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Sheila Trask | Elance
 
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Sheila Trask

Your Best Book: Manuscript Evaluation Services
   United States
  |  7:12 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

As a professional book reviewer, my guiding belief is that every author has a unique story to tell. Too often, though, that story isn't heard clearly, because it needs just a little more work before it's published.

I am here to help you make sure you're telling the story you want to tell.

I write for a variety of publications, including Publishers Weekly, BookPage, BlueInk Review, and ForeWord Magazine. I have a Master's degree in Library and Information Science, years of library experience, and a true love of reading.

I read quickly and...

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Apr 2, 2014|Creative Writing|Private|Working
Mar 22, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
Feb 22, 2014|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

• Collaborative Developmental Editing • Beta Reading with In-Text Comments • Detailed Feedback Reports (Addresses pace, dialogue, organization, etc.) • Book Reviews • Promotional Copy • Author Biographies

Hundreds of books by independent authors have crossed my book reviewer's desk. I know what makes a book succeed in today's competitive publishing world and I would love to help your book get that edge.

I offer manuscript evaluation services to help you get your book in the best shape possible before it's published.





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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

book reviews
manuscript evaluation
manuscript critique
promotional copy
developmental editing
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