You will get a professional editorial eye to strengthen and improve your writing

Merry Y.
Merry Y.

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You will get a professional editorial eye to strengthen and improve your writing

Merry Y.
Merry Y.

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  • Delivery Time 3 days
  • Number of Revisions 1
  • Number of Words 500
    • Grammar & Syntax Review

3 days delivery — Jun 21, 2024
Revisions may occur after this date.
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Project details

Need help with grammar, sentence flow, clarity and style? I am here to help. I'll improve the readability of your writing and make sure your message is clear, snappy and error-free.

I specialize in helping businesses write better. With 8 years of experience as a writer, editor and former full-time managing editor I am fully prepared to take on your project with confidence. A little more about me:

✓ Native English speaker
✓ Bachelor of Arts in English Literature
✓ Published writer
✓ Responsive, communicative and open to feedback
✓ Focused, attentive reader
✓ Professional and prompt

Ready to produce your best content and get the results you want? Let's get to work!
Service Type
Proofread & Edit
What's included
Service Tiers Starter
Delivery Time 3 days 3 days 3 days
Number of Revisions
Number of Words
Grammar & Syntax Review
Content Rewriting
Structural Edit
Print Layout
Optional add-ons You can add these on the next page.
Fast Delivery
+$45 - $145
Additional 100 Words (+ 1 Day)
Fact-Checking (+ 1 Day)
Content Rewriting (+ 1 Day)
Structural Edit (+ 1 Day)
Print Layout (+ 1 Day)

Frequently asked questions

Merry Y.

About Merry

Merry Y.
Creative Services Specialist | Graphic Designer | Writer | Editor
Portland, United States - 1:13 am local time
I’m a creative designer, artist and writer with 20+ years of experience in digital and print media. I have worked in a variety of industries including music, entertainment, B2B, nonprofit, food, travel, home, health, green living and lifestyle. My original designs and illustrations have been featured on hundreds of posters, album covers, T-shirts and other products. I have also written and edited features for National Geographic's The Green Guide, Connecticut Cottages & Gardens, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Transitions Abroad, Santa Barbara News-Press and more.

Is your branding in need of a refresh? Do you need marketing materials to bring in new leads? I'll work with you to create smart design solutions that connect with your audience.

Seeking a snappy writer to create content for your website, blog, publication or email list? I'm here to help. I’ll make sure your message is clear, on brand and engaging.

Services I provide:
• Graphic design for print and digital products (see Graphic Design under "View Profile")
• Writing, editing and proofreading (see Other Editing & Proofreading Services under "View Profile")

What it's like to work with me:
• Responsive, communicative and open to feedback
• Focused and attentive to detail, highly organized
• Self-driven and also comfortable with collaboration
• Quick to adapt to new systems, software and brand styles
• Empathetic to user, customer and client needs
• Professional and prompt

I have decades of experience as a creative professional outside of UpWork.

"Talent, talent, talent! The work is stunning!" — P.M., musician

“The very best. Talented, professional and great people!” —S.H., music festival client

“The best!! Merry created my visual branding - fliers, posters, logo and business cards. I can't say enough great things!” —D.B., entertainment client of 10+ years

Skills and Qualifications:
✓ 10+ years of design experience
✓ 10+ years as a freelance writer and full-time editor
✓ Advanced proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop, XD, InDesign and Acrobat with Premiere video editing, After Effects motion graphics and Figma experience
✓ Highly skilled in print design and prepress and strong understanding of visual and UX/UI design and writing for websites and mobile apps
✓ Deep knowledge of branding, color theory, typography and composition
✓ Comfortable working in many Content Management Systems and website builders
✓ Advanced understanding of English grammar, spelling, punctuation and common style guides
✓ Bachelor of Arts in English Literature

Ready to create something great together? Feel free to contact me.

I look forward to working with you,


Steps for completing your project

After purchasing the project, send requirements so Merry can start the project.

Delivery time starts when Merry receives requirements from you.

Merry works on your project following the steps below.

Revisions may occur after the delivery date.

Edit written content

I will review your content and make trackable changes. I may highlight questionable areas and suggest optional changes you may make at your discretion.

Review the work, release payment, and leave feedback to Merry.