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Pearl Young | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 12, 2013

Pearl Young

Writing for all your professional needs
   United States

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

We provide any and all types of writing services. We are excellent copy editors and have helped numerous people with their writing. We've published personal testimonials as well as articles based on interviews of single and multiple subjects. We have experience writing about history and science topics for lay audiences. We pride ourselves on our professional proofreading and editing skills.

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Jan 27, 2009|Copywriting|$100|Working
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Portfolio

Article published in the Emory Scholars Newsletter. Based on interview with student...
Personal testimony about lessons learned from history. Based on my own research...
Article published in Pennsylvania Homeschoolers Magazine. Based on personal experience...
Published in Emory Report. Based on interview with neurologist.
Published in the Emory Undergraduate Research Journal. Based on interview with 30+...
Article written by student about weekend retreat. Copy-edited for grammar, sentence...
Article appeared in Issue 3 of Inscripto Magazine, a publication of the Science Writers...

Skills (5)

Tested
Online Writing
English
Technical Writing
English Grammar
Editing

Service Description

We have professional experience writing for a variety of audiences -- both technical and broad audiences, both young and old.

We have published articles in college publications and a variety of widely circulated newsletters. We also have assisted a variety of people with resumes, theses, short essays, nonfiction articles, grant proposals, application essays, and more. We have published numerous papers in a peer-reviewed journal and won writing awards.

We have extended experience writing about history and the past. We have edited several newsletters and have overseen the assembly of numerous publications. We also have training in physics, which makes us able to discuss science and scientific applications with ease.

Work samples are available by request.

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Employment

InScripto Magazine
Columns Editor
2009 - Present
Responsible for permanent columns: interview, book review, and news briefs. Recruit writers, edit articles, coordinate with staff to select themes, articles, and standards.
InScripto Magazine
Staff Writer & Copyeditor
2009 - Present
Write human interest articles; interview scientists for magazines; copyedit articles.
Emory Scholars Program
Newsletter Editor
2007 - 2009
Initiated a feature column in the existing newsletter. Interviewed senior students and staff members and wrote articles. Editor and coordinator for newsletter content and distribution. Trained...
Department of Physics
Research Assistant
2007 - 2008
Conducted research in soft condensed matter physics with research team. Wrote successful research proposal and presented research at multiple professional settings. Emphasis on synthesis, analysis,...
Center for Science Education
Science Writer
2007 - 2007
Worked with professional center, editing existing documents and writing new articles for publicity.

Education

Emory University
M.A. History
2009 - 2010
Emory University
B.A. History & B.S. Physics
2006 - 2010

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history
editing
science
proofreading
interviews
short article writing
chicago style
turabian style
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