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Mahala C. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 18, 2015

Mahala C.

The Competitive Edge
   United States
  |   Mobile, AL

Overview

As a professional editor and writer, who loves the swirl and sway of words, I provide creative, timely, accurate, and precise services that exceed expectations. Whether you need fresh creative writing or editing, utilizing Chicago Manual and APA styles, standard medical terminology, or crisp business language, I can meet your needs.

With a strong command of the English language, I have a penchant for detail that my clients like. I have an eye for finding that one little mistake others miss when editing copy. I understand the importance of...

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Portfolio

Business press release.
Small section of 400 page manuscript with names redacted to product client...

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
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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 Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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Copywriting
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Service Description

Blending your ideas with my expertise, I :
• Edit/proofread manuscripts, web and blog copy, business documents
• Create keyword enriched articles for your website and blog
• Produce and edit business training manuals, job descriptions, policies and procedures, letters
• Write ad copy, press releases, magazine articles
• Create hardcopy and online newsletters
• Create and promote e-mail blasts
Ghostwrite your story
Revise and create forms



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

Excelsior College
BS Fine Arts
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Armstrong State College
Registered Nursing
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Keywords

Edit hardcopy and online materials
including galleys Write and edit marketing materials - hardcopy and online Create keyword dense articles and rewrites about: Books Medical/health Senior issues Writing Weddings - flowers
venues
cosmetics
etc. Bios Website information: About
Bios
etc. Blog articles Create manuals
job descriptions and competency tools
organizational charts Write book reviews Book summaries for publishers Proof book galleys
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  • 12 months
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Member Since
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