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Susan B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 26, 2012

Susan B.

Literary Services
   United States
  |   Milford, CT
  |  8:25 am Local Time

Overview

A 1979 graduate of Georgia Tech, Susan Burnaka has substantial experience working with technical literature. For her early writing she received a number of awards and was recognized as an author of smooth, flowing text. Her professional background includes engine analyses for a major turbine manufacturer and several years in math education. As an educator, she took pride in the ability to write assessments requiring precise, brief responses. Her recent work includes assisting in ESL student graduate thesis editing. She regards editing...

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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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U.S. Word Usage Test
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U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

Stbtextworks specializes in substantive and copy editing, as well as proofreading. In particular, these services include:

- Assuring that the document fully addresses the subject at hand.
- Assuring that the document is appropriate for the intended audience.
- Assuring that the text flows and is easy to read, thereby holding the reader's interest.
- Eliminating errors in spelling and use of punctuation.

Technical and ESL authors are welcome. Completed work is presented in a smooth and easy to read form, with changes incorporated, while maintaining the author's style as much as possible. With dedicated staff, quick turnaround is assured. Customer satisfaction is guaranteed.


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Employment

Textbroker.com
Proofreader
2011 - Present
Bristol Board of Education
Math Teacher
2001 - 2003
Bridgeport Board of Education
Math Teacher
1997 - 2001
Avco Lycoming Textron
Development Engineer
1980 - 1987

Education

Southern Connecticut State University
Master of Math Education
1991 - 1998
Georgia Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
1974 - 1979
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