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  1. Ilnytskyi Vasyl

    Ilnytskyi Vasyl

    Translation, editing, proofreading, subtitling

    Ukraine

    - translation, editing, subtitling. - eight years of experience in translation services; - native speaker of Ukrainian and Russian; - Master Degree in Linguistics (English);

    $11.00 /hr
    5 hours
    5.00
  2. Darlene Guetre

    Darlene Guetre

    Exceptional Editing Services; Reasonable Rates

    Canada - Portfolio: 6

    A Native English-speaking copy editor, proofreader, nonfiction and fiction author, freelance writer, blogger, and reviewer, with a genuine love for editing and proofreading. My goal is to help you realize your ambitions through collaboration. I specialize in: General fiction manuscripts Historical fiction manuscripts Nonfiction manuscripts I am meticulous, with a keen eye for details. I copy edit and proofread with these aspects in mind: Spelling Punctuation Typographical errors Verb tense Phrase structure Sentence structure Repetitive words Excess wordiness Fact checking Consistent font Proper formatting Comment queries or suggestions regarding content Clients receive both a “marked-up” copy and final copy of their work. I work with PDF, Microsoft, and print documents. Reference materials utilized are the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition, and the Chicago Manual of Style (unless another style is requested)

    $33.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.94
  3. William D.

    William D. Agency Contractor

    Professional proofreading and editing services

    United States - Portfolio: 2

    Ranked by Elance in the TOP 1% for English skills we have recently transferred over with the change to UpWork. We maintained a consistent five star rating with Elance and will strive to do so with UpWork as well. We truly enjoy helping you perfect your writing; we form a close collaboration with all our clients. As a small, family owned and operated business we strive to make our clients' documents shine. My son Christopher is our primary editor with a BA in English and years of professional editing and publishing experience. My wife Judy is also an accomplished editor and published author with an M.Ed. I have a BSEE and MSBE and am also a published author; I primarily manage the business and provide technical expertise when needed. We are committed to providing you with high quality proofreading and editing services. We use a two editor approach as part of our review process to ensure a thorough critique. We also offer multiple reviews at no extra charge. We can help with both technical and non-technical documents, books, dissertations, web sites, business presentations, advertising copy and just about anything that's written.

    Associated with: The Red To Black Editing Company

    $16.00 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  4. Judah Frankel

    Judah Frankel

    Editing & Proofreading Specialist

    Hong Kong - Tests: 1

    I am a skilled editor, proofreader and copywriter with experience in creative and technical writing. I am also a fervent bibliophile with an instinctive disapproval of incorrect spelling and poor grammar. Bringing my clients' content up to full grammatical correctness is truly my pleasure.

    $8.00 /hr
    40 hours
    5.00
  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
    0 hours
    0.00
  6. Lea Popielinski

    Lea Popielinski

    Timely quality proofreading and editing

    United States - Portfolio: 6

    I am a meticulous, deadline-conscious editor with a PhD in an interdisciplinary field and experience in online publishing. I'm comfortable working with a variety of media, from blogs to books, presentations to dissertations, but I specialize in editing and formatting graduate-level and faculty academic writing. I have experience proofing for publications in both American and British styles of English and familiarity with several different citation styles, particularly Chicago and APA.

    $33.00 /hr
    157 hours
    4.87
  7. Brittany Templeton

    Brittany Templeton

    Culture, Travel, Writing, Editing, Organizing

    United States

    Born in beautiful Southern California, Educated in the even more beautiful Switzerland, and recently finished working in Prague, Czech Republic. My undergraduate degree is in international management and intercultural communications, with a minor in marketing. My Masters degree is in Education, with an emphasis on English Language learners. I have an immense amount of experience writing, editing and proofreading (especially for non-native speakers). However, my first love is business- I am a part time wedding coordinator and part time production assistant with a lot of experience in both the organizational and creative sides of things. I have traveled to over 60 countries, and lived, worked, as well as studies in multiple places around the world.

    $11.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.97
  8. Nancy Osa

    Nancy Osa

    Personalized writing, editing and research

    United States - Portfolio: 5

    Looking for better-quality, original, organic, inventive text? Award-winning writer, skilled editor and research expert in one affordable package. I work with your readers in mind. Offering my 20 years' experience in composition, interviewing, research, editing, proofreading and manuscript evaluation to businesses, institutions, scholars, publishers and new writers.

    $70.00 /hr
    412 hours
    5.00