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Walter de Milly | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 5, 2014

Walter de Milly

Editing, Writing, Polishing
   United States

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $45

Published writer (U. of Wisconsin Press and John Wiley & Sons) offering services to other professionals.

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Portfolio

My c.v. including links to published works.
Book Jacket for my memoir, published by U. of Wisconsin Press, 1999

Skills (10)

Tested
English Grammar
English Spelling
Writing; Polishing; and Editing
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
Adobe Photoshop
Editing
Computer Skills
English
Microsoft PowerPoint

Service Description

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Walter de Milly, 53, Key West

Published by:

University of Wisconsin Press, 1999 (memoir)
John Wiley & Sons, 2005 (psychology book)

I love most polishing the works of others. Aside from this sort of editing I would also enjoy such assignments as:

- Translating technical or specialized information into easily understood material

- Proofreading a manuscript (fiction or nonfiction)

- Editing an already polished work

- Finding exactly the right words for an important speech

- Giving a "flat" story geography: depth, breadth, and most imporantly, a narrative arc

- Crafting a business plan (assuming I’m given the raw material)

- Editing papers following APA Manual of Style


I’m comfortable working with virtually any of the sciences. I can also speak "corporate" language and thus can edit or write business communications.

In the past thirty years I’ve written dozens of business plans, crafted, proofed, and edited legal documents and memoranda, researched hundreds of patent applications, reviewed books, published articles in various periodicals, spoken at the Key West Literary Seminar on the subject of the memoir, appeared on numerous radio shows, and perhaps most importantly, learned to repair almost anything on a boat, including diesel engines!

In addition to boating I have other pursuits. For...

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