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Carma G. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 25, 2015

Carma G.

Experienced editor/proofreader
   United States
  |   Minneapolis, MN
  |  1:24 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $18

Conscientious, detail-oriented editor/proofreader with 20 years' experience in nonfiction/fiction books and corporate/nonprofit communications--including newsletters, reports, speeches. Top 5 percent ranking in many Elance-tested skills. Experienced user of Word with tracked changes. Able to work at all levels from basic copyediting/proofreading to substantive editing/rewriting, layout, and print preparation.

RECENT FREELANCE WORK
-Two nonfiction books: editing/proofreading/rewriting
-Corporate history and mission book for Medtronic:...

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Jun 13, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Jun 13, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Jun 13, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Jun 5, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working

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Portfolio

Provided copyediting: checked grammar, spelling, punctuation, and consistency of style...
http://www.medtronic.com/themissionbook/
Did copyediting and proofreading for 200-page corporate history. Made rewriting...
Provided sensitive editing as needed. Did proofreading, layout, and print preparation...

Skills (9)

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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. Word Usage Test
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2010 Test
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Word formatting/layout

Service Description

I have an eye for the errors that others don't catch, and an ear for the effective flow, cadence, and structure of language. I can make sure your writing is correct, concise, consistent, and engaging to read--while maintaining your unique voice. I work in MS Word with tracked changes so you can review all corrections and suggestions.

My services include:
-Proofreading
-Copyediting
-Substantive editing (rewriting/reorganizing)
-Formatting and page layout in Word



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Employment

Nancy Blakestad Consulting
freelance copyeditor/proofreader
2011 - Present
Provide editing and proofreading for fiction and nonfiction books, annual reports, bios, and other documents as needed.
Charaka
freelance editor/proofreader/designer
2008 - Present
Edit and proof a monthly newsletter that I designed for this nonprofit.organization.
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Keywords

editing
proofreading
rewriting
detail-oriented
nonfiction
fiction
Word
Chicago
formatting
newsletters
My Snapshot
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  • 12 months
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Member Since
March 2013
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Carma G. | Elance

Carma G.