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Victoria Matthews | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 9, 2016

Victoria Matthews

E-books, Articles, Ghostwriting, Editing
   United Kingdom
  |   Langport, Somerset

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

Although relatively new to the world of freelance writing, I have successfully completed several jobs on Elance with excellent feedback.

I have a Diploma in Sustainable Horticulture and would particularly welcome the opportunity to write about health, nutrition and environmental issues.

As an English Literature graduate (MA Hons Edinburgh University) I also have a strong interest in creative writing and can provide a mentor/editing/ghostwriting role to help you with your novel or short stories.

Where research is necessary, I will do...

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Portfolio

Excerpt from e-book which I researched and wrote
Paper for Sustainable Horticulture Diploma
A report I wrote for my Diploma in Sustainable Horticulture

Skills (10)

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Service Description

I offer a versatile style of writing that is influenced by both a creative background and academic rigour.

I am also an expert transcriber, so if you prefer to deliver your material in audio form, I can transcribe this at 70 words a minute into a Word document.

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Employment

Broomhead and Saul solicitors
Freelance Legal Secretary in Probate Department
2011 - 2014
Audio-transcription, creating letters and documents using the case management system, opening and closing files in accordance with Solictitors' Regulation Authority guidelines, drafting Wills and...
Covent Garden Secretarial Services
Home-based, freelance transcriber
2010 - 2010
Downloaded and transcribed digital audio-files into Word documents. These included: meetings between Counsel and clients, webinar conferences and, most frequently, telephone conferences by NGOs.
Sussex Police
Tape Transcriber and Summariser
2003 - 2004
As well as working as an official employee during the above period, I frequently worked on temporary transcription assignments between 2000 to 2003.
Dorsey & Whitney (international law firm)
Evening Secretary
1997 - 1999
Audiotyped correspondence and documents; amended and proofread commercial contracts; use of Microsoft Office. Reception duties.
Resurgence magazine
PA to the Editor
1990 - 1992
PA to the Editor and Editorial Assistant at Resurgence, a magazine which explores environmental issues and spirituality.

Education

Duchy College
Diploma in Sustainable Horticulture (distinction)
2010 - 2011
The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Private Secretary's Certificate
1989 - 1990
Edinburgh University
MA in English Language and Literature
1984 - 1988
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Ghostwriting
Editing
Proofreading
Transcription
Articles
E-books
Copy Content
Environment
Health
Nutrition
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