Deborah Natelson
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Deborah Natelson

Editing and Interior Book Formatting


Monmouth, United States


Over the past eight years, I have done freelance editing of short stories, novels, essays, dissertations, theses, letters, job applications, sermons, and science manuals for professional and nonprofessional writers, academics and non-academics, native and non-native English speakers, and writers of both US and UK English. I am familiar with standard editing marks, track changes, and the Chicago Manual of Style. I have taken courses in linguistics and have an exceptional knowledge of the English language. EDITING: I fix typographical and grammatical errors, mark continuity errors, and generally clean up the manuscript. I give recommendations and critique on content, message, timeline, and ... moreaccuracy. I offer suggestions on rewrites, including (optionally) doing brief sample rewrites. FORMATTING I format book interiors for Createspace and Kindle. less

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Work History and Feedback

  • Jan 2015

    Interior Book Design
    Went above and beyond to help me succeed by educating me in the process of formatting my paperback and Kindle books.
    $125.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Jan 2014 - Mar 2014

    Creative writing and editing for novel
    Great job. Thank you.
    $350.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Sep 2013 - Oct 2013

    Proof reading novel - 80k words
    Deb was fantastic, i will get her to edit any similar projects i have. I think she did very well in fiction and helped out with a few words i had incorrect for the genre.
    $500.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Apr 2013

    Fantastic job. Easy to work with. Pretty fast and very thorough. Highly recommended. Extremely professional and talented at line edited. She can match your voice to make the transition between your voice and the her edits are seemless.
    $333.33 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Apr 2013

    Fiction Editor for my First Comedic Novel
    I can say wthout reservation working with Deborah is a delight. She is extremely professional and punctual.
    $1,150.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Feb 2013

    Proofread my novel
    Deborah gave my novel a careful and thoughtful reading, and she made many suggestions for improving it. She also caught errors overlooked by other editors. I would highly recommend her as a critic and proofreader.
    $125.00 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! 14 mins
English Spelling Test (UK Version) 5.00 1st Place! 8 mins
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version) 5.00 1st Place! 10 mins
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals) 4.25 Top 10% 22 mins
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test 4.10 Top 20% 11 mins
English Vocabulary Test (UK Version) 4.60 Top 20% 6 mins
U.S. Word Usage Test 4.40 Top 10% 10 mins
U.S. English Basic Skills Test 4.50 Top 10% 17 mins

Work History

100% Job Success
342 hours worked
67 jobs


Less than 30 hrs/week

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