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Tavis H. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 5, 2014

Tavis H.

Linguist/Writer with 14 years of experience
   United States
  |   Roeland Park, KS

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $46

I have been a fiction writer for 14 years. I graduated with a bachelor's degree in Linguistics. I started my own business in 2011, proofreading and editing mostly academic papers locally via word of mouth. I worked as a Contract Editor and the Senior State Editor at H&R Block headquarters. I have experience writing/edting with Microsoft Word, Google Docs, and Celtx. In my free time, I write mostly novels and teleplays involving speculative fiction. I have studied French, Spanish, and American Sign Language. Lastly, I do have some experience...

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I can edit/proofread all kinds of written work. I have experience with both writing and editing short stories, mainstream fiction, genre fiction, biographies, academic papers, and technical documents. I would be happy to edit to the degree requested (anything from light proofreading to heavy content editing).

I graduated from the University of Kansas with a bachelor's degree in Linguistics. I have three years experience as a professional editor, working as a freelancer and as a contractor. I worked for a time at H&R Block headquarters, editing educational materials for current and aspiring tax professionals. I managed a team of ten other editors as well as provided technical and professional support for dozens of writers across the country.

I have worked in customer service, retail sales, public service, vendor relations, and manual labor.

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Education

University of Kansas
Bachelor's Degree
2006 - 2010
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Editing
proofreading
writing
technical editing
organization
computer skills
web design
linguistics
education
communications.
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