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Trevor Kearns | Elance
 
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Trevor Kearns

Creative Writer and Editor
   United States
  |   Wendell, MA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

Whether you need original content or top-tier editing, I'm here to make your project shine!

With a graduate degree in creative writing and 8+ years freelancing as a writer, translator, and editor, I have the skills, perspective, and professionalism to make your vision a reality. For me, client satisfaction is paramount, and I'll make sure you're dazzled by my work.

Whatever your style, genre, or anticipated audience, I can deliver effective and error-free writing that will exceed your expectations. I'm a dynamic writer who can readily...

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May 30, 2013|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed

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Portfolio

I presented technical medical information in an engaging and reader-friendly way for a...
I researched and wrote this in an hour for a content provider. Published as a...
Sample of a fantasy novel I'm working on. This is a YA novel featuring a protagonist...
Provided copy editing and line editing for a fantasy short story. Also commented on...
Researched and wrote an engaging article on the topic of whether to brush or floss first.

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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Content Writing Skills Test
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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Report Writing Test
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)
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Microsoft Word 2007 Test
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Service Description

WRITING
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Nonfiction: articles/blog content; slogans; academic writing; personal statements; reports; proposals; greeting cards; product descriptions; technical writing; reference works; book-length MSS.

Fiction: fantasy; science fiction; horror; paranormal; game writing; short stories; novellas; novels.

EDITING
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Developmental, line, or copy editing; proofreading.
Rewriting for humor / reader engagement.
Reorganization for clarity / efficacy.
Revision of academic work by non-native speakers of English.

(Samples of all work available on request.)

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Employment

Greenfield Community College
Assistant Professor of English
2008 - 2013
Freelance
Writer and Editor
2002 - 2013
Work has included book editing (genre fiction), editing of academic work (master's theses and doctoral dissertations), content (tech websites), slogans, college guides, personal statement editing,...
DWJ Books, LLC
Freelance Writer
2007 - 2010
Researched and wrote reference works on medieval biography, world history, and terrorism.
Cornell University
Lecturer
2006 - 2008
Design and teach courses in freshman composition (environmental literature, apocalyptic literature, American identities).

Education

Cornell University
Master of Fine Arts, Poetry
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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bachelor of Arts (Honors), English and Japanese
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Hokkaido University
Research Student
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copy editing
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article
academic
fiction
editing
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