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Mahala C. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 8, 2014

Mahala C.

The Competitive Edge
   United States
  |   Mobile, AL

Overview

Timely, accurate, and precise writing services that exceed expectations. Whether you need creative writing or editing, I have the credentials to fulfill your requirements within your parameters..

My personal writing resources include standard and medical dictionaries, diverse writing books, Chicago Manual of Style and APA manuals, as well as a willingness to do extensive Google research for specific syntax and idiomatic speech.

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Nov 21, 2013|Press Releases|Private|Completed
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5.0
Mar 6, 2012|Copywriting|Private|Completed
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4.4
Feb 9, 2012|E-books and Blogs|Private|Completed
Jan 2, 2012|Article Writing|Private|Completed
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2.8

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Skills (10)

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Editing
Editing/Copy Editing
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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Academic Writing
U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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English
U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Blending your ideas with my expertise, I :
• Edit/proofread novels, short story manuscripts, essays, academic papers
• Write and re-write keyword enriched articles for your website and blog
• Produce business plans, bylaws, training manuals, policies and procedures
• Write ad copy, press releases, magazine articles
• Create a newsletter for business, club, church
• Ghostwrite your story
Transcribe from hardcopy to computer

My qualifications include editing four three anthologies. I am currently editing the first in a series of business books for the publisher and ghostwriting a thriller novel.

My background includes a degree in nursing with healthcare management experience and a degree in Fine Arts. I am a published author and a 2008 Pushcart Prize nominee with creative works in the Emerald Ladies Journal “Sandscript,” “The Single Mother,” “Stumptail Monkey,” “Cup of Comfort for Grandparents,” “Encyclopedia of Alabama,” “Christmas is a Season! 2008” and “Christmas is a Season! 2009” and chapters in writing books.

I teach creative writing classes to teens and adults.

I take a professional approach to my clients’ hard work, treating their assignments with the respect and confidentiality they deserve.

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Employment

Self Employed
Editor and Writer
1998 - Present
Self-employed writer and editor. I provide substantive editing for novels, short stories, personal essays, blogs, website content, anthologies, periodicals, and product descriptions. I teach the...

Education

Regents College
BS Fine Arts
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Armstrong State College
Registered Nursing
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Keywords

Editing: Substantive
Proofreading
Copyediting Create keyword dense articles and rewrites on: Medical/health Christian/Religious Senior issues Writing Weddings Marketing materials Construct policy and procedure manuals
job descriptions with evaluations
organizational charts
tables of contents
and business letters
newsletters. Write book reviews
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  • 12 months
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Identity
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QualityWorkMC
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Member Since
September 2011
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