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Proofie | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 13, 2014

Proofie

A picky, compulsive proofreader...
   United States
  |   webster, NY

Overview

Where have all those compulsive, "old-fashioned" proofreaders gone? You know, the ones who catch the pesky grammatical errors, who know how to weed out unending commas and delete errant apostrophes, who understand how and where to use hyphens, who pounce on messy line breaks. Sadly, we have become an endangered species -- proofreaders and editors so immersed in our profession that we can't control ourselves. We compulsively proofread menus, TV commercials, and ads that appear in our mailbox. I am just such a proofreader and proud of it! I...

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Jun 17, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$322|Completed
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5.0
May 26, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$69|Completed
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5.0
Mar 19, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$395|Completed
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5.0
Feb 25, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$25|Completed
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5.0

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Skills (4)

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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I have over 40 years of experience as a proofreader/copy editor and now work strictly as a freelance editor. I am experienced in editing and proofreading all types of copy including books, magazines, advertising, newsletters, annual reports, catalogs, websites, etc. I have worked on a number of projects requiring exceptionally careful screening for both errors and inconsistencies, including Gourmet and Audubon magazines, books, websites, and annual reports for such companies as Kodak, IBM, and Xerox.

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Keywords

proofreading
editing
children's books
fact-checking
research
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