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Fixed Price Budget - Intermediate ($$) - $100 to $200 - Posted
The narrative is approximately 100 pages long in 4 main sections and a glossary document that is approximately 25 pages long. It was written years ago and has been proofread with content updates but needs a second set of eyes for clarity. Some research for confirmation of key facts need to be completed as noted and then end-noted. Book Template format provided. The elements that need to be researched and updated are marked with comments in the margin. Table of Contents added It needs to be proofread and edited for a commercial book format and a recommendations for expanding the Table of Contents to be shorter and more digestible chapter lengths, is desired. Another editor will do final editing for actual flow of the chapters. All I am looking for at this time is someone to proofread, reformat with consistent styles of body text and headers within the template and complete the highlighted research items, providing the end note notations. Attached is an excerpt of the first section that is intended for the contractor to review to learn about my writing style, determine if they can stay true to that style while also making it book ready, and to give me a quote for the work assuming it is 4 times the amount of narrative. The glossary has been created will be provided so that it can be formatted properly - words bold and definition not bold, justified, indented. Furthermore, there are plans for additional published works, articles to be released, so I am seeking someone who understands my writing style, the goal of the content, and can be an ongoing resource to utilize and depend on although I am requesting a fixed price for this project. For now it is listed as a one time project. The budget is actually $75-150. I will be submitting a different excerpt to get started on while I finish my edits and revisions on the remaining. I put this as
Skills: Fact Checking Book Writing Business Writing Editing
Fixed Price Budget - Intermediate ($$) - $300 to $400 - Posted
As the fact checker you will be proofreading investment articles for accuracy before publication. Duties include noting claims, organizing them using a table of contents, printing the factual back ground material, assigning a page number that matches up to the table of contents, and yellow highlighting the referenced material and then printing and scanning them into one PDF. To be considered for this role you must have experience proofing and doing research in the investment industry while being detail-oriented and organized. This first assignment is a 7,000 word document where 90 facts have already been noted. your job would be to check each fact agains the claim. Where facts are unclear, you would point them out and find additional sources.
Skills: Fact Checking Editing Internet research Proofreading
Hourly - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Time: 1 to 3 months, 10-30 hrs/week - Posted
I am looking for a book researcher, for a non-fiction book in the health space. The right researcher will have excellent skills in fact checking. This is not a job for someone who is used to typing search terms into Google and clicking on the first link. All facts and information will need to be verified by credible sources, organizations and academic institutions that are held in high regard. The ideal candidate will have strong medical research skills. You may be required to email some researchers directly to clarify a fact. Work will initially involve research and fact checking for the introduction and first chapter of the book. If the quality of the work is sufficient you will be commissioned for the remaining nine chapters and epilogue. This job will be spread out over the next couple of months. The ideal person has a strong interest in health and wellness, and will be familiar with reading peer reviewed academic articles and health/medical journals. Examples of research tasks include: - Find statistics from the UK about the rise of chronic illness - Go to the body of research by Ronald and Janice Kiecolt Glaser from Ohio State University and find one of their review papers which sums up the fact that stress is irrefutably linked to immune malfunction - http://pni.osumc.edu/ - Track down the paper which is mentioned in this press release - https://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2012/06/study-explains-how-stress-can-boost-immune-system.html - Find an academic paper to reference the fact that mindfulness based stress reduction has been shown to improve stress, pain, anxiety and symptoms of chronic illness among a number of other things. - Fact check these sentences by reading the below scientific papers: "The positive people had upwards of 50 percent higher activity than those with negative emotional styles. Just to be sure, Davidson repeated the study and again found that greater left frontal activity correlates with greater NK cell activity." 1. http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/bne/105/6/860/ 2. https://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=view_citation&hl=en&user=vP-2P9wAAAAJ&cstart=500&pagesize=100&sortby=pubdate&citation_for_view=vP-2P9wAAAAJ:OU6Ihb5iCvQC When applying please outline why you would be suited to the job and provide examples of previous experience in this area. Looking forward to hearing from you.
Skills: Fact Checking Medical Writing Research Research Papers