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Rebecca P. | Elance
 
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Rebecca P.

Wordsmith Samurai
   United States
  |   Glendale, CA

Overview

I love words. I love their logic and their beauty. I enjoy crafting with them, as well as editing them and seeking ways to make a message clearer. During my three years in the entertainment industry, my gift for writing and attention to detail allowed me to perform editorial duties in addition to the writing I was hired to do. As part of a tight-knit, award-winning team, the video description I wrote and edited for blind and visually-impaired audiences has aired on national television and in theaters across the country. It can be heard...

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As Assistant Editor for this magazine, I copyedited the entire issue. I also wrote the...

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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I can edit and proofread, in as basic or in-depth a manner as desired. I will ferret out every typo, grammatical error, and misspelling, neutralize every hanging participle, and polish a piece to a literary sheen. I can change the tone of a document to be more academic or more colloquial, more inviting or more erudite. With a red pen for a katana, I can be your wordsmith samurai.

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Employment

WGBH Media Access Group
Describer (writer/editor)
2007 - 2010
~Wrote audio description, which combines creative and technical writing skills to make movies and TV shows more accessible for the blind and visually-impaired, essentially turning a movie into an...
ISG Communications
Assistant Editor
2006 - 2007
~Wrote full-length feature articles, short news items, and advertisements for the company’s two magazines and website ~Proofread and copy edited both magazines ~Made contact and conducted...

Education

University of Southern California
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Filmic Writing
2001 - 2005
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copyeditor
copy editor
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