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  1. Iris O.

    Iris O.

    Writer, Blogger, Editor, Proofreader

    United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a natural-born writer published as a poet, essayist, and short story writer in several publications. Along with general writing skills I am an accomplished proofreader and editor with a specialty in fiction writing and academic essays. As an avid and voracious reader, I am an excellent candidate for editing, proofreading, and writing novels and manuscripts. I am not only a fast reader and writer but also a proficient grammarian. I read and edit quickly and accurately, and strive to create clarity and cohesion in every work I edit and write. As a novelist myself, I am well-aware of the importance of conveying a clear message while also retaining passion and love. I can provide writing samples on request. I served as both the Web and Entertainment Editor for King's College's newspaper The Crown, in addition to acting as Head Dramaturg for the King's College Theatre Department. I served as an English teacher's assistant for 7+ years at a small prep school.

    $11.11 /hr
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  2. Erin Webreck

    Erin Webreck

    Editing | Proofreading

    United States - Tests: 2

    You have a brilliant idea--now let's convince the world of it through razor-sharp text and citations. I have 10 years of experience editing academic articles and internal legal and corporate communications. I can help with your professional journal articles, theses, dissertations, white papers, policy documents, and more. Just need someone to format your citations? I am proficient in Bluebook, Chicago/Turabian, APA, and MLA styles.

    $35.00 /hr
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  3. Melinda Utendorf

    Melinda Utendorf

    Editing Services

    United States - Tests: 2

    I provide proofreading and copyediting services for traditional and self-published authors. I also provide beta reading as needed. I have reasonable rates, a fast turnaround time, and open communication with the authors I work with. Depending on your needs, I can provide the following: • Mechanics: spelling, punctuation, grammar, and awkward sentences • Style & Formatting: hyphenation, capitalization, headings, numbers, citations, and style sheet • Content & Structure: clarity for the reader in terms of word choice, sentence and paragraph structure, style, and voice • References, Facts, Tables & Illustrations: internal consistency, clarity, and accuracy

    $5.56 /hr
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  4. Ed Murray

    Ed Murray

    Editing, Content Marketing, SEO

    United States

    I am a seasoned editorial professional with a strong track record of conceptualizing, executing and managing successful digital communication and content projects for a wide variety of publications and clients. I have produced and managed content for local, regional and national publications as well as enterprise clients and household brands for different marketing agencies. I have been producing, and managing the production of content since before the Web was born. Back when SEO just meant "great content." While I have plenty of great ideas, execution is what really matters. And I do execution very well.

    $27.00 /hr
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  5. Resa A.

    Resa A.

    Writing, Editing, Blogging Guru

    United States

    Writing, editing, blogging guru with more than 20 years experience. I am one of the founding editors of a major international literary journal, and have worked in a variety of settings on freelance projects including blogging for AMC TV, editing an anthology of writings on the healing process, editing arts publications on photography, editing projects in progress for writers of fiction, non-fiction, children's books, and works for theatre and film. As a writer, I have published essays,fiction and poetry and have had plays produced in the theatre. I also write and edit content for websites and am an expert resume writer.

    $60.00 /hr
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  6. Mary F.

    Mary F.

    Specialist ESL Proofreading / Editing, Reports

    Costa Rica - Portfolio: 2

    I am an English teacher and taught for eighteen years in Los Angeles Unifed School District in California, USA. I enjoy proofreading for ESL students or professionals when they are working on reports in English. I enjoy creating summaries for books and creating tests and lesson plans. I like creative writing and report writing. I am very reliable, efficient, and like to meet my deadlines early.

    $27.00 /hr
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  7. Charlene Erasmus

    Charlene Erasmus

    Fluent in English & Afrikaans, medical background

    South Africa

    I am fluent in English and Afrikaans, have experience in typing up reports, excellent and accurate typist. Fast learner, very good with computer programs Excellent at compiling stats and graphs. Very good at researching and have great investigative skills. I have excellent communication skills and work well with people. I am new to the site and am eager to get going on various jobs. In the beginning I will be charging less than the norm to get a feel for how things work here and to gain experience to build up my profile.

    $27.00 /hr
    4 hours
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  8. Patricia Diaz

    Patricia Diaz

    Technical Writer, Editing and Proofreading

    United States

    Conveying a thought, an idea through the power of the printed word is vital for success in the twenty-first century and a global economy. I can edit, proofread and assist you in mastering the craft of technical, informational and persuasive writing. I have 28 years of teaching and managing schools, writing strategic action plans, personnel evaluations and data-based reports for program improvement. Get your documents noticed! I can also collaborate with high school and university students with digital presentations.

    $72.22 /hr
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  9. Becki Leonard

    Becki Leonard

    Writing/Editing/Public Relations Specialist

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    I'm a seasoned communications professional with 8+ years in producing external and internal materials of all sorts, primarily for technology companies. I excel in taking complex, technical information and transforming it into clear, concise, digestible messages and stories. I specialize in developing a variety of content - press releases, thought leadership papers, data-centric trends reports, website copy, marketing collateral/datasheets, blog posts, social media updates/posts, and more. I'm also a highly competent copy editor for the same types of materials. I studied journalism at Indiana University, and have a solid grasp on AP style as well as impeccable grammar/punctuation/spelling. Writing and editing isn't for everyone, but it's certainly for me - and I'd love to help!

    $100.00 /hr
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  10. Mary Klevan

    Mary Klevan

    Proofreading, Editing, Transcriptions, Education Consulting

    United States

    With a B.A. in Applied Languages (French and Spanish) and a specialization in translation, I have a lot of experience with proofreading and editing texts and transcribing documents. I pay close attention to detail and take pride in my work. With my M.Sc. (Marketing) and M.S.Ed. (Elementary Education - K-6 ESOL), a certification as a Clinical Teacher Supervisor, and a certification as a Spinning Instructor, I have a well-rounded background in multiple fields. After a three year career in advertising and a seven year career as an elementary teacher, I am now at home full-time, taking care of my family. Any job I do will be done with professionalism and dedication.

    $22.22 /hr
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