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Wendell Anderson | Elance
 
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Wendell Anderson

Professional Wordsmithing for Professionals
   United States
  |   Eugene, OR
  |  11:55 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

You've put a lot of effort into your work, and your needs are exact. You need to communicate your ideas, your findings, your knowledge clearly and succinctly.

I can help you. My approach to copyediting is to work with you to enhance the readability of your written communication, in your own unique voice, by applying my skills as a language technician and style specialist.

I have more than 25 years of experience in writing, copyediting, and general wordsmithing, as both a staff editor and a freelancer. I specialize in health care,...

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Jul 8, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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May 20, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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May 6, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Copyediting/proofreading assignments; writing assignments
Copyediting/proofreading assignments; writing assignments
Copyediting/proofreading assignments; publishing crredits
Copyediting/proofreading assignments; publishing credits

Skills (7)

Tested
Editing
English Proofreading
English
English Punctuation
Creative Writing
English Grammar
Academic Writing

Service Description

For Health Care Organizations and Professionals
Writing, content editing, copyediting, and proofreading for patient education materials, ebooks, Web sites, and reports to referring physicians, the community, and donors; copyediting for medical professionals submitting to peer-reviewed journals; guidance on plain-language usage

For Educational Programs and Education Professionals
Writing, content editing, copyediting, and proofreading for textbooks, handbooks, manuals, monographs, journal articles, study guides, flashcards, policy briefs, reports, abstracts, and lesson plans

For Publishers and Publishing Services
Copyediting, proofreading, and content editing for trade books, professional books, reference books, manuals, journals, periodicals, and self-published materials

For Individual Professionals
Writing, copyediting, developmental editing for ebooks, nonfiction books, articles, monographs, and Web sites; individual coaching in writing

As a published writer, I've created essays for medical encyclopedias; patient education handbooks, ebooks, handouts, articles, and Web pages; course materials for instruction in English grammar, punctuation, style, organizational writing and editing, copyediting and proofreading, and English as a second language; abstracts and annotations for educational databases and research syntheses; book chapters, policy reports, and ERIC digests on educational management.

I've also published numerous articles in professional and popular...

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Employment

NorthStar Writing & Editing
Self-Employed Editor/Writer/Trainer
1993 - Present
Since June 2004, I have been operating my editorial services practice full time. I opened my business in 1993, but I had been writing for many years before that. My list of publishing credits is...
Lane Community College, Eugene, Oregon
Part-Time Instructor
1993 - 2004
I taught the following credit courses Business English 1 and Business English 2: courses on grammar, punctuation, style, and usage Business Writing: course covering writing business documents,...
Crop Production Magazine, Eugene, OR
Staff Editor/Freelance Contributing Editor/
1994 - 2001
As a staff editor, I copyedited/proofed this international farm magazines, including the Canadian and UK editions. For two years, I was chief copyeditor for the UK edition. I was also responsible...
The Business News, Eugene, Oregon
Managing Editor
1990 - 1993
I was responsible for bringing to publication The Business News, a semimonthly newspaper for the Lane County, Oregon, business community. I chose and assigned stories, features, and art; gathered...

Education

University of Minnesota
B.A. Linguistics
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Keywords

copyediting (health care
education
business)
proofreading
content editing
nonfiction writing (health care
education
business)
ghost writing
wordsmithing
consulting
coaching
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