Samantha P.
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Samantha P.

Detailed Copy Editor, Proofreader and Manuscript Book Editor


Ottawa, Canada


I have a strong 20-year professional & freelance editing career in the publishing industry in Canada, the United States and the UK, full of diverse copy editing (for print & web) & print graphic design experience, in magazines & newspapers. In addition, I edit book manuscripts, articles and web content. I am quite knowledgeable in American English, UK English and Canadian English (spellings). I am looking to secure (ideally) an ongoing freelancing/part-time position in the copy editing/proofreading, data entry/typing and/or print graphic design fields, which will allow me to work from my home office. Here are some links to a few of my ... moreprofessional freelance online profiles: EditFast: LinkedIn: oDesk: RECENT PROJECTS: • Fiction novel editing: Finding Sagrado - • Fictional novel editing: Lost and ProFound - • Financial self-help book editing: Home Finances for Couples - • Self-Help Book editing: Never In Your Wildest Dreams - • Short story editing: The Right One - • Web editing: Block Design - less

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Work History and Feedback

  • Jul 2013 - Aug 2013

    Proofreading my novel
    Samantha is a very detailed editor. She caught many mistakes and made great suggestions that improved my novel. I will definitely use her skills again. Highly recommended!
    $183.78 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Jul 2013 - Aug 2013

    Proofreader/editor for book on home finances
    Sam is the really professional and skilled Editor, who helped me a lot with my first book. Leo Ostapiv.
    12 hours
    $24.44 / hr
    $285.13 earned

  • Mar 2013 - Jul 2013

    Proofread my novel
    Samantha did a wonderful job proofing my novel, and I will definitely use her skills again. She has a keen eye for detail and made many excellent suggestions. Highly recommended. Roger Carrier
    $168.34 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Jan 2013 - Jul 2013

    Proofreader/Editor wanted
    While Samantha has all the skills I needed, we couldn't find a match in our work schedule, so I decided to end the contract.
    $14.74 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Jan 2013 - May 2013

    English Proofreader

    No feedback given

    0 hour
    $16.67 / hr
    $2.83 earned

  • Nov 2012 - Jan 2013

    Article Editor
    Samantha is a joy to work with, and very good at remaining in communication.
    $95.55 earned
    Fixed Price

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Name Score (out of 5) Time to Complete
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version) 5.00 1st Place! 8 mins
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (AP Style) 3.10 Top 10% 33 mins
UK English Basic Skills Test 4.75 Top 10% 25 mins
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test 4.25 Top 20% 20 mins
Microsoft Word 2010 Test 3.25 Top 10% 28 mins
Office Skills Test 4.25 Top 10% 19 mins
U.S. English Basic Skills Test 4.60 Top 10% 20 mins
Upwork Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Company Managers 4.60 Above Average 45 mins
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version) 4.40 Top 30% 20 mins

Work History

100% Job Success
226 hours worked
43 jobs


Less than 30 hrs/week


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