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Rod Romesburg | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 20, 2015

Rod Romesburg

Ph.D. in English and published author
   United States
  |   Irvine, CA
  |  10:57 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

I have a Ph.D. in English and have published both academic and popular work. My editing skills have been honed through nearly twenty years of teaching and editing others' work.

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Jul 7, 2014|Technical Writing|$167|Completed
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5.0
Oct 23, 2012|Academic Writing|$2,498|Completed
Oct 3, 2011|Academic Writing|$208|Completed
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5.0
Sep 8, 2011|Editing & Proofreading|$464|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

Sample of my editing for Wayne Robinson's new book, "Travel, Work, Play: The Guide...

Skills (3)

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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English
U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Academic Writing
U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Service Description

I hold a Ph.D. in English from University of California, Davis, and have published both academic and more popular work. My editing and proofreading skills have been honed through nearly twenty years of teaching at the university level and editing others' work.

I want to help you make your work not merely readable, but compelling, while preserving your original voice. Whether fiction or nonfiction, academic or popular, I will coach you to make your writing the best it can be!

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Employment

Central-Piedmont Community College
Instructor (Full-time)
2012 - 2012
Designed and taught composition and literature courses (a six/six load).
Rollins College -- Winter Park, FL
Lecturer / Coord. of First-year Writing
2008 - 2011
Designed and taught composition and literature courses (a four/four load). Coordinated all first-year writing courses—hired, supervised, and assessed adjuncts and Lecturers; initiated and helped...
Stetson, University -- DeLand, FL
Adjunct Instructor
2007 - 2008
Designed and taught composition courses.
The Ohio State University -- Columbus, OH
Program Director, Freshman Seminar/Prof. Pathways
2005 - 2007
Grew program from 26 seminars (2004-05) to 85 seminars (2007-08) through faculty recruitment; Raised enrollment in seminars from 287 first-year students (2004-05) to 900 students (2006-07);...
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ. -- Daytona Bch, FL
Asst. Prof. of Comp. & Lit.
2002 - 2005
Designed and taught literature and composition courses; advised students; served on various department and university committees.
University of California, Davis -- Davis, CA
Faculty Fellow
2000 - 2002
Designed and taught composition and literature courses, including Technical/Business Communication, Scientific Writing, and Introduction to Screenwriting.
Hansen Info. Tech., Inc. -- Sacramento, CA
Technical Writer/Editor
2000 - 2000
• Converted help documentation from print to online format using RoboHelp • Interviewed engineers, programmers, and technicians and converted their ideas to language better suited for a general...
InfoPros -- Citrus Heights, CA
Technical Writing Intern
2000 - 2000
• Converted clients’ documentation from Word to FrameMaker, improving readability (state government manual and labor/employee handbooks, computer hardware manual) • Converted machiner instructions...

Education

Brigham Young University
B.A. / M.A. in English
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University of California, Davis
Ph.D. in English
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proofreading
writing
academic
creative
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