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Marilyn Burkley
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Marilyn Burkley

Expert editing and proofreading

$40.00/hr

Albany, United States


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I am a highly detail-oriented meticulous perfectionist with the goal ... moreof accuracy in everything. A native US English speaker, I graduated summa cum laude with a BA in English. My aim in every job is to exceed expectations. “Marilyn was everything we were looking for and a lot more. We've worked with a number of editors and she tops the list. We've already referred her to others and will use her again.” “I've had quite a few people do editing and you're the only one that I trust to do the job right and do it quickly.” "Great work! Am I ever glad we found you!" "I am pleased with your work and your attention to detail and how you communicate with me." "No one else suggested this change so I am very pleased we were able to find someone like you, Marilyn. Really appreciate what you are doing!" less

Overview

I am a highly detail-oriented meticulous perfectionist with the goal of accuracy in everything. A native US English speaker, I graduated summa cum laude with a BA in English. My aim in every job is to exceed expectations. “Marilyn was everything we were looking for and a lot more. We've worked with a number of editors and she tops the list. We've already referred her to others and will use her again.” “I've had quite a few people do editing and you're the only one that I trust to do the job right and do it quickly.” "Great work! ... moreAm I ever glad we found you!" "I am pleased with your work and your attention to detail and how you communicate with me." "No one else suggested this change so I am very pleased we were able to find someone like you, Marilyn. Really appreciate what you are doing!" less

Marilyn Burkley
Drop Here

Marilyn Burkley

$40.00 /hr

Expert editing and proofreading

Albany, United States

Overview

I am a highly detail-oriented meticulous perfectionist with the goal of accuracy in everything. A native US English speaker, I graduated summa cum laude with a BA in English. My aim in every job is to exceed expectations. “Marilyn was everything we were looking for and a lot more. We've worked with a number of editors and she tops the list. We've already referred her to others and will use her again.” “I've had quite a few people do editing ... moreand you're the only one that I trust to do the job right and do it quickly.” "Great work! Am I ever glad we found you!" "I am pleased with your work and your attention to detail and how you communicate with me." "No one else suggested this change so I am very pleased we were able to find someone like you, Marilyn. Really appreciate what you are doing!" less

Marilyn Burkley has added 6 portfolio pieces. Create an account to review them.

Work History and Feedback

  • Proofread for legal research

    Feb 2016 - May 2016
    5.00
    It was great to work with Marilyn, great work ethic, results, availability and communication. Would be happy to work with Marilyn again.
    $1,640.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Copy and Line Edit 8000 words of Historical Paranormal Fantasy

    Dec 2015 - Mar 2016
    5.00
    Outstanding experience!
    $100.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Proofreading for Business Book (300 Pages)

    Feb 2016
    5.00
    $250.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Story/Photo Editing + Wordpress Updating

    Aug 2014 - Sep 2015
    5.00
    MarilynB is thoughtful and thorough. On multiple occasions she came to the job with an idea and the tools to implement her idea. Absolute gold. As far as the daily grind of work, MarilynB performed wonderfully. Thank you.

    249 hours

    $18.50 / hr
    $4,680.50 earned

  • Proofreader for 350-word children's picture book

    Sep 2015
    5.00
    Marilyn provided wonderful feedback on our children's-book manuscript in a timely professional manner. We *strongly* recommend her services.
    $40.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Writer for review on Kindle e-Reader and Fire Tablet

    Aug 2015 - Sep 2015
    No feedback given
    $90.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Final editing of the book We Believe The Precious One Is Coming Back

    Jul 2015
    No feedback given

    8 hours

    $17.50 / hr
    $147.70 earned

  • landing page review, improvement & copyediting

    Jun 2015
    5.00
    I've enjoyed working with Marilyn, and I'll most certainly ask her to help me with proofreading again. Fast communication, meticulous editing, great word sense.
    $100.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Proofread a 76,000 word YA Fantasy Novel

    May 2015
    5.00
    Great editor! She went above and beyond what I asked her to do. Can't wait to work with her again.
    $500.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Need an editor who is absolutely meticulous

    Apr 2015 - May 2015
    5.00
    Short and simple.....She's the best editor in Elance. Meticulous, listens, responsive, patient, topnotch work. She should be the poster person for Elance. Hands down. Thank you Marilyn.
    $65.75 earned
    Fixed Price

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Tests

NameScore (out of 5)Time to Complete
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)5.001st Place!6 mins
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)5.001st Place!9 mins
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test4.75Top 10%19 mins
Understanding differences in British and American English Test3.90Top 10%18 mins
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)4.50Top 10%29 mins
U.S. Word Usage Test4.75Top 10%10 mins
U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)4.25Top 10%24 mins
Email Etiquette Certification4.70Top 10%14 mins
English Spelling Test (UK Version)4.90Top 20%6 mins
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