Brian Kelley

Freelance Editor & Proofreader

Location:Salem, Massachusetts, United States
2 Skills
I'm a wordsmith. The puzzle-like nature of correct grammar and written communication fascinates me and stimulates my brain.

I've been a subcontractor for Red to Black Editing Services ( for just under a year and I've had stellar customer satisfaction during that time.

The details:
-Provides proofreading and editing services for manuscripts including religion to sermon texts, graduate level thesis reports, young adult novels, and travel guides
-Worked in formatting documents to be suitable for printing, utilizing modern style guide formats APA, CMS, and MLA
-Capable editor and content generator, including ad copy, web/html, technical manuals
-Superior editing and proofreading skills; well above average rate of accuracy on first pass
-Editing for appropriate tone, conciseness, and clarity where appropriate
-Organizing and scheduling work effectively and efficiently, capable of multitasking and multiple projects at once
-Verifying others’ work and providing direction, feedback and constructive criticism
-Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe InDesign, and other programs; adapts to new technology quickly
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