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Robin S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 24, 2015

Robin S.

An eye for editing, a passion for perfection!
   United States
  |   Durham, NC

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $50

I strive to bring clarity and consistency to your unique voice, not merely correcting spelling, punctuation, and grammar, but ensuring a wholeness and flow to the overall piece. Whether you need cover letters, website copy, or someone to keep your novel's plots, subplots, and characters on track, I'm eager to assist you!

I specialize in copy editing and proofreading business documents and e-books of all kinds, but harbor a secret passion for helping YA fiction authors make their dreams into reality - and using my talents to bring your...

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Apr 16, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
Apr 16, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
Apr 16, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Proofreading, made editing suggestions via Track Changes
Edited user-provided content for e-learning course.
Revised client-provided content to improve readability and flow, as well as to correct...
Original short fiction
Original short fiction
Edited and redesigned resume to be more attractive to employers
Original piece written for a competition
250 word story written for online competition based on visual prompt
Wrote front-page copy for website of sales techniques training company.

Skills (11)

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proofreading
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copyediting
Microsoft Word
Content Writing
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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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content editing
small business coaching
English Spelling
English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Line editing

Service Description

Ranked in the top .1% of Elance freelancers, I have received either ongoing work or repeat hiring from over half of my clients. I have a background in business and finance, making me an excellent candidate for jobs requiring familiarity with relevant terminology and style.

I am dependable and customer-focused. If we agree on a day or time to communicate, or for work to be completed, you can be absolutely assured I will follow through.

WRITING AND EDITING EXPERIENCE:
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Non-fiction
Business Documents
Website Content
Educational Content
Market Research Surveys
Blog Posts
Advertising Copy
Short Fiction
Novels
E-books


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Employment

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Department of English and Comparative Literature
2011 - Present
Aillen Taylor Web Design
Content Editor
1999 - 2011

Education

State University of New York at Geneseo
Bachelor of Arts
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Keywords

Developmental Editing
Line Editing
Proofreading
Grammar
Resumes
Letters
Editing
Writing
Fiction
Non-fiction
Copy-editing
English
E-books
Novels
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Identity
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Member Since
October 2013
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