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Susan McGrath | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 10, 2013

Susan McGrath

Editing and writing with an eye for detail
   United States
  |   Pana, IL
  |  2:23 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $19

Recent client comments include, "Great job!" and " . . . brought new ideas to the table. I would recommend to others and do business with (her) again.
With more than 25 years' experience in professional writing in newspapers, magazines, blogs, SEO content, educational curricula and even a book, you might say I have a passion for writing. That extends to editing as well.
I have a B.S. in journalism and an M.A. in education and I currently teach writing at the university level.
My focus in editing is on accuracy and detail as well as keeping...

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Jan 10, 2012|Ghost Writing|$970|Completed
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4.3
Sep 27, 2011|Presentation Formatting|$250|Completed
Sep 21, 2011|Newsletters|$329|Completed
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5.0
Sep 20, 2011|Other - Writing Services|$38|Completed
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4.3

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Portfolio

Weekly Column - Ten Minutes' Peace
Weekly Column - Ten Minutes' Peace
Weekly Column - Ten Minutes' Peace

Skills (6)

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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Academic Writing
U.S. Academic Writing Test
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English Grammar
English Proofreading
Editing
Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (UK Version)
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Service Description

I provide high-quality writing and editing services in nearly every genre.

My goal is to communicate clearly with clients and provide a timely turn-around on all projects.

Recent projects have included newsletter editing and design and curriculum writing.

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Employment

Mary Kay Senior Independent Beauty Consultant
Senior Consultant
2009 - Present
Earned Star Consultant status several times.
Lincoln Christian University
Adjunct Professor
2009 - Present
Teaching Written Composition on campus and online; developing syllabi. Heading graduation portfolio program Directing the Credit for Prior Learning program and teaching the portfolio class
Pana School District
Paraprofessional/Substitute teacher
2002 - 2010
Worked with individual and small groups of Kindergarten and 1st graders on reading and phonics skills. Helped pilot the Response to Intervention program in our district and state. Assessed students...
Taylorville Breeze-Courier
Reporter
1992 - 1994
Wrote news and feature articles, did photography and some page layout.

Education

University of Phoenix-Online
Master of Arts in Curriculum Instruction/Adult Ed.
2006 - 2007
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Bachelor of Science in Journalism
1985 - 1989

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