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Ted F. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Jul 16, 2012

Ted F.

Editor/proofing expert in residence.
   United States
  |   Sylmar, CA

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Minimum Hourly Rate $49

I am a writer's best friend, in that I am familiar with the process of developing a meaningful thesis (or hook) and I have the ability to help you turn your precepts, ideas etc. into well-hung word-pictures.

I am trained in the art of presenting data and text in a clear, compelling manner. My experience includes student advocacy,ghostwriting, copy editing, script development, and business writing. .My goal is to apply a high-gloss finish to your project, every time.

I have an eye for quality and the professional touch you deserve, from...

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Skills (10)

Creative writing
Blog Topics (op ed pieces)
Copy Editing (books and scripts)
General Editing Services
Student Essays (tutorial)
Expository writing/investigative
MS Word and Excel
Business to consumer communications
Business Procedure Manuals and project documents

Service Description

I offer general editing services, which includes press releases, manuscripts and articles written for submission to periodicals and/or blogs. i also offer tutorial in advanced expository and help with "position papers" (such as essays, or op ed pieces).

i am a graduate of a research university which emphasized ability to organize, analyze and present facts/results in an effective manner. I was exempted from the Upper Division writing requirement by the University by successfully passing a comprehensive writing Exam in my sophomore year (Summer, 1983). I went on to help revise the training curriculum for the Interns who participated in EOP Outreach to students at public Jr and Sr High school in Los Angeles and Orange Counties, under the guidance of the then Director, Adisa Anderson.

Since graduating form college I have formed an alliance with a writer/public speaker/radio talk show Host by the name of Candace Chambers-Belida. I have done a good deal of free-lance work for her company, Ewe Babe Productions, Inc.. I used my writing background to offer general editing services and to complete various projects, as assigned (including subject matter research for scripts in progress, ghost-writing, and press releases). I performed services for Ewe Babe Productions from 2001-2005.

Since this time I have used my writing in a Supervisory capacity in positions I help with my last employer (DVM Telesales, LLC). I used my skills to help the company with task-specific Projects...

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DVM Telesales, LLC
Quality Assurance/Lead
2007 - 2011
Monitored phone reps on all Queues and by so doing helped Manager to eliminate potential gaps in service and reduce customer escalations. Developed key Metrics to define superior service delivery....
Ewe Babe Productions, Inc.
Freelance Editor
2002 - 2004
Content editing, copy editing, manuscript evaluation and proofreading work for the Company on various projects. Published projects include books "The Secret Codes of Conduct for Marriage" and...
Homeowner's Capitol
Training Coordinator
1991 - 1991
Mortgage refinance telemarketing work. Started as phone rep, pre-screening homeowners and setting appointments for callback by in-house loan professionals (Loan Origination Officer/Designee)....
UC Irvine, Early Outreach Program
Student Coordinator
1985 - 1986
Worked under the supervision of the Program Director to assist in the training of field counseling Interns. Responsibilities included coaching/counseling Interns in the presentation of "A-F"...
Associated Students of UC Irvine
Student Advocate Desk
1984 - 1985
(volunteer position). Under the supervision of the President of Associated Students conducted research on issues student concerns and issues which were deemed "high prioritty," and which required...


University of California at Irvine
Bachelors in Social Ecology
1980 - 1986
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Proof Editor
Content Editor
Creative writer. Social Commentary and essay topics
business script-writing
corporate templates and procedures
Sales training scripts. Business statement of purpose
Vision. Research/Survey Design and post-survey analysis.
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  • 12 months
  • Lifetime
Per Client
Member Since
May 2012
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