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  1. 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
  2. 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
    0 hours
    0.00
  3. Patricia Eldridge

    Patricia Eldridge

    MBA. Inbound & Digital Marketing Expert

    United Kingdom

    Are you looking for a skilled, efficient, agile and adaptable candidate who can take care of your writing tasks and duties? Well, your search ends here. I am experienced in: * Copywriting: Have written landing pages, sales letters and emails on web design, gaming, healthcare, real estate, finance & more. * Article writing: Good at writing blog posts or articles on tech, real estate, finance, travel & more. * Writing website copy: Clever at creating copy for home theater, email marketing, digital agency, hosting and other sorts of websites. I have an MBA and have 5 years of working experience in a top London Based Copy-writing firm. Right now, I am a full-time mom and a full-time writer. MY BABY SLEEPS 12 HOURS A DAY, SO I CAN EASILY HANDLE YOUR WRITING TASKS WITH EASE.

    $18.00 /hr
    348 hours
    4.99
  4. James M.

    James M.

    editor

    United States - Tests: 4

    Humanities PhD with an MS in the sciences will polish your English to perfection. 20 years experience overseeing student projects. Author of a book and numerous articles and book reviews. Copy editor for a book currently in press and a number of articles. Especially looking to work with non-native speakers who need to publish in English. 1st place on Upwork's Basic English Skills Test!

    $10.00 /hr
    8 hours
    5.00
  5. Phillipa M.

    Phillipa M.

    Freelance writer and high school tutor

    South Africa

    I live in South Africa but I am originally from the United Kingdom. When a deadline has been established, I ensure that I commit to it. English is my first language and I am currently working towards a degree in linguistics. I have collaborated with several publishing companies but I am trying to expand into the digital writing community. I am currently a self-employed freelance writer as well as a secondary school tutor.

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.54
  6. Smita Bhatt

    Smita Bhatt

    English Editor, Proofreader, Technical Writer

    India

    I am an experienced editor, technical writer, working on projects with Orient Blackswan, a leading Indian publishing house. With an eye for detail and a passion for what I do, I take pride in delivering high quality work, and on schedule. My academic background is software, where I hold a Masters degree.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Liz Pillow

    Liz Pillow

    Web editor and digital journalist

    United States - Tests: 1

    I am a multimedia journalist and web editor with more than a decade of experience in news writing, web site management and copy editing. I am now looking for flexible career opportunities that will allow me to keep up my digital skills while making a meaningful contribution to an organization.

    $22.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Jane Alexander

    Jane Alexander

    Voice Over Artist, Producer, Designer

    United States - Portfolio: 1

    Voice over artist, freelance writer, editor and marketer. I've worked with radio stations, news agencies and communications firms. I record audio, design newsletters and have even made a public relations video whilst rafting down a river. What have you got for me?

    $22.22 /hr
    2 hours
    4.40