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  • $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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    Book Editing
    Copy Editing
    Blog Content
    Academic Editing
    Editing & Proofreading
    Article Writing
    Resume Development
    Blog Writing
    Creative Writing
    Proofreading
    Content Writing
  • $35 hourly
    Content Queen | 18 Years of Content Experience For the last 18 years, individuals and businesses have benefitted and achieved their content objectives from my expert writing offering. My wide and deep knowledge of business and technical niches allow me to have a better edge when delivering. As an English Literature graduate, I have developed this crazy patience with the language over time, which has cultivated in me, critical attention to ideal diction and grammar, which ultimately benefits my clients. When I take up your project, you can rest assured that I will produce compelling, well edited, formatted and polished content ready to publish. Like the many satisfied clients, you will love my work and I have a policy where I give my returning clients a percentage discount based on our previous engagement. It's a pleasure adding you as a satisfied and eventually long-term client.
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    Administrative Support
    Market Research
    Communications
    Social Media Management
    Human Resource Management
    Communication Skills
    Web Design
    Product Description
    Sales & Marketing
    Storytelling
    Content Editing
    Article Writing
    Book Writing
    Editing & Proofreading
  • $50 hourly
    Summary: Over the past 30 years, I've worked with numerous academic and business clients to write, edit, and proofread their documents with the goal of making their words as effective as possible. I focus on helping writers improve their written communication skills by coaching them to play to their strengths (what they naturally do well) and navigate the things that stand in their way, and I serve as an accountability partner throughout the process. Coaching services: *writer development and accountability (individual and group sessions) *Strengths-based leadership, management, and sales *navigating career / job changes, including resume and cover letter development Editing and proofreading services: * scholarly articles for publication * e-books *training manuals *sales proposals and other business documents *technical documentation *theses / dissertations at several major universities Documentation styles: *APA *MLA *ASA *Chicago Manual of Style *Microsoft Manual of Style *your company's custom house style (or I can develop one for you!). Other relevant experience: *I have taught College Composition, Technical and Scientific Writing, Business Writing, and Research Writing, which gives me a unique perspective as an editor. *I have 30+ years of professional experience in various sectors, including healthcare, corporate training, tax and accounting, academia, and consulting.
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    Business Writing
    Leadership Coaching
    Coaching
    Coaching Session
    Technical Editing
    Academic Writing
    Technical Writing
    Business Editing
    Academic Editing
    Copy Editing
    Proofreading
  • $75 hourly
    I am a seasoned professional with more than 20 years' experience as a dedicated freelance writer, editor, and ghostwriter. This is not a hobby, side job, or sporadic gig. I take enormous pride in my craft and strive to provide the highest level of service regardless of project size, complexity, or subject matter. My portfolio ranges from full-length fiction and non-fiction (memoirs, novels, cookbooks) to brief documents (bios, press releases, resumes) with an emphasis on collaboration and providing expert-level service to each and every client. I am currently a highly coveted academic essay writer/editor, a resume and cover letter expert, and senior editor for an international PR firm. My expertise in the college admissions essays and overall academic niche has earned me an international reputation for assisting students and student candidates with materials such as dissertations, theses, personal statements, statements of purpose, and letters of recommendations, to name a few. I have also excelled in the Wikipedia services niche, quickly emerging as a top Wiki writer and editor for individuals, universities, and other notable entities. No project is too large, too small, too simple, or too complicated. Diversity and adaptability to virtually any niche, as well as to the specific needs of each client, are what separate my skills from the rest of the talent pool. When I take on a new project, I attack it voraciously and with a singular determination to complete it at a higher level than anticipated. Most importantly, I am willing to work with my clients to provide exactly what they need, collaborating on material until completed to 100% satisfaction. *** "David was an excellent help. A savior! Fast, flexible, and gives clear feedback. Real professional with excellent work. Highly recommended!!!" "David and I collaborated and communicated very well. He understood what I wanted to express in my personal statement and brought my thoughts to life. He restructured my free thoughts so well. His turn around time was quick and always thorough. He didn’t have a limit to the number of revisions in our contract. Each revision got drastically better. Very impressed and would highly recommend he took a lot of stress off my shoulders." "David was wonderful. He gave me great feedback and revisions, often within a few hours even close to major MBA application deadlines. I can definitely recommend David to give all of your essay materials a final pass' -- he'll make your voice crisper and stronger. I've already gotten several interviews at top 10 schools and David's wordsmithing was no small part of that."
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    Memoir
    Resume Development
    College & University
    CollegeNET Admissions
    Essay Writing
    Academic Proofreading
    Wikipedia
    Academic Writing
    Editing & Proofreading
    Academic Editing
    Article Writing
    Biography Writing
    Ghostwriting
  • $75 hourly
    CONVEY Editing and Curriculum design (CONVEY, for short) was founded in 2018 by me, CEO Sydney Curtis. My expertise is in copyediting, developmental editing, grant writing, curriculum development, and copywriting. I am committed to working with educators in K-12, Higher Education, or homeschool settings to create engaging evidence-based, and student-centered curricula. Whatever your journey, background, or story, I am here to help you CONVEY your message to the world. For more information, visit my website at conveyeditingservices.com
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    Curriculum Mapping
    Adult Education
    Proofreading
    Book Editing
    Content Editing
    Copy Editing
    Academic Editing
    Grant Writing
    Curriculum Development
  • $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
    Book Editing
  • $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: 69 novels 57 nonfiction books 45 memoirs 62 professional exam study guides 35 essays 8 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
    Manuscript
    Nonfiction
    Kindle Direct Publishing
    Editing & Proofreading
    Ebook Design
    Book Editing
    Copy Editing
    Line Editing
    Fact-Checking
  • $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
    Resume Writing
    Recipe Writing
    Academic Proofreading
    Product Description
    Track Changes
    Content Editing
    Children's Writing
    Book Editing
    Blog Content
  • $35 hourly
    Hello! I’m an early-rising, coffee-drinking, book-loving, freelance editor who is passionate about Children’s Literature. I aim to encourage, inspire, and lend a helping hand along your journey as an author. My Experience... With over a decade of editing experience, I decided to utilize my degree in education and editing courses from the University of Michigan to focus on editing children’s books. Fast forward a year later, I have authors so happy with my work that they’ve included me in the credits of their books. In addition to my experience and education, I know kid’s books. So well in fact, that I have quite a few favs that I can read to my little guys without looking at the words (but don’t tell them). I’m well acquainted with classic authors like Bill Peet, Lois Lensky, and Maurice Sendak. I know authors who have been around for a while, like Laura Numeroff, Stan and Jan Berenstain, and Patricia Polacco. And I keep up with newer authors like Jez Alborough, James Dean, and Karma Wilson. I even have a vintage children’s book collection (something my husband fails to fully appreciate, lol). Let’s Work Together... I know what makes a good book and, more importantly, I know how to make one just a little better. I can help you add that unique flair, catch that wee little thing the kids won’t like, or shine up a line that will bring an extra-big laugh. All you need to know about me before we work together is that I’m a Christian, and I try to ensure the projects I take on reflect my beliefs. I’m flexible, easy to work with, and honest. Never a need to be nervous or fearful about handing over your manuscript. I’d like us to be a team and make your book the best it can be. My goal is to be helpful by finding mistakes, offering suggestions, and providing constructive, encouraging feedback. Editing Service Details • 1st Edits: These edits are the most extensive and include tracked changes, suggestions, and separate detailed, written feedback. They focus on developmental editing and line editing. They are the most expensive. • 2nd Edits: These are available to my reoccurring clients and are usually smaller versions of the 1st edits and include feedback on new changes made and a heavier focus on line editing and light proofreading. • Proofreads: I proofread during all of my edits, but this proofread is a fine-toothed comb approach to catch those pesky last-minute errors and typos. During this proofreading I work through the manuscript word-by-word three times. Then, I conduct an audio read, which is very helpful in catching tiny errors that one’s eyes often overlook. These final checks on the manuscripts are usually conducted after you have set your text with illustrations or right before printing. A Final Note Before You Go Let me end with the final, most important note: YOUR SATISFICATION. It is essential to me that you are 100% happy with my editing. If you are ever dissatisfied with your edits (even a bit), I’ll make it right—PROMISE!
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    Writing Critique
    Book Review
    Google Docs
    Beta Reading
    Proofreading
    Microsoft Word
    Children's Writing
    Line Editing
    Copy Editing
    Creative Writing
  • $100 hourly
    I earned a B.S. in Microbiology, then an M.D. Since leaving the clinical practice of family medicine in 2019, I've been a medical writer and editor. I've helped countless people achieve career success in the medical/healthcare world as a resume writer. I'm also a board-certified patient advocate, learn more about advocacy from the special report from CHCAO I got to help create! (link in portfolio section) For more details, please see the most relevant specialized profile, by clicking either in the sidebar or the dropdown just above this text.
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    Science & Medicine
    Career Vision Definition
    Writing
    Line Editing
    Academic Editing
    Health & Wellness
    Medical Editing
    Medical Records Research
    Personal Statement
    Copy Editing
    Cover Letter Writing
    Technical Editing
    Resume
    Editing & Proofreading
  • $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
    Book Editing
    Resume
    Cover Letter Writing
    English
    Typing
    Microsoft Word
  • $39 hourly
    Hello, potential clients! Through the Collegiate Program at my high school, I was able to graduate from Eastern Florida State College before graduating from high school. I was first introduced to creative writing at this college, and I fell in love with it. It inspired me to pursue a degree in English (with a focus on creative writing) at UCF. I particularly enjoyed the fiction-writing and script-writing workshops. In these workshops, I was able to edit other students’ short stories and scripts (usually ten pages long). I checked for proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling. I also looked for consistency in character dialogue, formatting (for the scripts), and tone in a piece. My main goal is to help your piece of writing become the best that it can be. My love for reading and attention to detail will be of service to you. Whether it is a short story, an essay, a resume, or a PowerPoint presentation, I am here to help make it stronger :). GHOSTWRITING: Need help drafting a novel or screenplay? With your outline, I can turn your notes into a cohesive draft! Note: I do not work with erotica or graphic content (adult content is against Upwork Terms of Service). Feel free to contact me for a quote :). Free sample work is also not allowed. I communicate by Upwork messages only (no video or phone calls). I'm reliable and very prompt; you won't have to wait long for an answer :). I can't wait to work with you!
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    Copy Editing
    Scriptwriting
    Young Adult
    Drama
    Ghostwriting
    Line Editing
    Commenting
    Fiction Writing
    Creative Writing
  • $40 hourly
    Greetings, and welcome to my profile page! "Amy is an incredibly hard worker. Her attention to detail and impeccable focus continue to impress me. Not only is every task completed efficiently and without error, but working with her is a joy. She is a true treasure, and I am so thankful to have her on my team." (Audiobook Manager, Inner Traditions International, Ltd.) My passion is creating excellent, highly engaging health and wellness content. Awareness and knowledge lead to less suffering. Trust me to provide excellent research skills, clear and engaging writing, attention to detail, and impeccably organized content. Do you need the depth and perspective of a developmental editor? I always take delight in crafting a text. Please see my recently published best-selling book on Amazon: "Foraging Medicinal Herbs and Wild Edible Plants in the Great Lakes Region: Upper Midwest and Ontario" by Samantha Deere. Over the past three years I have completed ten books, and edited content including: 1. Radix Antigua Publishing Thirteen-chapter academic textbook on music therapy requiring a strong background in music, history, and therapeutic skills, 120,000 words. 2. Brother Global SRL Two texts featuring herbal medicinal formulation, foraging, and alternative medical healing protocols, 180,000 words. 3. Remy Consulting A corporate wellness workbook, 25,000 words, and a family memoir collaboration involving mental health research. 4. Awakening Prana, LLC A 50,000 word manuscript featuring bioelectric shamanism techniques to heal a variety of imbalances. 5. Wellness Coaching Elevated Researched and edited content for a 50,000 word book offering a new paradigm for inlclusive health coaching. My career in writing and research began with the David Rockefeller, Sr. Memoirs Project. I wrote weekly research papers for Mr. Rockefeller for six years. Afterward, I became a holistic practitioner for twenty-four years and taught yoga/mindfulness for fifteen years in the public school system. I returned to research and writing at the beginning of COVID19 with a renewed mission to spread public awareness of health and well-being. My academic credentials include: 1. BA (Hons) from the University of Davis 2. New York University graduate fellowship in European History 3. Two years of graduate work at New York University 4. Certifications in herbalism, therapeutic massage, and craniosacral therapy I would love to ease your publishing burdens. Whether you need a content writer, ghostwriter or researcher for the long or short-term, I would be delighted to give your project my total commitment and focus.
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    Mindfulness
    Health Coaching
    Meditation
    Diversity & Inclusion
    Curriculum Design
    Curriculum Development
    Psychology
    Ghostwriting
    Religious & Inspirational
    Academic Writing
    Academic Research
    Editing & Proofreading
    Book Writing
    Health & Wellness
  • $65 hourly
    Longtime journalist, author, copywriter and editor: online, academic, print and broadcast. You benefit from my ability to match message to audience, a nimble style across channels, and a bagful of tricks to engage, enlighten, entertain and educate. Serial business startup experience, program and project management, daily journalism, classroom instruction, and political press work make me no ordinary wordsmith.
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    Book
    APA Formatting
    Academic Editing
    Copy Editing
    Project Proposal
    Book Editing
    Proofreading
    Grant Writing
    Editorial Writing
    Dissertation Writing
    Journalism
  • $40 hourly
    A Range of Services at Competitive Prices My name is Katie Yee, and I’m a professional freelance book editor. I'm glad you've found your way to my little corner of the editing world. You will find me encouraging, easy to work with, reliable, and trustworthy. I have worked with authors from many backgrounds on a variety of projects, but I especially love the opportunity to work with Christian authors on faith-based projects. My first step is getting to know an author and their unique inspiration for writing. Then I join with them to make their writing clear and compelling. My projects have varied in size from 300 to 170,000 words. Whether I’m working with experienced, best-selling authors or first-time authors, I love helping people get their manuscript just right before sending it out into the world. I am a proud member of The Christian PEN: Proofreaders and Editors Network and the Christian Editor Connection. I provide a full range of professional editing services and can help you determine the next step for your manuscript. Honoring your vision and unique voice is always my priority. I am flexible and can adapt my editing to your specific needs and budget. Are you: • a novelist looking to make sure your plot is sound and your characters are fully developed? • a first-time writer unsure about the next step for your manuscript? • writing an opinion piece for your local newspaper? • a blogger? • finally starting that memoir your kids have always urged you to write? • finding that your website verbiage needs a once-over? • working on a book or e-book with a message you know will impact others? I would love to work with you! Katie Yee Blue Jay Editing Services Editing rates are an estimate and will be finalized after a brief complimentary review of your manuscript: - Developmental Editing Service (analyzing the overall organization, strength, and effectiveness; examining the "bones" of the book) - Line Editing / Heavy Copyediting Service (focusing at the paragraph and sentence level on clarity and flow) - Proofreading / Light Copyediting Service (combing through a highly developed text correcting errors of grammar, spelling, syntax, etc.) - Mini Developmental Editing Service (reading a manuscript and writing a letter with general observations and suggestions for how to proceed)
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    Ghostwriting
    Editing & Proofreading
    Copy Editing
    Line Editing
    Proofreading
    Blog Content
  • $35 hourly
    I’m an experienced editor and copywriter who has worked on various websites and projects ranging from cover letters, scripts, short stories, novels, and academic papers. I have a master's degree in Fantasy Literature and a true passion for editing- it’s my favorite thing to do. I am a perfectionist with an eye for high-level language. I teach English as a Second Language, so I am certified in grammar and syntax education. My current role is Managing Editor for an online literary journal, where I edit various types of written work, from website copy to creative short stories.
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    Microsoft Word
    Copywriting
    Copy Editing
    Fiction Writing
    English
    Creative Writing
    Google Docs
    Writing
    Proofreading
  • $85 hourly
    Over 25 years experience; well-honed skills; passionate, professional developmental book, content, and line editor; specializing in nonfiction; solid history in fiction; AI into compelling content; books, blogs, websites . . . . MY VALUES INCLUDE YOUR VISION AND VOICE, the utmost skill, care, integrity, and unparalleled work ethic. Plus a pocket full of pixie dust! 🎉 2023 Indie Awards book winner: Savage Marriage (client's book) 🎉 2023 #1 book ranking on Amazon: Peak Financial Fitness (client's book) 🎉 2023 #1 book ranking on Amazon and Ingram: Unchained (client's book) *See more under Portfolio* Refining your content to shine is my successful art, heart, passion, and calling. Communicative work with you. Three to four refining drafts include these essentials: ⭐ Your voice, your vision ⭐ Excellence, exceeding your expectations ⭐ Critical thinking and communication ⭐ Book structure (meat-and-bones) ⭐ Clarity ⭐ Continuity ⭐ Compelling narrative ⭐ Consistency ⭐ Word choices ⭐ Transitions ⭐ Order ⭐ Flow ⭐ CMS line editing I can't wait to hear your heart and get started! PER-WORD FEE available and encouraged--you always know where you stand financially and my diligent dedication is fully free to focus 100 percent on your work instead of one eye on the clock. Related research is at the posted hourly fee. CHECK OUT MY FAQ and consultation tab. "You've taken my thoughts, my words, my voice and reconstructed them to sound just as I would want it to sound . . . mature, direct, honest, open, . . . Wow . . . Wow . . . Wow . . . You have just edited my writing/feelings into a bestseller. Truly I am in awe and can't believe my name is attached to this book."—Laurane Simon, author of It's Okay to Be Single PORTFOLIO HIGHLIGHTS 2020-present, Publishing Director & Sr. Developmental Book Editor with EYMP 2012-present, Developmental Book Editor & Ghostwriter with CED 1978- present, owner, WritersRoot publishing services - Pub. 2021, coauthor: It's Your Life, Enjoy It! - Pub. 2017, author of the 4-book learning adventure series "Let's Go!" starring Booker T. Bear - Pub. 2014, contributing author: It's a God Thing - Pub. 2008, my autobiographical novel: Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep: The Story of Sara - Pub. 2006, author of a piano teacher incentive program adopted by DeVry University - Pub. 1992-present, 19 songs under international contract with CCLI - Pub. articles in Guidepost's Angels on Earth and former Family Connection Magazine AMONG OTHER TESTIMONIALS: "Jen has truly not only been a perfect fit for my project but her sweetness, a light to my life. She made the editing process a beautiful experience which caused me to push my limits and wholly put this book in His hands. She was my midwife to my labor in the moments I just didn't want to push anymore. Looking now at the final product, I know Jen was assigned by God and this baby could not be more beautiful. I am so excited to share with the world what Gorgeous Inside is all about." —Paloma Freeman, author of Gorgeous Inside "Jen Miller did the editing of my book, From Disgrace to Grace. She was very attentive and listened carefully to my heart on the book and its significance of it. She understood how near and dear to my heart this book is. In the sentences or paragraphs that didn't bring out the depth of what I was saying, Jen literally pulled it out of me by getting me to focus on the feelings of the characters. I can't say enough about how she brought to life the people, situations, and pain they went through. It was as though she was telling her own story. She comes highly recommended and I hope that one day we will get to work together again." —Donna Ross, author of From Disgrace to Grace "WOW! Jen, you have taken my manuscript and brought it to life. It's amazing how one can catch the vision and move it forward. You are anointed in what you do and I look forward to working with you again. Thank you!" —Sharon Patterson, author of Confessions of a Daddy’s Girl "Jen, you were a joy to work with. Your sweet spirit made me feel at ease and I cannot wait to work with you in future projects. Thank you so much for putting in your time and creative skills to work on this book. I will recommend you guys to everyone I meet because I am trusting that the same way you treated me . . . they will get the same experience. Thank you again." —Betty Martin, author, of How to Stay Free "Jen, I love and agree with everything you said in your critique. I very much appreciate your wisdom and insight." —Scott Reynolds, author of Journey Deeper "Thank you for all your excellent work. Our publication is enhanced by all your conscientious editing." —Gideon Fujiwara, magazine publisher "My heartfelt thanks to Jen for her excellent work editing our magazine. I am impressed by her extensive work to improve drafts of our English edition. I appreciate that she respected our requests that honor Japanese culture and our faith." —Naoko Ishii, magazine publisher
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    Fiction
    Nonfiction
    Proofreading
    Line Editing
    Autobiography
    Memoir
    Story Editing
    Manuscript
    Content Editing
    Grammar & Syntax Review
    Book Editing
    Grammar
    Editing & Proofreading
    English
  • $55 hourly
    Hello, my name is Mitchell Duran, and I want to use the power of AI, Large Language Models, and my experience with Prompt Engineering to save you time and money. With a strong background in prompt engineering, LLMs, and content creation, I excel at developing whatever projects align with your brand, target audience, and business objectives. My unique ability to work with LLMs, expediting all tasks through various prompt frameworks, and fine-tuning LLMs makes me an ideal candidate to help you craft a comprehensive content plan that drives engagement, increases brand awareness, and achieves your marketing goals. I have multiple certificates in Prompt Engineering and LLM knowledge and plenty of examples of my work. I utilize cutting-edge AI-infused tools like ChatGPT, Claude, Bard, and others to optimize every content and project I undertake. By integrating AI technology into my workflow, I can deliver even more value to my clients, ensuring that my content is engaging, relevant, and backed by data-driven insights and the latest trends. These tools include: Improved efficiency: By leveraging AI tools, I can streamline the content creation process, enabling me to deliver high-quality work within tight deadlines, ultimately saving time for my clients and me. Enhanced creativity: AI technology can generate unique ideas, helping me to explore new perspectives and approaches, resulting in more creative and captivating content. Cost-effectiveness: By utilizing AI, I can minimize the time spent on research, brainstorming, and editing, allowing me to focus on crafting the perfect piece of content. This efficiency translates to cost savings for my clients without compromising quality. With a diverse skill set and extensive experience in writing and content creation, I am well-equipped to meet your unique project requirements. Let's review! Article Writing: As an experienced article writer, I have a proven track record of crafting well-researched, informative, and engaging content tailored to various industries and niches. My background working with diverse publications has honed my ability to adapt my writing style to resonate with different audiences. With a keen eye for detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work, I am the perfect candidate to tackle your article writing needs. Blog Writing: With extensive experience in blog writing, I excel at creating captivating and shareable posts that drive traffic and engage readers. My ability to incorporate SEO strategies and provide fresh perspectives sets me apart in this field. I am the ideal choice for producing compelling blog content that aligns with your brand and captivates your target audience. Copywriting: As a skilled copywriter, I craft persuasive copy that resonates with your target audience and drives conversions. My unique approach combines a deep understanding of consumer psychology with a flair for creative storytelling. I am the perfect candidate to elevate your advertising, marketing campaigns, and sales materials with an attention-grabbing copy. Social Media Content Creation: With a solid social media content creation background, I am adept at developing engaging content for various platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn. My ability to craft platform-specific content and incorporate trending topics makes me a valuable asset. I am the ideal candidate to boost your brand's social media presence with compelling, shareable content. Ghostwriting: As an experienced ghostwriter, I have successfully written content for clients across various industries and formats, from articles and blog posts to books and e-books. My unique ability to capture and convey your voice and ideas sets me apart. I am the perfect choice to create high-quality content that maintains your brand's consistency while giving you full credit for the work. Technical Writing: With a solid background in technical writing, I have a knack for simplifying complex information into explicit, concise, and accessible content, such as user guides, manuals, and whitepapers. My experience working closely with subject matter experts ensures the accuracy and clarity of the materials I produce. I am the ideal candidate to develop user-friendly documentation that meets the needs of your end-users. I am also an expert YouTube crypto producer, researcher, and content creator. I possess a strong understanding of the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency industry and an unwavering passion for following the latest trends and developments. My strengths lie in my analytical skills, attention to detail, and ability to communicate complex concepts in an engaging and digestible manner. Enough said...let's get to it!
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  • $35 hourly
    Hello Wordsmith! I can't wait to read your story. I'm an author, editor, and librarian. All the books I've written have hit #1 on the Amazon Bestsellers List. I do all my own editing of my books. I'm an avid reader. I mostly read young adult, self help, business, and psychology. I'm excited to have the honor of seeing your ideas come to life. I would love to be a part of that. I am very open to different kinds of stories and viewpoints. My editing areas of specialty are: FICTION: Young Adult Fantasy (I write this genre) Gaming and LitRPG (I'm an huge gamer and have written my own books in this category) Short Story (I write this category) Magical Realism (I write this genre) Urban Fantasy (I write this genre and make sure that diversity is non-offensive) Horror (monsters only, please no serial killers) (I mostly write horror) Paranormal Romance (love to read it) Dystopian (enjoy reading it) NON-FICTION: Self Help (one of my favorite genres to read) Writing and Publishing (I am an author coach) Business and management (another one of my favorite genres, plus I have a business degree) Psychology (I am fascinated by this topic and study it a lot, plus I have a psych degree) Photography (I am a photographer) New Age (I love reading this category and practice some) I help other authors get their books looking professional and easy on the eyes using my experience as a librarian. When I'm done with your book, your readers will be so addicted to you they'll buy again and again. As an author, I know how scary it can be handing your precious story over to an editor. I promise to make you feel good and stay motivated as we go over ways to improve your novel. I also understand how little authors have to invest in editing, so I offer all the editing types (developmental, line, copy, and proofreading) all in one transaction at a low price. Prices: BOOKS Up to 40,000 words = $400 with all editing types included. Each additional 10,000 words = $100 (Average editor rates for 40,000 words are $880 for developmental, $760 for line or copy, and $560 for proofreading. Totaling $2200. I'm saving you $1800). SHORT WORKS $0.01 per word for all 4 types of editing combined. Examples: 10,000 words = $100 15,000 words = $150 20,000 words = $200
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  • $40 hourly
    I am a full-time book editor who specializes in Young Adult, New Adult, and Adult fiction. I am also dabbling in the non-fiction genres and have worked on autobiographies, self-help, and business books. If you would like to work with me, please send me a quick message (I will respond within 1-3 hours). I offer all new clients a *FREE SAMPLE* edit up to one chapter's length.
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  • $50 hourly
    Kiana Henley is an editor and academic consultant who has worked with over 150 students, professors, and other authors to improve their writing, with projects ranging from doctoral dissertations and peer-reviewed journal articles to both fiction and nonfiction books. Kiana's primary areas of expertise include academic writing in business, education, nursing, psychology, and the social sciences at the doctoral and post-doctoral levels. She also consults with nonprofits on research and writing projects, as well as in a project management capacity.
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  • $50 hourly
    —Copy Editor | Proofreader | Fiction Editor | Short-form Developmental Editor— I'm a writer and grammar nerd who loves the technicalities of English and literary devices. I offer copyediting, proofreading, and developmental edits. —Some Definitions— • "Proofreading" is correcting technical issues such as grammar, word use, capitalization, punctuation, formatting, citations, and consistency. • "Copyediting" is revising sentences for clarity and flow and, in fiction, literary concerns such as subtext in dialogue, pacing, tone, and light organizational issues (includes proofreading^^). • "Developmental editing" is the deep dive, revising for organization and structure, content, and plot/argument brainstorming and, in fiction, literary concerns such as plotting, characterization, and setting. My experience includes dissertations, fiction manuscripts, and everything in between. Together, we'll showcase your expertise by ensuring your document communicates your message with clarity and dexterity. We'll also bolster your credibility by ensuring your writing is technically flawless. My goal is not to transform your words into what I would say, but rather to excavate and highlight the heart of your message or story. —Expertise— • APA, Chicago, MLA, and AP style guides • Academic documents • Creative manuscripts, both literary and genre-specific • Resumes and business letters • Documents composed by non-native English speakers • United States, United Kingdom, and Canadian English • Prompt (sometimes immediate) responses • Meticulous eye for detail • Emphasis on clear communication and expectations —Qualifications— • Native English speaker • 14+ years of experience copyediting/proofreading over 360 projects • Previous professional copy editor with ProofreadingPal • BA in English literature, creative writing minor, technical English elective focus at UMBC • Flash fiction editor at Barren Magazine • Short stories published in Riggwelter, X-R-A-Y Magazine, and Barren Magazine • College Reading and Learning Association Level II tutoring certification • 2 years of experience tutoring academic/creative writing at college level I can't wait to work with you! *** Review from a client without LinkedIn: "Katie has been editing and proofreading my papers for the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program for more than a year now. Under Katie's guidance, I have seen great progress and improvement in my work, and I am so happy that I found Katie as an editor. Katie is able to read my long papers at a very fast pace whenever I request. I can proudly say that my professors are much happier with me now—Katie has helped improve my quality of writing. I would highly recommend Katie to anyone looking for a professional and dedicated editor." —Mary N., MSN, CRN, AGNP
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    I'm an English Ph.D. with 15 years' experience as a writer, editor, and college English professor. As an academic, I've been teaching students how to express themselves in clear, clean prose since 2008, while publishing research on a variety of topics on film and historical fiction. As a writer, I've published sci-fi, fantasy, and horror stories in half a dozen professional literary magazines, and am an active member of both SFWA and HWA. As a fiction editor, I've lent my geeky passion for sci-fi/fantasy topics and historical fiction to a number of projects, working as everything from a lead developmental editor helping authors workshop rough manuscripts to a copy editor, line editor, proofreader, and story consultant. I often work in the genres of sci-fi, fantasy, YA and children's literature, and non-fiction memoir and history. I'm also widely practiced in editing commercial copy, and maintain ongoing relationships as an 'in-house' editor for several businesses. Some of the more interesting projects I've worked on include: -Robert C. Feol's award-winning "A Journey to Mouseling Hollow" series of fantasy adventure books -Writer and story editor on 'The Land Forgotten,' a fantasy video game -Developmental editor and copy editor of a sci-fi mystery novel, cyberpunk novel, sci-fi/fantasy mashup novel, and epic fantasy novel inspired by the Arabian Nights -Editor of children's books by Deborah Mortimer, Tameka Mitchell, and Kristen Niedzielski -Writer and editor of a comedic promotional book on the history of the velour tracksuit -Editor of historical manuscripts related to the Kennedy Assassination and the rise and fall of K-Mart -Wrote and edited copy for a clothing company, medical marketing company, legal consulting service, environmental organization, whiskey distillery, and adult toys manufacturer -Diversity/Sensitivity Reader for textbooks published by McGraw-Hill and children's books published by Learning A-Z -Writer for five themed collections in a series of Presidential Speeches -Historical Consultant for a novel set during the Civil War
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  • $35 hourly
    ** GOOD WRITING BURNISHES YOUR MESSAGE… IT BURNISHES THE MESSENGER, TOO** —Frank Bruni "Good writing announces your seriousness, establishing you as someone capable of caring and discipline." With years of experience as a copy editor, copy chief, and copy director in the New York publishing industry, I can help "burnish your message" and make your content shine. I especially like to help new writers hone their craft, and many of my clients have gone on to establish themselves in the publishing world and sell their work successfully. If you want your words to be taken seriously, let me help you reach your goal. I guarantee you will be satisfied.
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    I’m a freelance editor with over 20 years of experience—longer if you count all the typos I used to find in my early reader books. I love the English language (even if teaching it, or even fully understanding it, is fraught with trouble). My job is to make everything you do better. I have edited for traditionally published authors (like Elise Title who has published dozens of romance novels for Harlequin as well as psychosexual thrillers like Romeo for Bantam), and I have also worked with self-published authors, and even authors who just want to make their passion project perfect for themselves. “What about nonfiction books, Rebecca?” Yep, those too; everything from business manuals like Code–Measure–Improve by Adam Schwartz and Deborah Walsh, to self-help relationship books like Relationship Cleanup by Elise and Dr. Jeffrey Title. A special place in my clichéd heart is reserved for children’s and YA lit. I would call it nostalgia if I didn’t still read them for my own enjoyment. There is room in that aforementioned clichéd heart for my first love—poetry. When I was a child, my big brother read Shel Silverstein and Dr. Seuss to me until I memorized all my favorites. In sixth grade, when my English teacher read “Suicide’s Note” by Langston Hughes—my trajectory immediately changed. I studied poetry and poetics in college for my final thesis. I think that knowing the way words work in poetry gives me a unique perspective that serves to enhance my editing skills.
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  • $125 hourly
    Hello! I'm an executive ghostwriter, Harvard Business Review-published author, and ICF-certified executive coach who utilizes a painless, consultative approach to both coaching and writing. As a writer, I can tailor to any written voice or topic and love the process of making your ideas clear and engaging. As a coach, I never fear the raw parts of life and understand how career, family life, and our understanding of ourselves all intermesh. My writing creds: My ghostwritten work has been published in: - Rolling Stone - Newsweek - Fast Company - Entrepreneur My bylined work has been published in: - Harvard Business Review - Entrepreneur - SWAAY I formerly led a team of 30 executive ghostwriters helping them capture the voices of high-level executives across industries. I help others to write thought leadership content, articles, keynote speeches, and full-length books. Sometimes I'm your writing coach, sometimes I'm your editor, and sometimes I ghostwrite your entire project for you -- it all depends on what you're looking for. I'm also an on-call hospice chaplain, and in my free time, I coach single moms through Habitat for Humanity. I look forward to connecting and see what we can create together!
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  • $40 hourly
    I am a reliable and professional freelance editor, writer, and ghost writer. While I work on various kinds of projects, my specialty is children's fiction and nonfiction. EDITING (fiction and nonfiction): I am a qualified editor with a B.A. in English language and literature. I have taught literature and creative writing, and I understand the art of crafting a well-written story. I know from experience writing a book is hard work! It's frustrating when something isn't working, but you're unclear how to fix it. As an editor, I offer these services: - Developmental Editing - Proofreading - Editing (line edits) For fiction projects, I can find and help you fix story-structure problems such as: - Plot holes - Under-developed or inconsistent characters - Pacing issues - Inconsistent tone/style - Poor dialogue - Info dumps - Grammar issues and errors - Typos For nonfiction projects, I'm great at fixing problems such as: - Inconsistent tone and style - Incorrect facts - Poor structure - Grammar issues and mistakes - Typos I always provide thorough feedback that is constructive, helpful, and complete with ideas for how to revise and move forward with the project. FREELANCE WRITING: I offer the following freelance writing services: - nonfiction books - short stories - picture books - chapter books I write all kinds of nonfiction writing. I believe nonfiction writing should be engaging and focus on the correct tone and style for the intended audience. My writing is always delivered ready for publication, free of error, and on time. I love working on nonfiction projects for kids! I enjoy the challenge of creating content that is fun and engaging while also staying factual and packed with information. I am also available to write fiction in a variety of genres, with a specialty in children's literature. I predominately write middle grade (ages 8-12), chapter books, and picture books. GHOSTWRITING: Let me help you write and shape the story you long to put into the world. I believe in the power of stories, and I will listen to your ideas, your voice, your thoughts and help them emerge onto the page as a captivating story. As a Ghostwriter, I offer these services: - Ghostwriting (taking your idea (nonfiction or fiction) and turning it into a polished book or short story that you can self-publish under your own name) - Ghostwriting from an outline - Memoir - Biography - Developmental Editing - Proofreading - Editing ABOUT ME: I'm a 7+ year member of SCBWI (the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators), and I hold a B.A. in English language and literature from Pepperdine University. I am currently in the revision process of a middle grade novel. I am always happy to listen to client ideas and provide a 1-2 page sample of my work at no charge. I would love the opportunity to help you shape your project into a compelling and captivating book that readers will love.
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