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Rebecca G. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 18, 2013

Rebecca G.

Over 15 years professional editing experience
   Australia
  |   Brighton, Queensland

Overview

I have worked as an in-house project editor with a major Australian publisher and as a freelancer on various books, including university, high-school and primary textbooks, and Christian discipleship books.

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UK English Oxford Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Book editing

Service Description

With over 15 years of developmental, editing and proofreading experience, I am well placed to add value to your next publishing job. I am particularly skilled in structural editing (ensuring your book says what it needs to say in a succinct and logical fashion).

I have a particular interest in educational publishing and Christian publishing.

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Employment

Freelance
Freelance editor
2005 - Present
Editing various freelance projects, including work for publisher John Wiley and Sons, engineering firm Parsons Brinckerhoff, the Queensland Centre for Mothers and Babies, contracting firm John R...
Freelance
Freelance editor
2005 - Present
Editing various freelance projects, including work for publisher John Wiley and Sons, engineering firm Parsons Brinckerhoff, the Queensland Centre for Mothers and Babies, contracting firm John R...
Origo Education
Editorial Manager
2004 - 2005
Copy-editing primary mathematics and teacher resource manuscripts. Checking page proofs and printer proofs. Scheduling publishing projects. Reviewing draft manuscripts.
John Wiley and Sons
Developmental Editor
2001 - 2003
Reviewing manuscripts and briefing authors. Setting writing schedules. Encouraging authors to remain committed to projects and balance competing demands on their time.
John Wiley and Sons
Project Editor
1996 - 2000
Acting as project editor on high-school and university texts. Copy-editing manuscripts and checking page proofs. Liaising with permissions, art and production departments.

Education

Queensland University of Technology
Bachelor of Arts (Journalism)
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