Professional, highly skilled editor, BA English, course study toward MA, 24 years' experience. MS Word Tracking Changes/Comments, AP, AMA, MLA, and Chicago Style. Very familiar with British-English. Quick, efficient, reasonable rates. Work largely with repeat clients outside Elance but always welcome new writers. Senior Editor at online service for Ph.D. candidates and professionals in medical, legal, and scentific industries. .
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Dec 9, 2011|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Sample of true-crime book I wrote for a client. Names, dates, places, etc., have been...
Edited excerpt of graduate-level (doctoral) thesis written by ESL student.
Sample edit for non-fiction, self-help book on the "Law of Attraction" and...
First three pages (cast of characters) edit for an epic historical novel spanning four...
Sample edit of white paper on IT technology, i.e., creation of software program.
Sample edit of a self-help website and e-book.
Red-lined chapter of academic paper on Ancient Greek Literary and Political Parody for...
Red-lined (MS Tracking Changes) sample of an e-book I edited and ghosted from a brief...
Feature article for women's magazine on holistic, intuitive ways to choose your...
Article for travel/adventure-oriented magazine, describing how to navigate the...
Op/Ed piece I wrote for a newspaper column on whether the future of libraries as we...
Red-line edit of an e-book on "How to Write Excellent Reference Letters."
Article I wrote for a now-defunct "glossy" Las Vegas attractions magazine on...
Article I wrote on a new self-test for cholesterol and anemia for SurgiLance, Inc.
Article I wrote for a Hawaiian Travel Resort website.
I have completed more than 200 projects with outstanding reviews (all 5-star)on Guru.com, which you will find here:
EDITING, WRITING, AND PROOFREADING: Provide correction, guidance and direction, producing clean, sharp copy with strict attention to grammatical detail. Will accept the following manuscript categories:
How-to (special circumstances only; inquire specifically),
Metaphysical, including astrology, numerology, visualization, self-help, ghosts, hauntings;
Artist liner notes,
Biography and biographical research,
Spiritual and Holistic,
Romance (special circumstances only; inquire specifically).
Have ghosted autobiographies, various e-books, nonfiction, true crime, and fiction, but specialize as editor. For ghosting projects, please inquire.
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2004 - Present
Self-employed freelance writer/editor. Provide crystal-clear, clean grammar; strict attention to style, consistency, flow, logic, tense, voice, mood, accuracy, and spelling. I work quickly,...
ESPN Outdoors, Inc.
Editorial Assistant, BASSMASTER Magazine
1997 - 2003
Required to edit and proofread editorial copy for the top-selling monthly international sporting magazine for bass fishermen. Assumed full editorial responsibility for all incoming manuscripts,...
Black Belt Press
1995 - 1997
Evaluated, proofread, and edited incoming copy for small, regional book publishing company. Acted as main contact for associated authors, agents, distributors and publicists. Heavily involved with...
American Health Consultants Publishing, Inc.
Chief Copy Editor
1990 - 1994
Edited 26 monthly newsletters for medical publishing company. Responsible for 100% accuracy in grammar, spelling, flow, style, and logic. Worked with writers, artists, and production staff on an...
Emory University Hospital
Public Relations Assistant/Writer
1986 - 1990
Managed editorial and administrative affairs for public relations department at major teaching, tertiary care hospital. Wrote employee newsletter, articles for quarterly publication, and for...
University of Georgia
Bachelor of Arts, English Literature
1984 - 1985
Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts (Linguistics)
1982 - 1984