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Troon Harrison | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 21, 2015

Troon Harrison

Multi-published author, expert editor, teacher
   Canada
  |  4:52 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

I have 36 award-winning children's books published internationally in translations; 20 years editing experience; and degrees in English, Education, and Sociology. I write freelance and work-for-hire in both fiction and nonfiction and in a wide range of genres. Publishers, book packagers, and individual clients appreciate my flexibility, pleasant professionalism, and respect for deadlines.

I have edited thousands of submissions, providing written critiques, and am also a fast proofreader showing attention to detail. I teach creative...

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Apr 9, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Apr 6, 2015|Children's Writing|Private|Completed
Mar 23, 2015|Children's Writing|Private|Completed
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Mar 18, 2015|Children's Writing|Private|Completed

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Portfolio

Skills (8)

Tested
Children's Writing
Creative and ghost writing
editing and proofing UK and US English
Content Writing
20 years freelance writing internationally
MS Word Track Changes
manuscript development
teach creative writing

Service Description

Write work for hire projects (fiction and nonfiction) for publishers and book packagers. Write to assigned content, word count, style, and to specific deadlines. Help clients develop project ideas, target a readership, develop manuscripts, market their work. Complete structural and line edits. Ghost write.

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Employment

Publishers and book packagers
work-for-hire writer
2004 - Present
I have written to provided outlines, word counts, topics, and styles on work-for-hire contracts. My clients include Penguin, Working Partners, Plan B, Thomson-Duval and Heinemann-Raintree.
Institute of Children's Literature
Creative Writing Instructor
1997 - Present
I've assisted hundreds of students in developing ideas for fiction and nonfiction manuscripts, edited their work (structural and line edits), provided detailed critique letters on first and second...
Book publishers
author
1990 - Present
I've been published by large houses including Bloomsbury, Random, Kids Can, Scholastic, and many others. My work is available in seven languages. I've worked with many editors, artists, and...

Education

Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Bachelor of English Literature
- 1997
Queen's University
Bachelor of Education
- 1996
Trent University
Bachelor of Sociology
- 1995

Keywords

content writing
children's writing
fiction
nonfiction
article writing
editing
proofing
creative writing
ghost writing
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