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Lynn C. | Elance
 
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Lynn C.

High-level Copyediting and Proofreading
   United States
  |   Saint Paul, MN

Overview

High-level copyediting and proofreading of fiction and non-fiction book manuscripts, articles, reports, Web sites, dissertations, e-books, resumes/cover letters, and marketing copy. Writing effective promotion and publicity materials such as course catalog text and brochures. Writing for the Web. Known for accuracy, attention to detail, and achieving on-time, on-budget, accurate outcomes. Excellent organizational, communication, computer (Microsoft Office), and research skills. Conversant with a wide range of fields, from arts to science....

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Skills (6)

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Computer Skills
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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Freelance copyediting, proofreading, and more. See my profile on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/lynncross

High-level copyediting and proofreading of fiction and non-fiction book manuscripts, articles, reports, Web sites, dissertations, e-books, resumes/cover letters, and marketing copy.
Writing effective promotion and publicity materials such as course catalog text and brochures.
Writing for the Web.

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Employment

University of Minnesota
Program Administrator
2003 - Present
Manage all instructional delivery support systems and communication for the business unit. Write, copyedit, and proofread to ensure that all published materials for the program are of excellent...
Wild Yam Cabaret
Producer/Performer
1995 - Present
Manage all publicity and communication, including Web site: www.wildyamcabaret.org. Perform/read own work. Confer with writers to assist in development of their work.
Self-employed
Freelance copyeditor, proofreader, and writer
1981 - Present
Copyediting and proofreading of a wide variety of manuscripts: books, dissertations, resumes, Web sites, marketing copy, novels, articles, technical papers, handbooks.
Southwest Family Room
Associate Director
1996 - 2001
Supervised delivery of educational and recreational activities for families to support school readiness goals. Wrote, designed, and copyedited monthly newsletter as well as reports and persuasive...
MacPhail Center for the Arts
Program Support Administrator
1981 - 1996
Managed instructional delivery support systems and publicity. Through copyediting and proofreading, ensured clarity and effectiveness of a wide variety of published materials.

Education

Cornell University
"A.B.D." (all but dissertation) in experimental social psychology
1976 - 1979
University of Minnesota
Bachelor of Arts cum laude (English/psychology double major)
1971 - 1974

Keywords

copyediting
line editing
proofreading
editing
copy editing
copy editor
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