Tricia V.
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Tricia V.

Exceptional Proofreader/Copyeditor/Editor


Goreville, United States


I am an efficient and accurate proofreader, copyeditor, and editor, and my writing is concise but very readable. My specialties are thorough proofreading and a passion for crafting written work into a polished final product. The oDesk tests I have taken witness to the fact that my English grammar, usage, editing, and proofreading skills are outstanding. I am competent to assure conformity to the Chicago Manual of Style, the Associated Press (AP) Stylebook, and APA Style. My copyediting and proofreading record includes print books published by the Cambridge University Press and the Dordt College Press, training materials for Nike and YPO-WPO, ... moreand e-books, journal articles, technical reports, manuals, short stories, essays, and web content for a variety of clients. I do meticulous work, go out of my way to meet deadlines, and am an easy person to work with. If you are looking for excellent work, you need look no further. I have done editing and proofreading work in the following programs: - Adobe Reader (via highlighting and commenting) - Google Docs - Microsoft Word 2004 and 2008 (with and without Track Changes) - OpenOffice (with the use of Word's Track Changes) - Preview (via highlighting and commenting) - TextWrangler (editing website text via XML file modification) Please note that my current rate for fixed-price contracts is $0.018/word. less

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Work History and Feedback

  • Jan 2013 - Apr 2013

    Proof Reading

    No feedback given

    1 hour
    $35.00 / hr
    $35.00 earned

  • Aug 2012 - Jan 2013


    No feedback given

    5 hours
    $35.00 / hr
    $175.00 earned

  • May 2012 - Aug 2012

    Journal of Human-Robot Interaction Copyediting

    No feedback given

    2 hours
    $33.00 / hr
    $66.00 earned

  • Jul 2012

    Editing a research paper for Ambio journal
    Feedback from the paper's authors was that it was a good editing job and they were highly satisfied with the results and the quick turnaround.
    5 hours
    $35.00 / hr
    $175.00 earned

  • May 2012 - Jul 2012

    APA Dissertation Editor
    Tricia is hardworking and reliable. She has flexible working hours which was very helpful!
    2 hours
    $35.00 / hr
    $70.00 earned

  • Apr 2012 - May 2012

    Spanish to English Editor
    Tricia is a great professional. She did exactly what I needed and more, significantly improving the text in a very short time. She is also very nice to work with. I won't hesitate in hiring her again the next time I need an English text to be edited. Thanks!
    3 hours
    $22.22 / hr
    $62.88 earned

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Name Score (out of 5) Time to Complete
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version) 5.00 1st Place! 7 mins
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test 4.75 Top 10% 12 mins
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago) 4.50 Top 10% 18 mins
U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals) 4.25 Top 10% 25 mins
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals) 4.50 Top 10% 21 mins
U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals) 4.00 Top 10% 25 mins
U.S. Word Usage Test 4.50 Top 10% 9 mins
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version) 4.75 Top 10% 8 mins
U.S. English Basic Skills Test 4.75 Top 10% 15 mins

Work History

100% Job Success
785 hours worked
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