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Steve T. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 19, 2014

Steve T.

Got a book inside you? I can bring it to light!
   United States
  |   Nashville, TN
  |  11:31 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

Experienced and skilled book-editor, with over two dozen books now in print or online as e-books. I've worked with memoirs, fiction (adventure, fantasy, erotica, sci-fi, etc.), how-to (political, as well as practical) and a 78-contributor (multi-culture and -ethnicity) anthology about peace. Among the most recent efforts was a work about Forgiveness, a supernatural novel about a golfer, and a guide to a beautiful home. (I can also handle short, fast-deadline protects; I once did a rewrite/edit of a sponsorship package for a race-car driver,...

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Feb 26, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$50|Completed
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Feb 13, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$0|Completed
Jan 30, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$33|Completed
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Jan 23, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$310|Completed
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Portfolio

Self-Published by author after my editing.
this was a Tolkien-meets-C S Lewis fantasy novel (elves, dwarves, wizards, etc.) that...
An essay on the differences between/among Proofreaders, Copy or Developmental Editors,...
Writer had series of blog entries, needing cleanup and reformatting for an e-book
this was an extremely challenging job; good storyteller with minimal writing skills
this work, by an already-published author, had few changes to be made, but there were...
Published rewrite, I did the full edit
a good story, in need of word-massaging
cleaned up syntax & grammar, deleted redundancy, etc.
turned Asianish to English within highly technical text, without losing the industry...

Skills (10)

Tested
Content Writing
Creative Writing
English
Editing
English Grammar
English Proofreading
Resume Writing
Microsoft Word
Technical Writing
Business Writing

Service Description

Everyone has a book inside; let me help you tell your story:

* If it needs clean-up (syntax, grammar, usage, etc.) , I can do it;

* if it needs restructuring I can do it;

* if you need advising or coaching to get through confusion or 'block"... I can help!

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Education

Tufts University
B.A., Philosophy; minors Math & Religion
1967 - 1971

Keywords

writer
book editor
editor
proofreader
wordsmith
writing coach/consultant
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