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Ruth Day | Elance
 
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Ruth Day

Freelance Writer and Editor
   United States
  |   Orange Park, FL
  |  11:29 am Local Time

Overview

My name is Ruth and I recently graduated from Rollins College with an honors degree in English with a minor in creative writing. I am a freelance writer and editor specializing in fiction. I would love to edit your short story/novel/novella/article or write an article on any topic you need!

My first formal writing experience came in the winter of 2009 when I was an intern for Rollins College’s Winter with the Writers program. The website for the program had an intern journal. I wrote some articles myself and edited those written by the...

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Portfolio

This is an article I wrote when I was a Winter with the Writers Intern at Rollins College.
This is a short story I wrote and edited. It is a prequel to a novel I also wrote and...

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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

My creative writing minor gave me a lot of experience doing line edits and structural edits for fiction and creative nonfiction pieces including, but not limited to, short stories, novels, and memoirs. I also have experience writing and copy editing articles for web and exhibit publication

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Employment

Orange County Regional History Center
Exhibits Intern
2011 - 2011
• Utilized library resources to research a historical exhibit • Wrote exhibit copy and used Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to design an exhibit • Copy-edited exhibit copy and accompanying paper
Paint on Pottery/Arts Ignited
Team Member
2010 - 2010
• Contributed to company website layout • Organized and implemented social network campaign
Rollins College
Summer Biochemical Research Assistant
2009 - 2009
• Wrote and edited a successful proposal to get funding for the research
Rollins College
Winter with the Writers Intern
2008 - 2009
• Planned and participated in master classes and readings for visiting authors including Margot Livesey and Derek Walcott • Wrote and edited articles for program website
Rollins College
Chemistry Tutor
2008 - 2009
• Tutored students in one-on-one and group sessions three to six times a week

Education

Rollins College
Bachelor of Arts in English
2007 - 2011
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fiction
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copy writer
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