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Shannon Waite | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 16, 2014

Shannon Waite

Word wrangler.
   United States
  |   San Francisco, CA
  |  10:02 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

I'm a professional writer, editor, proofreader, and project manager with more than 10 years in non-profit, academic publishing. I recently relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area to start my own writing and editing company, Oasis Editing. My current clients include The New Press, Amazon.com, Teachers College Press, and Ballpoint, Inc.

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Skills (7)

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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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English
U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Adobe InDesign
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Microsoft Word

Service Description

I offer soup-to-nuts editorial and writing services, including development, editing, proofreading, copywriting, and typesetting. I can turn ideas into manuscripts, manuscripts into professional galleys, and professional galleys into finished books. I stick to the budgets I'm given, and I always make my deadlines. My subject matter areas of expertise are literature, education, music, and history.

I am highly skilled in a variety of software, including Microsoft Word and Excel; Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat; and Mac and Windows operating systems.

I have formal training in basic design and typography from The New School in New York.

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Employment

Amazon.com
Scientific/Technical Copywriter
2011 - Present
Ballpoint Inc.
Consulting Managing Editor
2011 - Present
Teachers College Press
Freelance Copyeditor, Proofreader, Copywriter
2011 - Present
The New Press
Freelance Proofreader
2008 - Present
Teachers College Press
Production Editor, Desktop Publishing Specialist
2002 - 2011

Education

Rutgers University
English Literature/Psychology, Bachelor of Arts
1996 - 2000

Keywords

writer
editor
proofreader
project manager
desktop publishing
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