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Lena Drake

Experienced Editor/Writer/Transcriptionist, Bachelor's in Writing

$17.78/hr

Phoenix, United States


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Now available for full-time work! I have been a published freelance ... morewriter and editor for over seven years, working in fields as diverse as business/marketing, creative writing, education, academic research, article/blog writing, professional proposal writing, non-profit, technology, and others. My native language is English. I have been published in over 50 magazines, and completed an internship in grant writing with National Public Radio (NPR) and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) affiliates WGVU in Grand Rapids, MI. My feedback scores for oDesk jobs average 4.76/5, with all but one perfect 5/5 rating. I am in the top 10% of many proficiency tests I've taken. I obtained a Bachelor of Science in Writing from Grand Valley State University in April 2011, with honors, holding a 3.83 GPA. I currently hold a 4.00 GPA in a Master's degree program at Arizona State University. On oDesk alone, my projects have included: - Analyzing metrics and researching social media marketing to create monthly reports for top-ranking (Fortune 10) corporations - Creating a name, mission statement, and bylaws to start a non-profit organization, with strict adherence to 501(c)(3) legal guidelines - Editing a business blog, social media, and web app content - Editing college course material/educational e-books - Editing business and technical documents - Editing articles with adult content - Creating a college's student handbook and catalog - Writing promotional materials, including brochures with job statistics, for a college - Editing academic papers and resumes - Writing blog posts on a wide variety of topics (i.e. environmental safety, pets, relationships) I would like to gain even more experience working in the fields of editing, writing, and research. less

Overview

Now available for full-time work! I have been a published freelance writer and editor for over seven years, working in fields as diverse as business/marketing, creative writing, education, academic research, article/blog writing, professional proposal writing, non-profit, technology, and others. My native language is English. I have been published in over 50 magazines, and completed an internship in grant writing with National Public Radio (NPR) and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) affiliates WGVU in Grand Rapids, MI. My feedback scores for oDesk jobs average 4.76/5, with all but one perfect 5/5 rating. I am in the top 10% of many proficiency tests I've ... moretaken. I obtained a Bachelor of Science in Writing from Grand Valley State University in April 2011, with honors, holding a 3.83 GPA. I currently hold a 4.00 GPA in a Master's degree program at Arizona State University. On oDesk alone, my projects have included: - Analyzing metrics and researching social media marketing to create monthly reports for top-ranking (Fortune 10) corporations - Creating a name, mission statement, and bylaws to start a non-profit organization, with strict adherence to 501(c)(3) legal guidelines - Editing a business blog, social media, and web app content - Editing college course material/educational e-books - Editing business and technical documents - Editing articles with adult content - Creating a college's student handbook and catalog - Writing promotional materials, including brochures with job statistics, for a college - Editing academic papers and resumes - Writing blog posts on a wide variety of topics (i.e. environmental safety, pets, relationships) I would like to gain even more experience working in the fields of editing, writing, and research. less

Lena Drake
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Lena Drake

$17.78 /hr

Experienced Editor/Writer/Transcriptionist, Bachelor's in Writing

Phoenix, United States

Overview

Now available for full-time work! I have been a published freelance writer and editor for over seven years, working in fields as diverse as business/marketing, creative writing, education, academic research, article/blog writing, professional proposal writing, non-profit, technology, and others. My native language is English. I have been published in over 50 magazines, and completed an internship in grant writing with National Public Radio (NPR) and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) affiliates WGVU in Grand Rapids, MI. My feedback scores for oDesk jobs ... moreaverage 4.76/5, with all but one perfect 5/5 rating. I am in the top 10% of many proficiency tests I've taken. I obtained a Bachelor of Science in Writing from Grand Valley State University in April 2011, with honors, holding a 3.83 GPA. I currently hold a 4.00 GPA in a Master's degree program at Arizona State University. On oDesk alone, my projects have included: - Analyzing metrics and researching social media marketing to create monthly reports for top-ranking (Fortune 10) corporations - Creating a name, mission statement, and bylaws to start a non-profit organization, with strict adherence to 501(c)(3) legal guidelines - Editing a business blog, social media, and web app content - Editing college course material/educational e-books - Editing business and technical documents - Editing articles with adult content - Creating a college's student handbook and catalog - Writing promotional materials, including brochures with job statistics, for a college - Editing academic papers and resumes - Writing blog posts on a wide variety of topics (i.e. environmental safety, pets, relationships) I would like to gain even more experience working in the fields of editing, writing, and research. less

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Work History and Feedback

  • 3 quick tests on child safety. $5 for less than 2 minutes of work!

    Dec 2013
    5.00
    Great job!
    $5.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Transcription

    Dec 2013
    5.00
    It was perfect, and she was fast and kept me apprised of her progress
    $8.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Copyediting

    Sep 2011 - Sep 2013
    No feedback given

    4 hours

    $16.67 / hr
    $119.57 earned

  • Editor

    Sep 2012 - Oct 2012
    4.80
    $50.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Weekly Report Writer

    May 2011 - Jan 2012
    4.60

    162 hours

    $13.33 / hr
    $2,159.61 earned

  • Eco Friendly / Environmental Article Writer/Ghost writer

    Jun 2011
    5.00
    $135.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Thinking of Bringing Home a Cat? Ten Supplies You'll Need

    May 2011
    5.00
    Perfect work, the piece I requested was professional and completed in a very timely matter. I'd definitely recommend and request work from her in the future!
    $8.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Proofread, edit a scholarly article

    May 2011
    5.00
    Great writer
    $25.00 earned
    Fixed Price

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Tests

NameScore (out of 5)Time to Complete
U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)4.25Top 10%35 mins
Report Writing Test4.10Top 20%15 mins
U.S. Academic Writing Test4.40Top 20%14 mins
Email Etiquette Certification4.70Top 10%10 mins
Telephone Etiquette Certification4.55Top 10%9 mins
Negotiations Skills Test4.40Top 20%10 mins
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)4.40Top 20%10 mins
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)4.60Top 10%12 mins
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)4.50Top 20%9 mins
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)4.00Top 20%28 mins
Office Skills Test4.50Top 10%13 mins
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)2.75Above Average28 mins
Telephone Etiquette Certification4.45Top 10%11 mins
Technical Writing Skills Certification3.50Top 30%12 mins
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)4.75Top 10%11 mins
Microsoft Excel 2010 Test3.60Above Average26 mins
U.S. Word Usage Test3.75Above Average11 mins
U.S. English Basic Skills Test4.60Top 10%19 mins
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)4.40Top 30%11 mins
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)4.75Top 30%7 mins
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)4.60Above Average7 mins