graduate from a prestigious East Coast university offers various writing, editing, and proofreading services as a part-time job and hobby. Work is backed up by a diverse, rigorous education as well as relevant real-world experience. Also provides translation services for Spanish.

Writing and editing services:

Informative articles
Short journalism pieces
PR material
Reviews
Correspondence (Business letters, etc)

Proofreading and editing:

Proofing article copy
Editing any type of written material for content,...

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Skills (6)

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U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Spanish To English Translation Skills Test
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Service Description

I am a recent college graduate who currently works in the legal profession but misses the creativity and satisfaction of writing and editing. My concentration was in Spanish language and literature, with a minor in Philosophy. I have also taken courses in literary journalism and nonfiction creative writing, with excellent feedback from my peers and professors.

It should be clear from my academic experience that I am enthusiastic about reading and writing. The care and interest I have in the written word has long been my strongest asset, and one that I would like to put to use for others' benefit.

I have always offered to proofread friends' essays and other work, and have greatly enjoyed doing so. I taught an SAT prep course during college, and received the greatest satisfaction from sitting down with my students and working together to polish their college admission essays.

More recent experience includes managing the marketing campaign for a startup dating service in Seattle, which involved writing articles and website copy, as well as extensive proofreading and editing of a wide array of material (much of which needed a lot of work!). I left that job feeling that I had accomplished something important, even if it just meant having fixed several dangling modifiers and a run-on.

I would like to think that my talents in writing and editing have helped improve the launch of a succesful business, and maybe even have aided in getting several disadvantaged...

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Employment

GuysAndGirlsNextDoor.com
Marketing / SEO Intern
2009 - 2009
Let's Get Ready
SAT Tutor (English)
2006 - 2007

Education

Colgate University
Bachelor of Arts
2005 - 2009
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translating
articles
proofreading
editing
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