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Peggy I. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 19, 2013

Peggy I.

Get noticed for your ideas, not your mistakes
   Canada
  |   Toronto, Ontario
  |  10:39 pm Local Time

Overview

"Peggy was fantastic. She was prompt, friendly, and professional. Her work is outstanding. I cannot recommend her work highly enough."

"I was totally delighted with the work that Peggy did for me. Very happy to endorse her work and indeed I hope to use her services again."

"Peggy was amazing, ahead of schedule, awesome communication, just a total pleasure to deal with. I highly recommend her and will use her again for sure!"

Editing is about clear, concise communication. I am a full time, freelance member of the Editor's Association of...

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Mar 15, 2013|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
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Portfolio

Substantive edit, rewriting & full copy edit.
Copy edit, proofread and format for print.
Book One of the Piggy Bank Financial Series
http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/42580
Layout and format for Createspace/Kindle. Upload to Amazon.
http://www.amazon.com/Route-Customers-WITHOUT-Knocking-Doors/dp/1460915364
Prision reform handbook and training manual, edited, layed out and cover design
Cover design, edit, copy edit, proofread, formatting, design and layout for print and...
http://www.rejeangiguere.com
full copy edit on the YA novel
Editing, book design, cover design, ebook formatting
Copy edit and interior print layout
Full copyedit, substantive edit, manuscript layout, book design and formatting for...
http://www.amazon.com/The-Sportsman-ebook/dp/B004RIGYTW
Ghost Write a 36 page eBook for a client to post on her website
Fiction book. Substantive edit, copy edit, format and design for publication on Amazon,...
http://www.rejeangiguere.com
Formatting and design for print book. Some editing included.
Web copy writing, editing, ghost writing, sales writing
http://www.ebitassociates.com
Copy writing for entire site, brochure copy and design. Other sales writing projects...
http://www.thecra.ca
Copy editing, proofreading, stylistic editing. Some rewriting on this website.
http://www.vtrendtech.com
Rewrite, design & layout
Newsletter for my financial services clients on topics they asked me to cover.
News type blog posting for New York City client
An article created for a Chicago Pizza company
Sample business plan doc

Skills (10)

Tested
Editing
Business Writing
English
Report Writing
English Grammar
Business Plans
Accounting
Business Analysis
Management Skills
Creative Writing

Service Description

I am a professional editor and member of the Editor's Association of Canada who specializes in editing business and financial documents, as well as marketing materials. I am also available to write business documents such as shareholder letters, business plans and proposals.

I have the capacity to work with Microsoft Word, Mac Pages and Open Office documents. .doc and .docx formats.

I have the unique ability to edit a work without interfering with the author's voice. My detail oriented editing skills are enhanced by my extensive vocabulary and ability to work in a number of editing styles, including AP/CP, MLA and Chicago. I am also very familiar with the medical/scientific APA and CSE styles.

The editing process involves the following steps and you can select which level of edit your feel your project requires

Proofreading
* checking proofs of formatted, edited material for adherence to design and for minor errors in copy

Copy editing
* editing for grammar, usage, spelling, punctuation, and other mechanics
* checking for consistency of mechanics and internal consistency of facts
* editing tables, figures, and lists

Stylistic editing
* clarifying meaning
* eliminating jargon
* polishing language

Substantive editing
* clarifying or reorganizing a manuscript for content and structure


I am a published author and experienced copywriter, I also write a blog focused on investing and personal finance.

My extensive experience in the investing/finance/banking field as...

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Employment

Freelance
Editor/Copywriter
2009 - Present
RBC Royal Bank of Canada
Account Manager
2006 - 2007
Morinville Mirror
Copyeditor, Proofreader, Prepress
1989 - 1989
The Charger Magazine
Editor/Publisher
1984 - 1989

Education

University of Waterloo
Business Communications
- 2011
University of Alberta
Bachelor of Arts - Economics
- 2007
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Business
Certificate - Financial Literacy for Directors
- 2007

Keywords

Editing
Proofreading
Copy editing
Mac Pages
Writing
Business Communications
Ebooks
Technical Writing
Ghost writing
formatting
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