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Anne Correia | Elance
 
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Anne Correia

Editing, copy editing, proofreading
   Canada
Chemainus

Overview

I have 2 degrees in English, a Bachelor's (with distinction) from Vancouver Island University (2004) and a Master's from the University of Victoria (2007), and I now run my own contract editing business from home. I returned to school as a mature student, but my love of words has been lifelong: my mother says that as soon as I could speak I was hounding her to repeat words so I could practice them. I have carried that childish desire to get the words just right into my professional adult life.

During my education I worked on campus in...

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Feb 25, 2010|Editing & Proofreading|$640|Completed
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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

West Coast Editing Services provides editing, copy editing, and proofreading services for both print and web documents. Editing services range from proofreading for typos, spelling, punctuation and grammar, to copy-editing of sentence structure for coherence and cutting of text to fit publishers' requirements, to more in-depth content work including re-writing, research and confirmation of facts, and other re-working of text as needed.

References are available. Service is prompt, friendly and efficient.


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Employment

West Coast Editing Services
Owner, editor
2008 - Present
www.westcoastediting.ca
University of Victoria (various professors)
Editor / Copy editor
2006 - Present
Edit and copy edit articles and books for professors in the areas of English, Digital Humanities, and Business.
Electronic Textual Cultures Lab
Research Assistant, copy editing, proofreading, web development and design
2005 - 2007
Job held at University of Victoria while completing my master's degree in English literature and theory. I now do contract work for the ETCL, mainly article and book editing - online and print, and...
TAG Productions
Professional Writer/Editor
2006 - 2006
Wrote and edited marketing materials for the production of "Rhyme Rustler: The Ballad of Robert Service", including press releases, rack cards, brochure, sponsor letters, etc.
Centre for Digital Humanities Innovation
Research Assistant, web development and design, digital image management, web content development and editing
2001 - 2003

Education

University of Victoria
Master of Arts, English
- 2007
Vancouver Island University
Bachelor of Arts, English
- 2004
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copy editing
proofreading
ghost writing
professional writing
fact checking
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