Ricky Woods
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Ricky Woods

Editor/proofreader/writer

$27.78/hr

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Overview

I am a native-English speaker who is passionate about words: written and spoken.I hold a bachelor's degree in both English and Afrikaans en Nederlands,and I have had more than 25 years' experience in the field of teaching, editing, proofreading, writing and public speaking in English.I know the value of fast, accurate work and I really love to use my skills in this area to deliver work of the highest standard. I guarantee that the job will be done according to the client's expectations.My oDesk jobs have included article research and writing, story writing, ghost writing, creating language material for English ... moreSL;developing study courses in a range of subjects and a lot of editing: academic papers and thousands of web articles. less

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Work History and Feedback

  • Jun 2011 - Feb 2012

    EDITOR proofreader grammar fixer (A+ NATIVE ENGLISH ONLY)
    5.00
    I was very pleased with Ricky's writing and editing ability.
    101 hours
    $16.67 / hr
    $1,675.17 earned

  • Jun 2011

    EDITOR proofreader grammar fixer (A+ NATIVE ENGLISH ONLY)
    5.00
    I was very pleased with Ricky's writing and editing ability.
    29 hours
    $13.33 / hr
    $391.10 earned

  • Jun 2011

    EDITOR proofreader grammar fixer (A+ NATIVE ENGLISH ONLY)
    5.00
    I was very pleased with Ricky's writing and editing ability.
    19 hours
    $11.11 / hr
    $209.31 earned

  • May 2011 - Jun 2011

    EDITOR proofreader grammar fixer (A+ NATIVE ENGLISH ONLY)
    5.00
    Ricky woods is an awesome english editor!
    47 hours
    $10.00 / hr
    $468.40 earned

  • May 2011

    Urgent Experienced Editor or English teacher to correct 2 pages only!
    5.00
    $5.56 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Feb 2011 - Mar 2011

    Course Developer (Various Subjects) - REPOST
    5.00
    Ricky was very helpful on this project.
    22 hours
    $15.00 / hr
    $335.10 earned

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Tests

Name Score (out of 5) Time to Complete
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version) 5.00 1st Place! 15 mins
UK English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals) 4.10 Top 10% 18 mins
UK English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals) 3.90 Top 10% 21 mins
English Vocabulary Test (UK Version) 4.90 Top 10% 11 mins
U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals) 3.50 Top 30% 24 mins
U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals) 4.00 Top 10% 20 mins
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (UK Version) 4.25 Top 20% 16 mins
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version) 4.40 Top 20% 15 mins
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals) 4.25 Top 10% 38 mins
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago) 3.40 Top 10% 28 mins
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version) 4.50 Top 20% 11 mins
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version) 4.40 Top 20% 18 mins
UK English Basic Skills Test 4.60 Top 10% 18 mins
U.S. Word Usage Test 4.25 Top 10% 21 mins
English Spelling Test (UK Version) 4.75 Top 30% 6 mins
U.S. English Basic Skills Test 4.60 Top 10% 19 mins
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version) 4.90 Top 20% 11 mins

Work History

364 hours worked
48 jobs

Availability

Available
Less than 30 hrs/week

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