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Kai Karah Madrone | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 9, 2014

Kai Karah Madrone

WordStrength~where your writing gets stronger
   United States
  |   Boulder, CO
  |  5:27 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

Kai Karah Madrone maximizes precise editing, business wit, and a deep understanding of the power of language to skillfully take your writing to the next level.

Since 2003, Wordstrength Editing has ushered books to print, evolved websites into beautiful tools, and honed articles and papers to perfection. Karah Madrone enjoys a reputation for nurturing her clients' success as she brings forth the best in each author and project.

Kai is an editor and writing coach ready to help you succeed.

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Apr 4, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Nov 19, 2013|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Oct 22, 2013|Ghost Writing|Private|Completed
Jul 18, 2013|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed

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Portfolio

Karla Reiss says: "Karah Fisher has helped me accomplish the seemingly impossible....
http://www.corwin.com/books/Book229191?contribId=536247&
Cindy Teevin's new book won the 2011 "Top New Spiritual Author"...
http://gobeyond.ca/authors/cindy-teevens/
Excel Everest is a smart, friendly tutorial. Of my edit and proofread of this technical...
http://www.exceleverest.com/
"Karah is a great editor. She helped me narrow my audience, re-organize my...
http://www.yourlifefromhere.com/5-life-energies/
Author Tricia Gates Brown, PhD, on my editing of three of her books: "Having...
http://www.amazon.com/Free-People-Christian-Response-Economics/dp/1413451284
One of several thoughtful books I edited for independent publisher, Pilgrims Process.
http://www.pilgrimsprocess.com/Bio-Aviva.htm
On my editing of his autobiography, publisher Gary White reflects, "Karah is a...
http://www.pilgrimsprocess.com/Pebbles.htm
Edited the suspenseful and heartful first novel of author, potter, and founder of a dog...
http://www.amazon.com/Urn-Ashes-Alison-Sawyer-Current/dp/0981546447
Edited an intriguing history of opera in Denver, Colorado for Allen Young.
http://www.pilgrimsprocess.com/
Matt Love says, "Karah Fisher is the most thorough, patient and insightful editor...
http://www.powells.com/biblio?isbn=0974436410

Skills (2)

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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Service Description

Wordstrength Editing tunes to your true voice and hones in on strengths to bring your writing to its most clear, vivid, publishable form. Kai provides each client a complimentary consultation to synchronize for a powerful editing process.

Services include developmental editing, copy editing, writing coaching, and proofreading. Kai specializes in developmental editing, language optimization, and organization. Precise editing and perceptive feedback are detailed with every project.

Kai Karah Madrone has served a wide variety of clients, including independent publishers, first-time authors, and successful businesses. Wordstrength Editing provides attentive, personalized editing from an editor tuned to the power of the written word and how to bring out the best in yours.


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Employment

Now What
Office Manager, Editor
2013 - Present
Office management: operations, reception, procurement, expenses, and basic tech support. “House Ninja:” oversee and care for all things related to the house (office located in a historic Victorian...
Wordstrength Editing
Freelance Editor & Writing Coach
2003 - Present
Launched Wordstrength Editing in 2003 to provide excellent editing attuned to the power of the written word. Edit fiction and non-fiction books as well as articles, academic thesis and...
University of Colorado at Denver
Administrative Assistant
2012 - 2013
Oversaw and coordinated the testing accommodation program for the Disability Resources & Services Department. Coordinated with students, faculty, and staff for all quizzes and exams and organized...
The Clifftop
Owner/Director
2005 - 2009
Transformed a neglected coastal inn into an eco-healing retreat center. Together, my partner and I redesigned the business, remodeled and redecorated guest rooms, "greened" the business from the...

Education

George Fox University
BA, International Studies
1994 - 1997

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