Samantha P.

Samantha P.

Detailed Copy Editor, Proofreader and Manuscript Book Editor

Ottawa, Canada

$30.00/hr

(4.56)

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Samantha P.
Overview

I have a strong 20-year professional & freelance editing career in the publishing industry in Canada, the United States and the UK, full of diverse copy editing (for print & web) & print graphic design experience, in magazines & newspapers. In addition, I edit book manuscripts, articles and web content.

I am quite knowledgeable in American English, UK English and Canadian English (spellings).

I am looking to secure (ideally) an ongoing freelancing/part-time position in the copy editing/proofre…

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Work History & Feedback

Proofreading my novel

Fixed Price $184
“Samantha is a very detailed editor. She caught many mistakes and made great suggestions that improved my novel. I will definitely use her skills again. Highly recommended!”

5.00

Proofreader/editor for book on home finances

12 hrs @ $24.44/hr
Earned $285
“Sam is the really professional and skilled Editor, who helped me a lot with my first book. Leo Ostapiv.”

4.35

Proofread my novel

Fixed Price $168
“Samantha did a wonderful job proofing my novel, and I will definitely use her skills again. She has a keen eye for detail and made many excellent suggestions.Highly recommended.Roger Carrier”

5.00

Proofreader/Editor wanted

Fixed Price $15
“While Samantha has all the skills I needed, we couldn't find a match in our work schedule, so I decided to end the contract.”

4.10

Article Editor

Fixed Price $96
“Samantha is a joy to work with, and very good at remaining in communication.”

4.65

UK eCommerce Editor/Project Manager

3 hrs
“Thank you for your participation in this project!”

5.00

Tests Taken
Name Percentile Score

English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)

96

English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)

79

Microsoft Word 2010 Test

91

Office Skills Test

91

U.S. English Basic Skills Test

96

U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (AP Style)

91

U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test

90

UK English Basic Skills Test

98

oDesk Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Company Managers

Passed