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  • $38 hourly
    I'm an editor and typesetter. Does it make me odd that I love commas and ellipses? I primarily do line editing, copyediting, and proofreading. I also love typesetting and formatting even though looking for stacks and ladders and spacey lines is a dying art. I received my BA in English, creative writing. While at school, I learned the ins and outs of editing and publishing with the student journal, and since then I've edited and formatted freelance and with many new and experienced authors and several long-term clients. I also currently edit and format for Splinter Press.
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    PDF
    Layout Design
    Typesetting
    Page Layout Design
    Chicago Manual of Style
    Print Design
    Book Cover
    Ebook Design
    Adobe InDesign
    Book
    English
  • $45 hourly
    THINKING ABOUT WRITING A BOOK OR EBOOK SOMEDAY? You can start TODAY with a ghostwriter. I can ghostwrite part or all of your book for you and even prep it for publishing. I have ghostwritten/edited 29 nonfiction books and e-books over the past 13 years. I have also created marketing copy for numerous business clients and written curricula and seminar workbooks. What kind of project do YOU need help with? If your book, article, blog, website or marketing material needs editing or proofreading, I will adjust the wording of your message so that it appeals to your target customers and inspires them to respond. As a proofreader, I am a stickler for correct grammar, punctuation, spelling and citations. I love helping out writers who are just getting started, those who have gotten stuck, and those facing publishing deadlines. My specialty is ghostwriting non-fiction books—taking ordinary facts and events and transforming them into a narrative that deeply connects with readers. I have written "how-to" and self-help e-books; memoirs and autobiographies and inspirational books. Topics have ranged from business and marketing to Christian faith and natural health. I have also written book proposals for my clients to help them get their books published. Feel free to have me sign a non-disclosure agreement to protect all your hard work. Contact me today so that we can get started!
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    Copywriting
    Article Writing
    Error Detection
    Content Writing
    Proofreading
    English
    Ghostwriting
    Ebook
  • $40 hourly
    I've been happily working with words for 30 years as a writer and editor for a variety of clients and in a number of different fields. My Upwork clients have consistently awarded me five stars. I'm also an excellent researcher and can do very in-depth work in that field. For example, I researched Civil War Charleston for a novelist, and researched 300 pages of legal statutes that culminated in four online courses I wrote for an Upwork client (also 5 stars). Following that project, I wrote an online real estate course (with no previous knowledge of the subject) and it was approved by the Florida Real Estate Commission. I work quickly but accurately, which is something to consider when comparing bids. I've also written web copy and marketing copy for numerous companies and individuals. For the educational field, I've produced software manuals, literature guides, test-prep books, five textbooks, a creative writing book, and two 16-page newspaper supplements. I've edited over a hundred fiction and nonfiction books, at least a dozen theses and dissertations, and several memoirs. As a freelancer, I'm always looking for new clients I can assist with any type of editing and writing. I love the work and enjoy helping clients accomplish their goals.
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    Book Writing
    Proofreading
    Writing
    Commenting
    Developmental Editing
    Editing & Proofreading
    Error Detection
    Microsoft Word
    Article Writing
    Research Papers
    English
  • $35 hourly
    Hello! If you’ve found my Upwork profile, I’d like to welcome you to my page and introduce myself. My name is Abigail, and I’m a writer and trained editor. My current projects include editing and proofreading newsletters, blogs, articles, web copy, and academic papers. I am a detail-oriented writer and editor who works hard to spotlight the best aspects of your projects. With mechanical editing, I will help you eliminate errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar, and syntax. In addition to mechanical editing, I also offer developmental editing. A developmental edit can begin at the brainstorming stage of writing to help you clearly define and develop your ideas. A developmental edit can also happen after you’ve written a draft, and at this stage it helps you to style and refine your writing. I am open to a wide variety of projects and happy to discuss your project with you. Send me a message—I am eager to meet you!
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    Developmental Editing
    Copy Editing
    Blog Content
    Academic Editing
    Editing & Proofreading
    Article Writing
    Resume Development
    Blog Writing
    Creative Writing
    Proofreading
    Content Writing
  • $70 hourly
    Hello! My name is Jaimie, and I am a graduate of Troy University. I have an Associate of Arts in English Literature and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. I co-own Between Friends Publishing. Between Friends provides a comprehensive selection of services for today's independent author. Our team is made up of writers, editors, and graphic design artists. We offer publishing packages, editing services, graphic and web design services, and interior book formatting services. I am available for freelance writing (such as blogs, articles, obituaries, ghostwriting, novels, press releases, parodies, voice work, editing, etc). I specialize in editing with a focus on English grammar and spelling. I am talented in speed reading and can process high volumes of information for quick turnarounds. I have over fifteen years of experience and enjoy using my passion for writing and proofreading to help others. I have done community and professional theater for over twenty years. I am available for voice-overs, commercials, social media challenges, etc. During my free time I enjoy owning and operating a very successful restaurant in Georgia, spending time with my children, and acting in local community theatres.
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    Copy Editing
    Recipe Writing
    Writing
    Proofreading
    English
  • $38 hourly
    -Professional writer in the fields of B2B, SaaS, tech, health, food, sustainability, restaurants, and more for 6 years -Published book that is available in REI nationwide, 2nd book in progress -Editor for 4 years -Experience as communications manager for 3 years
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    Writing
    Copy Editing
    Content Writing
    Blog Writing
    Book Writing
    Editing & Proofreading
    English
    Creative Writing
  • $60 hourly
    My professional background reflects a blend of experience in copywriting as well as content and developmental editing. I am a master storyteller seasoned in curating engaging content across many topics and publishing platforms. As a voracious and critical reader earning a Master of Arts in English Creative Writing, I understand the nuances of capturing your unique voice and writing accurate and audience-driven content. Additionally, I am skilled at formatting and writing competitive information that is easy to read and free of grammatical errors. If you are contacting me for work, please keep in mind I specialize in the following areas: • Content creation. I draft personalized stories that reflect your voice, personality, and brand. • Email and communications. I author strategic communications that articulate policies and procedures clearly. • Developmental and content editing. I enjoy guiding authors in avoiding one-dimensional characters, plot holes, and predictable stories. • Blog and article writing. As a ghostwriter, I've written about everything from plastic surgery to health and wellness. Feel free to ask me about book recommendations! I am usually reading at least 3 different genres at a time!
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    Content Editing
    Content Creation
    Copywriting
    Blog Writing
    Writing Critique
    Writing
    Communications
    Nonfiction Writing
    Plot Development
    Copy Editing
    Editing & Proofreading
    Proofreading
    Character Development
    Creative Writing
  • $75 hourly
    Motivated bilingual Graphic Designer and Desktop Publisher, detail-oriented with a successful twenty-five-year track record in Editorial, mockup, Graphic Design, proofreading, translations, and publications. My services include the creation of any document and book layouts, interactive and fillable PDFs, page design. I have knowledge and experience in the design, proofreading, and management of editorial projects from concept to publication.
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    Translation
    Digital Printing
    Academic Textbook
    Desktop Publishing
    EPUB
    Ebook Design
    Magazine Layout
    Education Presentation
    Proofreading
    Graphic Design
    Editorial Design
    Adobe InDesign
  • $45 hourly
    You’ve typed up your best ideas, and now you need a conscientious proofreader to edit your work. Let me improve your writing so that it conveys exactly what you want to say. I have a gift and a love for spotting typos, style inconsistencies, and issues with grammar, spelling, and punctuation. My English degree, experience as a copywriter, and passion for reading and writing make me an excellent editor. I’ll ensure what you've written is correct, concise, and compelling.
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    Track Changes
    Copywriting
    Writing
    Editing & Proofreading
    Proofreading
    Line Editing
    English
    Microsoft Word
    Book
    Copy Editing
  • $150 hourly
    ***Owner of MysticqueRose Publishing Services, Professional Editor, Award-Winning Book Coach, Self-Publishing Expert*** Let’s create a timeless book that will be passed down from generation to generation! As a TEDx speaker and one of the youngest female self-publishing experts, I help high-performing executives and business leaders combine their unique stories with their wisdom to publish transformational books for global impact. The individuals I work with do more than just add “Author” to their bio. They change the lives of their readers, increase their influence, establish themselves as the certified authority in their industries, and expand their Thought Leadership. Diving deep into your story, experiences, and wisdom, we will conceptualize, validate, and write books that will inspire transformation for generations to come. I look forward to hearing about your impactful book idea and helping you bring it to life!
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    Book Writing
    Book Marketing
    Book Layout
    Formatting
    Publishing
    Track Changes
    Google Docs
    Error Detection
    Proofreading
  • $70 hourly
    Multicultural, meticulous, and memorable describe my unique, passionate approach to online editing/proofreading, blogging, content writing, teaching/tutoring, mentoring, and collaborating. I possess an "All the World's a Stage" study and work history of 16 years + as a teacher, drama coach, choreographer, writer, editor, and scholar in America, Europe, and Asia. In brief, I deliver friendly, honest, punctual, thorough, professional, creative, and inclusive services. As Socrates insisted, “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” Let's ignite the fire and begin our collaborative journey together!
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    Creative Writing
    Editing & Proofreading
    Book Writing
    Speech Writing
    Children's Writing
    Article Writing
    Story Editing
    Internal Communications
    Children's Literature
    Teaching English
    Beta Reading
    English
  • $40 hourly
    Creative, driven, independent writer / editor with extensive experience in web content, fiction and non-fiction writing and consulting. Having lived both in the United States and Europe has enriched my cultural and literary experiences. I am a native english speaker and I also read and write Romanian fluently. While I work for a variety of industries and genres, I am especially interested and experienced in the following: Academic and Scientific Research and Writing, Christian Literature and Christian Fiction, sweet, clean Romance writing and editing, Health and Wellness, Education /Counseling/Parenting, Website and Marketing Content Creation. I am continually seeking opportunities that will allow me to grow as a writer and editor, expanding my knowledge and skills.
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    Nonprofit Organization
    Editorial Writing
    Editing & Proofreading
    Fiction Writing
    Article Writing
    Ghostwriting
    Blog Writing
    Copywriting
    Book Writing
    Content Writing
    Creative Writing
  • $50 hourly
    Passionate children's book editor with 15+ years experience in picture books, middle grade fiction, and nonfiction for companies such as Disney and Penguin. I have spent the past fifteen years working as a children’s book editor. There is nothing I love more than diving into a manuscript and helping to pull out all its potential. I believe in collaboration, but also brutal honesty. Too often as an author it is difficult to see where a story is not being true to itself. That’s where I come in. It's my job to tease out the scenes that are good and help you to make them great. To find the moments that aren't quite working and figure out how to turn them into the strongest scenes in the story. Together, we can shape your book into what you always dreamed it would be. I began my career at Sterling Publishing, working primarily on nonfiction titles. Although I thought I wanted to be in fiction, I found that I loved the challenge of nonfiction. Helping to explain sometimes complex subject matter in a way children could understand and finding a new angle on content that had often been covered more than once was exciting, and I loved learning from my authors as I developed their books. Today I know more about the solar system, the ghosts haunting the White House, and how to start a successful babysitting company than I ever dreamed I would! Following a new career opportunity, I moved from Sterling to Penguin. With the move came a change in the types of books I edited, and I began to work on picture books and middle grade fiction, as well as licensed tie-in books. This change to licensed books ultimately led me to Disney, where I spent eight years editing books tied to the Disney Parks and to Disney movies. This work provided a whole new challenge, as I helped authors to create stories that were new and fresh, expanding the worlds of beloved characters far beyond that envisioned by the filmmakers, all while staying true to the world of Disney canon. This is a skill I have found to be incredibly valuable in today's landscape of books featuring modern retellings of classic tales. I was also afforded the opportunity to create original fiction, and had a chance to return to my roots, with nonfiction titles based on Disney heritage. In my time at Disney, I edited over eight hundred books. Among my favorites (and my most successful) were Hide and Hug Olaf, by Kevin Lewis, which sold over 400,000 copies, and Olaf's Night Before Christmas, which sold over 250,000 copies. Now, I'm excited to take on a new challenge: helping you to turn your book into exactly what you hope it will be. I look forward to working with you and, together, creating an absolutely fantastic book. Testimonials: “I’ve worked with Brooke for many years and can’t speak highly enough about her abilities as an editor. She has consistently elevated my work with her insights, and her creative comments never fail to inspire. I can’t imagine having written my books without her help, and consider myself fortunate to have worked with her.” --Jason Lethcoe, Author "Brooke is an excellent editor who inspires and guides the creative process in a highly competent and collaborative way. Having worked with her on several books now, I have no doubt that she similarly brings out the best in all of her authors."--Tania Zamorsky, Author
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    Children's Writing
    Editing & Proofreading
    Line Editing
    Developmental Editing
  • $35 hourly
    I specialize in editing documents and manuscripts in English so that they are cohesive and polished with a focus on spelling, punctuation, grammar, word flow, and the effective use of words. In addition, I format paperback books and ebooks for self-publishing on Amazon and other platforms. "Editing is a tricky business. It requires analytical flair and creative panache, the patience of a saint, and the vision of a writer." - The University of Chicago Press. "In editing, as in many endeavors, rules are made to be broken; but to break them well, we must first learn to master them." - Scott Norton, University of California Press I have a passion for the English language and my aim is to always assist a client in achieving an appropriate and excellent way in which words and phrases are used. One client received this comment on the work I did for him: "Kudos to your editor - this is really cleaned up and the language pops!" Another client wrote: "Joan is awesome. An ultra professional with the attention to detail of a Vatican Scribe, the work ethic of a honeybee, the skills of a Michelangelo and the patience of the prophet Job."
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    Layout Design
    Ebook Design
    Kindle Direct Publishing
    Proofreading
    Formatting
  • $55 hourly
    I bring a wide array of voiceover talents to the studio, and am capable of traversing seamlessly between commercial and creative work, combining technical ability with an innate improvisational energy and tremendous desire to explore and innovate. Inherently creative and humorous, I'm glad to help generate ideas and create new avenues of endeavor on any project I'm engaged in. I'm more than capable of accurately and efficiently editing most types of text, and possess a technical linguistics ability on-par or exceeding that of many ostensibly more accredited individuals.
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    Voice-Over
    Medical Narration
    Voice Recording
    Voice Acting
  • $45 hourly
    About Me: I'm a highly rated, published copyeditor and line editor with decades of experience. My clients are award-winning authors, publishing companies, self-publishing writers, and corporations. You'll find I'm fast, responsive, professional, meticulous, and easy to work with. I also edit with my brain, eyes, training, expertise, and sensibility—with a focus on improving the reader's experience. Other than spellcheck at the end of the process, I don't use AI or automated programs to edit. Genres: I've edited a wide range of genres and types of documents, from nonfiction business books to sci-fi. But my specialties are YA fiction, fantasy, memoir, self-help, metaphysical, and relationship/family drama. Services: Grammar Punctuation Sentence structure Clarity Consistency Vocabulary Flow Style Continuity Fact-checking My Experience: 65 novels 48 nonfiction books 40 memoirs 62 professional exam study guides 35 essays 7 short stories Many scientific and academic research papers, blogs, white papers, manuals, brochures, and websites How I Charge: I'm open to hourly and flat-rate fees based on word count. I'm also happy to do a free sample edit of a few pages before getting started. What You Get: Professional, thoughtful, trained, and experienced editing by a human. A native English speaker, I never miss deadlines, and I don't overcharge. You'll get personalized service, from beginning to end. I also use plug-in spell checkers for the final polish to catch little errors my eyes missed. Delivery Consists Of: Two rounds of editing before delivery (redline edits and questions/comments in the review pane) A style sheet (documenting proper nouns, style choices, and Chicago Manual of Style citations) Collaboration after delivery, with review of any new/revised copy that follows the initial edit Final ebook file for Kindle, Nook, Apple, Kobo, Google, and generic EPUB if needed. Education/Training/Affiliations: Bachelor's degree in English literature, University of Washington (magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa) Professional Certificate in Editing, University of Washington Certificate in Specialization in Developmental Editing, University of Washington Five-week memoir-writing workshop through Sarah Lawrence College School of Writing Member of the Editorial Freelancers Association and the Northwest Editors Guild (board of directors) Fun Facts: A resident of the Seattle area, I'm harvesting berries in my yard, playing pickleball, or walking my corgis when I'm not in front of a computer or a book. I'm a working mom and belong to a local writing group of women who are passionate about growing as writers and sharing their stories with the world.
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    Fantasy
    Self-Help
    Biography & Memoir
    Dialogue Editing
    Fiction
    Developmental Editing
    Manuscript
    Nonfiction
    Kindle Direct Publishing
    Editing & Proofreading
    Ebook Design
    Copy Editing
    Line Editing
    Fact-Checking
  • $50 hourly
    I have authored three books of narrative non-fiction history and have written freelance for the History Channel blog as well as print articles. In addition, I have been an active educational writer, creating assessment items as well as curricula for elementary and secondary social studies. My full time career is as a librarian and have had over a decade of experience conducting professional research. Prior to that I have worked as a secondary school teacher in social studies as well as a content editor for McGraw-Hill and Pearson Education.
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    History
    Nonfiction
  • $50 hourly
    Full time artist, residing in Sleepy Hollow, NY and based out of NYC, performing freelance illustration and photography work. I specialize in storyboarding, book illustrations (cover and interior), concept art, and photography ranging from weddings and headshots to nature and travel.
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    Copy Editing
    Layout Design
    Digital Painting
    Comic Art
    Graphic Design
    Drawing
    Concept Design
    Photography
    Illustration
    Storyboarding
    Adobe InDesign
    Adobe Photoshop
  • $60 hourly
    I have been a professor of English literature and composition at various colleges and universities for 20 years. I am a professional editor/proofreader for marketing and publication firms as well as a professional writer for several agencies, with 10 years of experience. I have also been a freelance editor and proofreader for both Lukeman and Baen Publishing for 5 years, including novels and short fiction by Charles E. Gannon and other significant writers in the science fiction and mystery genres. I have a wide background in psychology, education, non-fiction, and all areas of fiction/literature/composition.
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    Australian English Dialect
    Academic Proofreading
    Writing
    Biography
    Proofreading
    Teaching English
    Academic Editing
    English
    High School
    Line Editing
    Editing & Proofreading
    Copy Editing
  • $45 hourly
    Proofreading is practically a hobby for me. Typos jump out at me as I read, and I catch myself re-writing sentences in my head. That sounds completely nerdy, but my weird tendencies can work to your advantage! Since I actually enjoy corralling those pesky commas, let me be an extra pair of eyes on your work. I’d love to help you produce quality, error-free content so your intended audience can read without distractions. I’d be happy to engage in back and forth conversation about your piece or to just go ahead and make the corrections, if you prefer. I can edit for organization and clarity, and for grammar and typos. I have an encouraging style of communicating and want to create a comfortable environment where your piece will flourish. Also, I was a first grade teacher until my children came along. While I’m not currently in the classroom, that knowledge and experience can benefit you. Let me collaborate with you on your curriculum from the varied perspectives of teacher, writer, and editor. I’ve written and published over 50 leveled books for beginning readers through educational publishing houses. I've edited and proofread several novels that have since been published (both traditional and indie publishing). I've also been the beta reader for lots of writers. I’ve worked for a non-profit as an editor for their blog and other publications. I’ve proofread countless college and graduate-level papers. Testimonial: “Working with Laurie was a real pleasure. She’s thorough and efficient, she caught all my spelling and grammatical mistakes, and her critiques are always well thought out. I had a very short deadline, but she worked quickly and helped me to the last minute. I would hire her to proofread and edit for me again in a heartbeat. Highly recommend.”
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    Copy Editing
    Creative Writing
    Education
    Writing
    Beta Reading
    Editing & Proofreading
    Content Editing
    Proofreading
    English
  • $50 hourly
    With years of experience in Book Editing, Proofreading, and Formatting/Typesetting, I bring a wealth of expertise to every project. My commitment is to refine your book or content with grammatical precision, structural coherence, clarity, and a polished finish, free of errors and inconsistencies. I'm ready to support you throughout the publishing process or with any related services your book may need. In essence, I offer professional services that encompass the following:  Comprehensive Book Editing, Proofreading, and Formatting, spanning both fiction and non-fiction genres  Specialized Expertise in Children's Books, covering both Picture Books and Non-Picture Books  Optimization of Website Content for enhanced impact  Thorough Content Editing and Proofreading across varied domains such as academic materials, blog content, fashion pieces, recipes, and website materials  Book cover Design  Book Formatting/Typesetting  Book Publishing on Various E-publishing platforms like Amazon KDP, Lulu, Apple Books ETC. I'm dedicated to more than just refining your project. I strive to make it a genuine reflection of your ideas. Expect meticulous attention to detail, strict adherence to grammatical norms, and an added bonus—an evaluative assessment of your content from a reader's perspective. Thank you for considering my services. I'm excited about the opportunity to take your content to new heights of excellence.
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    Book Design
    Typesetting
    Ebook Formatting
    Cookbook
    Content Rewriting
    Developmental Editing
    Resume Writing
    Recipe Writing
    Academic Proofreading
    Product Description
    Track Changes
    Content Editing
    Children's Writing
    Blog Content
  • $40 hourly
    I am Adrienne Michelle Horn, Founder and Executive Editor of I A.M. Editing, Ink and a native resident of Miami, Florida. I am a young, energetic community leader who is passionate about perfecting projects for individuals that will impact the way others view them as well as their brands. I currently provides the following services: • Line Editing • Copy Editing • Developmental Editing • Proofreading • Resumes • Cover Letters • Curriculum Vitae • "Thank you" Emails Over the past year, I have had the utmost pleasure of editing a large number of clients on both national and international scales. If you are interested in learning more about how I can help ease the burden of the production of your next project, please feel free to contact me. I look forward to working with you soon!
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    Cover Art Design
    Line Editing
    Copy Editing
    Developmental Editing
    Resume
    Cover Letter Writing
    English
    Typing
    Microsoft Word
  • $50 hourly
    With over ten years in the indie publishing industry, I know what goes into producing a novel. I’ve been in your shoes, and I can appreciate the work it takes to see your masterpiece come to life. I have been professionally writing since 2010. In that time, I’ve penned and published more than 30 books, including two on the writing and publishing process. When I’m not writing novels, I have a regular column on First Comics News, I run a weekly publishing podcast, and I'm the owner of Rising Sign Books, an a la carte self-publishing assistance service. I have an intimate understanding of the process and financial burden of editing, formatting, and covering a book. I've been in the trenches, so I know how to help you get through this process, so you can enjoy the thrill of holding your book in your hands. EDITING An extra set of eyes, impartial to the story, is exactly what you need in the final stage of writing to produce something for public consumption. Authors are too close to their work to see the mistakes. Our brains play a little trick on us when we read our writing. We know what we meant to say, so our brain puts that filter on as we read the brilliance we’ve slaved over. I can provide that extra set of eyes needed to catch plot holes, inconsistencies, and grammatical mishaps. There are two levels of editing every manuscript should go through before being published. Developmental—Corrects content. Content level editing that focuses on plot structure, characters and their arcs, consistency in characterization, dialogue, and believability. A developmental edit will generate considerable revisions and sometimes rewriting. Copyediting—Corrects language only. Spelling, capitalization, punctuation, verb tenses, sentence structure, paragraph lengths, echoes, word choices, & missed words. A copyedit will generate a grammatically clean manuscript. BOOK FORMATTING Layout, and design is quite a frustrating process, and each version (ebook, softcover, and hardcover) will have different layout requirements (see your printer’s FAQ’s for specifics). I can help. My book formatting services include the following: Standardizing font, paragraphs, and justifying text Copyright page verbiage Table of Contents (clickable for ebook) Active Hyperlinks (clickable for ebooks) Custom headers for chapters, acknowledgments, forwards, and dedications Drop Caps (if requested) Bullets, number lists Page Numbering Chapter starting on the right side (if requested) BOOK COVER CREATION For cover creation, I take a multi-step process to create a book design that speaks to the genre, target age range, and format the book will be delivered in. Before we begin, I will need some information from you about your specific project, so feel free to reach out and let's discuss your publishing needs. For more information about me and the author services I provide, please stop by my Rising Sign Books website, or you can look me up by name for social proof (Katie Salidas). You can read customer reviews and check out other ways to assist you in bringing your book to the market!
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    Proofreading
    Layout Design
    Commenting
    Typesetting
    Desktop Publishing
    Ebook Design
    Format Conversion
    Book Cover
    Fiction Writing
    Editing & Proofreading
    Book
  • $50 hourly
    I am an editor, content developer, and instructional designer with expertise in psychology, communication, and adult learning. I hold a Master of Science in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Adult Education and Training. I provide the following services: • Research and fact-checking • Copy editing and proofreading (see specialized Copy Editing profile for a detailed explanation of services) • Content creation and/or development • Instructional design and development (see specialized Instructional Design profile for a detailed explanation of services) I work well independently and as part of a team, being reliable, responsive, and dedicated to meeting time and quality expectations. I learn quickly and am open to feedback and guidance, believing this to be essential to providing quality work. I have excellent communication skills and a strong attention to detail. Finally, I do prefer long-term, hourly work.
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    Course Creation
    Infographic
    Instructional Design
    APA Formatting
    Academic Proofreading
    Editing & Proofreading
    Topic Research
    Content Research
    Psychology
    Proofreading
    Line Editing
    Copy Editing
    Fact-Checking
    Content Rewriting
  • $50 hourly
    Hello! I am a published writer and editor from Northern California. I have a deep love for the written word and have made its expression the sole focus of my life. Whether you are looking to take your own writing to the next level, searching for new ideas or inspiration, or simply ready to release the creativity that has been burning in you onto the page for the first time, I am here to assist you. I am experienced in the following genres and mediums, having produced my own work or another’s: 1) Children’s literature: I have a deep love for children’s books and rhyming stories/poems. I have at least TWENTY STORIES PUBLISHED online, printed, or illustrated and published on some of the top children’s story apps (Dumb Ways to Die, Zoy). 2) Philosophy and Psychology: My largest work is a 70k-word fiction in partnership with two leading American psychologists in the field of sports and professional performance—currently on its way to traditional publishing. 3) Self-improvement/blog writing: I currently write for one of the largest men’s blogs in the world. I've had 30+ ARTICLES PUBLISHED that consistently score top 5 spots in common Google searches relating to relationships, self-improvement, and lifestyle for men. 4) Comedy Writing: While I don’t have as much on-paper experience as in other disciplines of literature, I have written and edited a number of comedy pieces in the past few years. This is my favorite work of all and I’ve made it my goal to explore it more thoroughly in the coming year. 5) YouTube script-writing: While not as experienced with scripts as the first three, I have written my fair share of YouTube scripts and am looking to move more into the field in 2023. ————————————————————————————————— Here are a few words from recent clients: "A professional who takes his job very seriously. David is communicative, reliable, and knowledgeable. Working with him was great!” "Excellent editor. Beyond just fixing grammar issues, David knows the right turns of phrases that add poetry to the prose.” “David is a good writer with an excellent writing style. He would do his best to understand our needs and write something that matches our expectations. He will do a lot of work to ensure the quality of the article before he writes it. We really enjoy working with him!” ————————————————————————————————— To get an idea of my style and tone and assess whether or not I would be a good fit for your project, check out my samples! If you like my samples, but do not find your type of project listed above, don’t be afraid to reach out—I will consider all potential work. I am also a massive fan of trial periods to get a taste for each other without committing to a large contract, so PLEASE REACH OUT, even if you have doubts regarding my abilities, my proposed rate of pay, or anything of the sort. Thank you for taking the time and I look forward to working with you! Warmest regards, David
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    Comics
    Newsletter Writing
    Cover Letter Writing
    Voice Talent
    Article Writing
    Story Editing
    Content Editing
    Fiction Writing
    Technical Editing
  • $35 hourly
    My goal as a copyeditor is to make my clients look great to their readers. I’m a voracious reader and love words. You know those people who want to learn about everything? That’s me! I’ve had careers ranging from graphic design to crime lab analysis to wildlife rehabilitation to medical transcription. My hobbies include riding horses, watercolor painting, and watching NFL football, and I’ve even tried basket weaving and beekeeping. I bring this varied background to my copyediting career. Do you have a short story or novel that needs a professional eye? Short and sweet or long and detailed, new or experienced writer, I can help you make sure your message is clearly understood by your readers. I also offer proofreading and beta reading services. Just reach out!
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    Microsoft Word
    Medical Editing
    Copy Editing
    Beta Reading
    Proofreading
    Chicago Manual of Style
    Track Changes
    Medical Transcription
  • $55 hourly
    Looking for help self-publishing your book? I can help you publish print and ebooks through KDP, IngramSpark and other online publishers. I do interior and cover layout, cover design, ebook conversion (kindle and epub), formatting and online publisher account setup. I work with genres ranging from picture books to technical, including printed music. In addition, I edit and ghost write materials for children. I love new authors and I am always happy to answer your publishing questions! As a self-published author, I know there is nothing quite like seeing your manuscript transformed into a book. I would love to hear from you and help you turn your vision into a reality!
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    Adobe InDesign
    Kindle Direct Publishing
    Children's Writing
    Finale
    Book Cover Design
    Music Engraving
    Book Cover
    Writing
    Ebook Design
    Ebook
    Formatting
    Ghostwriting
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