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Paula T. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 1, 2015

Paula T.

Compulsive proofreader, editor and writer
   United Kingdom
  |  10:16 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

A UK-based compulsive writer, editor and proofreader whose wish to edit the world to rights is only matched by obsessions with tea, wine, polar bears and watching road race cycling. Proofreading experience covers everything from materials science presentations and English literature dissertations to science fiction novels as well as 75-1,500 word SEO pieces for various content providers.

Writing portfolio presently encompasses articles on several rev share websites and providing content for many different websites including retro and modern...

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Jul 30, 2015|Article Writing|Private|Completed
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5.0
Feb 14, 2013|Article Writing|Private|Completed
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5.0
Jan 17, 2013|Article Writing|Private|Completed
Dec 16, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

Paul took the decision to add me officially as editor for this series, although I am...
Paul describes the service I offered him, and gives his opinion of the work I carried...
This title is also available as a paperback.
Scott describes the work I carried out on his second novel and how he feels I improved...

Skills (6)

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English
Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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English Proofreading
UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style)
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Passed
English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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Passed
Editing
Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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MHRA Style Guide usage

Service Description

Experienced in editing and proofreading all lengths and complexities of manuscripts and documents. Previous work has emcompassed university lecture presentation notes, financial and medical policy documents and 75-word client testimonials, among other subjects. Former clients have included senior academics, dissertation writers, students of all levels, civil engineering project directors, novelists and short story publishers. Content provider and writer for several websites.

Has worked with many clients, among whom are a prolific science fiction-thriller novelist, a US-based SEO content provider, a business owner looking for website content editing and a mature student just beginning his PhD in London. Active online article writer and content provider. Former Topic Editor on Suite101.com, around a full time University administrator's position.

Please factor in timezone differences and the fact that I am not always available for urgent jobs due to the requirements of my full time work.

"I can say in all honesty that Paula has made a vital
difference to my work." - Paul A Rice, author of the 'Hunters' trilogy.

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Employment

Wizzley.com
Contributing Writer
2013 - Present
Editing and refreshing much of my Suite101.com work as well as providing additional content for this magazine site. So far only a tenth of my previous work is live, as I am working on improving and...
Various freelance writing sites
Editing, proofreading and writing projects
2012 - Present
Various proofreading, editing and writing projects for clients in the UK and US. Workload has previously featured article summaries, assistance with report research and content editing. Currently...
Ozio Media
Proofreader
2012 - 2013
Proofreading and editing of articles requested by clients, SEO providers, bloggers and websites for accuracy of description, grammar and spelling. Checking references where needed and advising...
Suite101.com
Contributing Writer
2010 - 2013
Channel Manager and Contributor with a portfolio of over 100 articles. Channel topics included Holidays in Southern California and British Traditions. Article subjects included retro technology,...
Suite101.com
Topic Editor, Auto Racing
2011 - 2012
For a year, I was appointed Topic Editor for Auto Racing on Suite101.com. I was responsible for editing all submitted articles in the topic, checking the html links provided and making sure that...
Total-E-Bound
Final Line Editor
2011 - 2011
Editing of novels, novellas and short stories for the adult market. Subjects included LGBT, urban fantasy, werewolves, vampires and zombies. Short deadlines, freelance writers and correspondingly a...

Education

Chapterhouse
Proofreading qualification
1994 - 1995

Keywords

proofreading
editing
SEO
novel
article
grammar
formatting
spelling
keywords
content provision
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