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Chris S.
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Chris S.

A versatile freelance writer and editor

$20.00/hr

Buffalo, United States


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I graduated with a B.A. in English from Buffalo State ... moreCollege in 1990, and since April 2012, I’ve been doing freelance editing work for a wide variety of clients. Prior to that, I spent nine years working as an editor and writer for the second-biggest law firm in Buffalo, New York, Phillips Lytle LLP. My duties there included editing, writing, and proofreading business proposals, newsletters, journalistic pieces, website copy, press releases, and blog entries, which covered more than 40 different practice areas (www.phillipslytle.com). In addition, my nonfiction writing has appeared in "Buffalo Spree" magazine, the "Buffalo News," and the "New York Law Journal." My skills, experience, and accomplishments include the following: - Editing and writing copy for the second-biggest law firm in Buffalo, New York, including proposals that have generated over $1 million in legal fees, and articles that have appeared in print in the "New York Law Journal," "American British Business," and the "Albany Law Review." - Writing journalistic pieces for "Buffalo Spree" magazine, a national award-winning monthly publication. - Editing marketing materials for Aars | Wells, an ad agency in Dallas, Texas, that has earned more than 75 local, national, and international awards for creative excellence. - Having more than 10 essays published by the “Buffalo News.” less

Overview

I graduated with a B.A. in English from Buffalo State College in 1990, and since April 2012, I’ve been doing freelance editing work for a wide variety of clients. Prior to that, I spent nine years working as an editor and writer for the second-biggest law firm in Buffalo, New York, Phillips Lytle LLP. My duties there included editing, writing, and proofreading business proposals, newsletters, journalistic pieces, website copy, press releases, and blog entries, which covered more than 40 different practice areas (www.phillipslytle.com). In addition, my nonfiction writing has appeared in "Buffalo Spree" magazine, the "Buffalo News," and the "New ... moreYork Law Journal." My skills, experience, and accomplishments include the following: - Editing and writing copy for the second-biggest law firm in Buffalo, New York, including proposals that have generated over $1 million in legal fees, and articles that have appeared in print in the "New York Law Journal," "American British Business," and the "Albany Law Review." - Writing journalistic pieces for "Buffalo Spree" magazine, a national award-winning monthly publication. - Editing marketing materials for Aars | Wells, an ad agency in Dallas, Texas, that has earned more than 75 local, national, and international awards for creative excellence. - Having more than 10 essays published by the “Buffalo News.” less

Chris S.
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Chris S.

$20.00 /hr

A versatile freelance writer and editor

Buffalo, United States

Overview

I graduated with a B.A. in English from Buffalo State College in 1990, and since April 2012, I’ve been doing freelance editing work for a wide variety of clients. Prior to that, I spent nine years working as an editor and writer for the second-biggest law firm in Buffalo, New York, Phillips Lytle LLP. My duties there included editing, writing, and proofreading business proposals, newsletters, journalistic pieces, website copy, press releases, and blog entries, which covered more than 40 different ... morepractice areas (www.phillipslytle.com). In addition, my nonfiction writing has appeared in "Buffalo Spree" magazine, the "Buffalo News," and the "New York Law Journal." My skills, experience, and accomplishments include the following: - Editing and writing copy for the second-biggest law firm in Buffalo, New York, including proposals that have generated over $1 million in legal fees, and articles that have appeared in print in the "New York Law Journal," "American British Business," and the "Albany Law Review." - Writing journalistic pieces for "Buffalo Spree" magazine, a national award-winning monthly publication. - Editing marketing materials for Aars | Wells, an ad agency in Dallas, Texas, that has earned more than 75 local, national, and international awards for creative excellence. - Having more than 10 essays published by the “Buffalo News.” less

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Work History and Feedback

  • legal documents editor and proof reader

    Mar 2016 - Present
    Job in progress

    1 hour

    $20.00 / hr
    $26.67 earned

  • Editing road cycling articles and landing pages for a designer apparel brand

    Feb 2016 - Present
    Job in progress

    6 hours

    $20.00 / hr
    $110.00 earned

  • Editing Project RFP

    Jul 2015
    No feedback given
    $75.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Content and Copy Editing for Fantasy Football E-Book

    Jul 2015
    5.00
    Great communication, work, and right on budget. Will definitely use again! Thanks
    $219.18 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Editor Needed For My Cleanse Book

    Apr 2015
    No feedback given
    $20.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Edit an investment letter for clients

    Sep 2014
    No feedback given

    3 hours

    $32.88 / hr
    $95.36 earned

  • Experienced Writer

    Jun 2014
    No feedback given

    3 hours

    $16.44 / hr
    $41.11 earned

  • Editor: Sales background for a developmental edit on three book chapters

    Jun 2014
    No feedback given
    $273.97 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Deep editing of an Op Ed article for NYT submission

    May 2014
    5.00
    Quick, reliable, helpful- I'm very satisfied!
    $21.92 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Review a letter

    May 2014
    No feedback given

    1 hour

    $14.25 / hr
    $14.25 earned

  • Digital Agency Looking for Tech Writer and Editor

    Apr 2014
    5.00
    Excellent editor! Highly recommended. We will with him again.

    1 hour

    $14.25 / hr
    $14.25 earned

  • email/direct response copywriting

    Mar 2014
    No feedback given

    2 hours

    $21.92 / hr
    $43.84 earned

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Tests

NameScore (out of 5)Time to Complete
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)3.75Top 30%47 mins
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