Shelsea Stone

Freelance Editor & Proofreader

1899
Location:Provo, Utah, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/shelseastone
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2 Skills
$15
Rate/Hr
Shelsea Stone
namikosan@gmail.com

Experience:

Enrollment and Service Support Representative with Middlebury Interactive Languages, August 2009—
• provided editorial revisions for various email blasts and marketing documents
• edited online world language courses—correcting grammar, spelling, and punctuation, and improving instructional clarity and consistency
• edited a version of the Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy website (http://mmla.middlebury.edu), correcting spelling, grammar, and content errors

Copyeditor at The Western North American Naturalist, June 2009—August 2010
• edited over 80 manuscripts for 5 issues of the academic natural history journal
• assisted in proofreading, fact checking, and ensuring adherence to journal style
• worked independently with little supervision
• created an editing reference for use by future student workers
• represented the journal at the Council of Science Editors 2010 annual meeting with an
original research project and poster (“A Corpus-Based Evaluation of Usage Advice from the CSE and Chicago Style Manuals”)

Intern with the Neal A. Maxwell Institute (FARMS), June 2007—September 2007
• successfully managed a project to complete the source checking of over 500 sources for
Legal Cases in the Book of Mormon, by John W. Welch
• completed a substantive edit of the first two chapters of John W. Welch’s book
• edited and checked facts, spellings, and capitalizations for articles to be published in The
FARMS Reviews
• completed a substantive edit of several installments of Analysis of Textual Variants of the
Book of Mormon volume 4, by Royal Skousen
• proofread the Journal of Book of Mormon Studies volume 15, issue 2

BYU Studies intern, Winter 2007
• completed a substantive edit of an article for Art, Belief, Meaning vol 2
• submitted edit of the article several weeks before tentative deadline

Editorial staff member with Inscape (BYU Creative Writing Student Journal), Winter 2006
• worked with fellow staff members to review and edit submissions


Skills:
Writing, multi-tasking, working independently, and coordinating with others at remote locations
Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, InDesign
Chicago Manual of Style, CSE Manual, quick learner of other styles

Education and Background:
BYU Honors Graduate, Summa *** Laude, August 2010
B.A. in English, minor in editing

Relevant Undergraduate Courses:
Internet Publishing, Advanced Editing courses, Print Design and Publishing, Writing for Publication
Outstanding Service Award as Editorial Assistant with the Western North American Naturalist,
August 2010
Skills (2) Rating
Editing
Proofreading