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Sheila Tombe | Elance
 
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Sheila Tombe

Editing With Precision
   United States
  |   Bluffton, SC
  |  10:02 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

I can supply writing, editing, and proofreading using the main style sheets (Chicago, MLA) and word processing programs (Word, Office, Adobe). Translations from Spanish and French produced quickly and correctly. Deadlines respected. Work returned in the format of your choice. Diligent research and fact-checking.

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Portfolio

Apostrophe: USCB Journal of the Arts; co-founding editor; poetry editor; journal...
winner of the first Gival Press prize for a poem written in Spanish
Proofreading for Del Squacho

Skills (5)

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English
English Vocabulary Test
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U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. Word Usage Test
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Translation English Spanish
Spanish To English Translation Skills Test
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Spanish Vocabulary Skills Test
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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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Service Description

Retired English professor: used to deadlines, the vagaries of the publishing business, and a variety of assignments from the arts to the sciences. Edited a small literary journal -- (Apostrophe). Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, so I'm fluent in both US and UK English. Poet.

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Employment

University of South Carolina Beaufort
Associate Professor of English
1993 - 2008
I retired in the Fall semester, taking an early disability retirement.
University of South Carolina
Visiting Assistant Professor of English
1992 - 1993
A one-year post-grad. visiting assistant professorship awarded to qualifying graduates.
Four Seasons Language School, Japan.
Instructor of English and Spanish
1987 - 1989
!n Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka-ken, Japan, teaching English and Spanish to Japanese businessmen (Yamaha, Honda, Suzuki), factory employees (Suzuki, Honda, Yamaha), high-school students, and private...

Education

Charleston School of Law
Semester study for JD
2010 - 2011
University of South Carolina
Doctorate in Comparative Literature
1989 - 1991
University of South Carolina
Master's in Comparative Literature
1984 - 1987
University of Strathclyde
Joint Honours Bachelor's in English and Spanish Languages and Literatures
1977 - 1983
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Proofreading
writing
editing
research
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