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Tara Rodriquez | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 2, 2014

Tara Rodriquez

Editor, Writer, Proofreader, Researcher
   United States
  |   Fort Lauderdale, FL
  |  1:02 am Local Time

Overview

Perfecting the written word is my life's passion. I have four years of professional editorial experience: two with a newsprint publication and two in book publishing. I hold a Master's in Linguistics and B.A. degrees in English and in Communication Media. I've gotten editorial credits for over 250 books.

I'm a natural-born editor, and I have been helping others with their professional publications (newsletters, advertising postcards, etc.) since 2001. I excel at academic, commercial, and creative writing; research (academic, fact-checking,...

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May 16, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$300|Completed
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5.0
Apr 19, 2013|Editing & Proofreading|$95|Completed
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5.0
Mar 20, 2013|Research|$78|Completed
Dec 10, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|$275|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/animal-babies/8131/8173
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/animals-in-the-sea/8131/8175
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/animals-in-my-community/8131/8256
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/animals-in-the-forest/8174
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/animals-move-/8176
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/buildings/8257
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/farmers-grow-food/8236
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/food-in-my-community/8258
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/friends-are-fun/8246
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/from-seeds/8237
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/fun-at-school/8247
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/fun-in-my-community/8259
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/fun-outside/8248
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/garden-helpers/8241
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/getting-around-in-the-air/8226
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/getting-around-my-community/8260
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/getting-around-on-land/8227
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/getting-around-on-the-water/8228
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/go-fast--go-slow-/8229
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/go-fish-/8177
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/growing-a-garden/8238
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/happy-campers/8249
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/having-fun/8250
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/here-we-go-/8230
I copy-edited this book and selected the photos.
http://www.hameraypublishing.com/inc/sdetail/insects/8178

Skills (2)

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U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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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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Service Description

I offer a wide variety of editorial and writing services, including copy editing, developmental editing, proofreading, fact-checking, in-depth research, writing, ghost-writing, photo research, audio transcription, and digitizing paper documents.

I also offer basic Photoshop design services, data entry and organization, and social media content generation.

"Thanks so much for your thoughtful, thorough attention to my work! I truly appreciate your work!" - Susan Bennett-Armistead, author, My World Collection



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Employment

Hameray Publishing Group
Editorial Consultant
2012 - Present
Owl Eye Editorial
Owner & Principal Editor
2012 - Present
University of California, San Diego
Linguistics Department Teaching Assistant
2009 - 2012
Duties included grading/proofreading student papers, and creating/editing examinations.
University of California, San Diego
Phonetics Lab Research Assistant
2010 - 2011
North Carolina State University
Phonetics Lab Undergraduate Research Assistant
2008 - 2009
The Raleigh Hatchet
Editor
2006 - 2008
CASTLE Worldwide
Reception / Data Entry
2004 - 2005
Dr. Randy Martin
Administrative Assistant
2001 - 2003
Duties included editorial work on newsletters and advertising copy.

Education

University of California, San Diego
M.A. in Linguistics
2009 - 2012
North Carolina State University
B.A. in Communication Media
2003 - 2009
North Carolina State University
B.A. in English (Language, Writing, and Rhetoric)
2003 - 2009
Otis College of Art and Design
(no degree earned)
1999 - 2000
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editing
proofreading
copyediting
copy editing
copy-editing
research
transcription
editorial
publishing
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