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Sheila Trask | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 27, 2015

Sheila Trask

Your Best Book: Manuscript Critique and Editing
   United States
  |  8:40 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

"STrask is one of the most professional, highly qualified, extremely responsive and helpful editors I know! Highly recommend!" --Olga Phoenix, author, Victim Advocate's Guide to Wellness

I offer manuscript review packages, all including a thorough reading of your manuscript and a detailed report describing strengths and weaknesses, along with concrete, implementable suggestions for revisions. I can provide in-text commentary when you're ready to delve into the details, and can also help guide revisions. I also offer copyediting and...

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Apr 12, 2015|Ghost Writing|Private|Working
Mar 31, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
Mar 12, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
Feb 13, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Skills (8)

Tested
Copywriting
Manuscript Evaluation
Author Profiles
English Grammar
Editorial Writing
English Proofreading
English Punctuation
English Spelling

Service Description

Manuscript Evaluation and Editing Services

Manuscript Critique
Developmental Editing
Line Editing
Copyediting
Proofreading
Promotional Copy (Book Blurbs and Bios)

Education:
MS in Library and Information Science, Drexel University
BS in Psychology, Middlebury College
Copyediting Courses from University of California, San Diego

Related Experience:

Write features, promotional copy, reviews, author profiles, and author interviews for fiction and nonfiction books across a wide range of topics and genres. Regularly contribute to Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, BookPage, The San Francisco Book Review, Foreword Magazine, BlueInk Reviews and many others publications online and in print.

Write advertising copy, book blurbs, taglines, author biographies, and synopses for Kirkus Editorial.

Contest judge:
Ink & Insights Independent Authors Awards 2015
Colorado Independent Publishers Association EVVY Awards 2014










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Employment

Freelance, various clients
Writing and Research Services Provider
2008 - Present
Copywriting: Create advertising copy for the publishing industry. Projects include sales copy for fiction and non- fiction books, author interviews and biographies, book summaries, and...
Medical Mission Exchange
Database Manager
2004 - 2006
Initiated and managed contacts for an Internet database of volunteer medical groups in Latin America. Created extensive catalog of links related to medical mission organizations. Managed data on...
Dartmouth College
Cataloger, Cataloging and Metadata Specialist
1994 - 2001
Created original electronic records to provide access to materials owned by the Dartmouth College Library. Resources used include: OCLC, RLG, Innovative Interfaces (III) library systems, Library...

Education

Drexel University
Master of Library and Information Science
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Middlebury College
Bachelor of Science, Psychology
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Keywords

manuscript evaluation
manuscript critique
developmental editing
book reviews
copyediting
revisions
proofreading
research
literature surveys
copywriting
book blurbs
author biographies
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