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Steven L. | Elance
 
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Steven L.

Writer/Copyeditor
   United States
  |   Lowell, MA
  |  12:08 pm Local Time

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Overview

I'm a thorough Writer, Editor, and Proofreader.

I have edited more than twenty novels and four nonfiction books for various Elance clients, as well as a wide variety of scientific and technical papers, presentations, and theses.

I have authored or co-authored articles, peer-reviewed papers, reports, and presentations on a wide variety of topics: Science, technology, medicine, nutrition, and politics.

I have over 20 years of experience in technical documentation: Peer-reviewed papers, requirements specifications, design specifications,...

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Jan 4, 2016|Academic Writing|$58|Completed
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5.0
Dec 5, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|$36|Completed
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5.0
Nov 24, 2015|Academic Writing|$22|Completed
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5.0
Nov 15, 2015|E-books and Blogs|$30|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

I edited a 72,000-word manuscript of an erotic suspense novel. My editing included...
In this 51,000-word time travel fantasy for young adults, a girl travels from the 1960s...
I edited this work for typographical errors, spelling errors, grammatical errors, vague...
I edited the textual portions of a series of six historical novelettes for children in...
I edited a 26,500-word manuscript of a nonfiction book on finding employment in the...
I edited a technical document on a large Russian facility for testing downhole...
This is an excerpt from a series of articles I wrote on tuning Windows 7 computer...
I wrote a series of twelve articles for a client who is developing instructional...
Many progressives support legalizing same-sex marriage. But I wrote an editorial which...

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Service Description

Whenever I edit any material, I am a perfectionist. I make sure that the text is free of typographical errors, spelling errors, grammatical errors, vague statements, awkward phrasing, and biased or sexist writing.

English is my native language, and my writing and editing skills in English are excellent. I have had a great deal of experience with both technical and non-technical writing. I have written or co-authored articles, peer-reviewed papers, and reports on a wide variety of topics: Science, technology, medicine, nutrition, and politics.

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Employment

The MITRE Corporation, Bedford MA
Principal Engineer
1984 - 2002
Raytheon Submarine Signal Division, Portsmouth RI
Lead Engineer
1982 - 1984
Norden Systems, Norwalk CT
Associate Engineer
1978 - 1982

Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Master's Degree in Computer Science
1977 - 1978
Columbia University School of Engineering
Bachelor's Degree, Electrical Engineering
1973 - 1975
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