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Sherrah B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 2, 2011

Sherrah B.

Freelance Editor and Proofreader
   United States
  |   Wichita, KS
  |  12:47 pm Local Time

Overview

My goal is to make you sound like the best possible you. I edit with an eye to correctness and consistency while ensuring that the voice and style is not only uniquely yours, but also the one you want to project. I have worked with academics, fundraisers, churches, college recruiters, and creative writers to craft written materials (both print and online) for a variety of audiences.

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Oct 14, 2010|Copywriting|$50|Completed

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Skills (3)

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English
U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (AP Style)
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Academic Writing
U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Service Description

After 10 years of working the field of communications, I now work as a freelance editor, writer, and occasional graphic designer. My work experience includes:

Ten years professional writing experience, including promotional, scholarly, fundraising, news, recruiting, and creative writing.

Ten years experience proofreading and editing business and educational communications. Four years magazine publishing experience, both print and online.

Strong technical command of the English language; familiarity with several writing styles including AP, MLA, and the Chicago Manual of Style.

Competent graphic designer with six years of print publication design experience.

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Employment

The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod
Youth Ministry Communications Manager
2008 - 2010
Concordia University Texas
Director of Communications
2006 - 2008
Concordia University Texas
Assistant Director of Admissions
2004 - 2006
Concordia University Texas
Admissions Counselor
2000 - 2004

Education

Texas State University--San Marcos
Master of Arts in Literature
2005 - 2008
Concordia University Texas
Bachelor of Arts in English and Communication
- 2000
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proofreading
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