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Shirley Gamble | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 14, 2013

Shirley Gamble

Diligence in Every Word
   United States
  |   Cadet, MO
  |  6:01 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

"It was a pleasure to work with Shirley. I am looking forward to working with her again in the future."

10+ years of experience proofreading, editing, rewriting, and researching manuscripts, websites, scripts, etc., as well as reformatting documents of all types - making them pleasing to the eye and enjoyable (business, financial, family, self-help, etc.)

**Please know that I was working on long projects with other clients that kept me from Elance for the large part of the last several months. You can peruse my history here, though, and...

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Jun 28, 2012|Ghost Writing|Private|Completed
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Jun 1, 2012|Other - Writing Services|Private|Completed
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Mar 17, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Feb 23, 2012|Other - Administrative Support|Private|Completed

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Portfolio

Diligence in Every Word.
A small selection of various editing and writing assignments done recently (within the...
Created the poster using a couple graphic ideas. Used various techniques in Macromedia...
Created from scratch. Selected fonts, and created image.
This is a reworking I desired to do of a tshirt idea (also in this portfolio).
Compiled listing of past jobs and work completed satisfactorily for clients.

Skills (6)

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English
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English Proofreading
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Microsoft PowerPoint

Service Description

Proofreading. Editing. Rewriting. Researching. Compiling. Formatting.

Editing:
Served as a general editor for personal memoirs, newsletters, presentations, textbooks, training materials, memos, brochures, and web content.
Assisted several clients during various stages of book development, from organization to readability and flow issues. Turned client notes into a cohesive book.

Writing:
Journalism: Wrote hundreds of articles for consortiums and minor news outlets on various topics including accidents, insurance, and education.
Using a childrenís book as a reference, wrote enticing parenting/education articles.
Paraphrasing large amounts of information for Iphone app instructions.
Technical Writing: Re-wrote hundreds of product descriptions for Goedeker's in St. Louis, as part of a full web-page revamp.
Scholastic Writing: Rewrote Psychology and Sociology texts for a nursing school using provided information. Cohesively joined previously used materials into streamlined courses.
Hired mid-stream to fix the weaknesses in a previous editorís work on a 500+ page ASVAB tutorial. Surpassed expectation by meeting scheduling demands, providing top-notch compilation, formatting, editing, and writing with no fuss.
Created PowerPoint presentations for a nursing administration school and a financial seminar company, using provided information in each case.

Formatting:
Web Formatting: Formatted incoming articles for use in...

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Employment

Power of Grace Ministries
Website Maintenance
2009 - Present
Update and proofread ministry websites. Upload and organize new video, images, and calendar events. Ensure graphical look is in keeping with design. Ensure links are not broken.
Apostolic Revivalists
Editor
2009 - Present
Edit quarterly newsletter. Proofread for errors and grammar issues. Edit as needed for clarity. Edit style as needed for uniformity.
Power of Grace Ministries
Editor
2008 - Present
Design T-shirts. Design, write, and proofread monthly newsletters. Design flyers and brochures as needed.
IMPACT Drama
Director, Choreographer, Script Writer
2008 - Present
Choreograph all new dances. Write all new skits and plays, varying in length from 3 minutes to 95 minutes on a range of topics. Editor, writer, proofreader of all website content, etc.

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proofreading
editing
book
manuscript
rewriting
curriculum
proof
format
reformat
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