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Valerie Tidwell | Elance
 
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Valerie Tidwell

A-Plus English
   Italy
  |   Bologna, Emilia-Romagna
  |  1:33 am Local Time

Overview

After four years spent earning my degrees in communication and professional editing on the sunny shores of the University of California, Santa Barbara, I left to pursue an international lifestyle, editing all over the world.

I spent a year in Taiwan working as both an editor and a contributing writer for a magazine publisher that caters to English-learners.

Following my time in Taiwan, I moved to Italy, where I am currently located, to find la dolce vita. Here I have gotten the opportunity to work with an Italian financial consulting...

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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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Service Description

There are too many words thrown at us each day to be careless with yours. Web content must be sharp and concise; manuscripts should say precisely what you mean, and only that. People have little time to spend reading sloppy copy.

That's where I can help.

I have five years of experience proofreading, editing, and writing in styles ranging including hard news, magazine features, business writing, writing for English-learners, and medical research presentations. I am intimately familiar with AP style and well-versed in Chicago and MLA. Of course I am happy to follow any in-house style guide your company uses.

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Employment

LiveABC
Contributing writer, editor
2009 - 2010
The Daily Nexus
Copy editor, production manager, staff writer
2005 - 2009

Education

University of California, Santa Barbara
B.A., Communication; Minor, Professional Editing
2005 - 2009
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copy editing
editing
writing
grammar
proofreading
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