Eric J. Reeder

Freelance Editor & Writer

1981
Location:North Carolina, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/ericjreeder
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ERIC JASON REEDER

ejreeder@yahoo.com

PERSONAL SUMMARY STATEMENT
I am a meticulous, flexible, and creative editor and proofreader who has the ability to perfect and critique clients’ written work in a large variety of genres, formats, subject areas, and style guides.

ONLINE EDITING EXPERIENCE
Editor
EditAvenue.com, FirstEditing.com, various clients – 2010-present

ACADEMIC EDITING –
Academic Documents: Research Papers, Research Reports for Publication and Presentation, Essays, Speeches, Admissions Application Essays, Presentations, Dissertations, Theses
Style Guides: MLA, APA, Chicago, ACM, AP, CSE, Harvard
Subject Areas: Psychology, Sociology, Education, English, History, Computer Technology, Business,
Economics, Political Science, Criminal Justice, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Education, Biology

BOOK EDITING –
Fiction – Novels/Novellas: – Genres: Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Religious, Multicultural, Action, Suspense, Personal Discovery, Drama, Science Fiction
Other Fiction Categories: Short Story, Children’s Books, Poetry
Nonfiction Books: – Genres: Self-Help, Autobiography, Education, Religion, History, Philosophy, Cookbooks
Query Letters, Book Jacket Covers, Synopses, Manuscript Formatting, Critiques, Press Releases, Consultation, Indexing, Writing and Publishing Editing-Related Blogs

OTHER –
Types of English: American English, British English, Australian English, English as a Second Language (ESL)
Business: Marketing, Advertising, Management, Customer Service, Grant Proposal, Public Relations, Newsletter, Memorandum
Job/School Application: Resume, Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter
Article Types: Journal Article, Newspaper Article, Magazine Article
Website Editing: Blogs, Articles, Content
Personal Letters
Levels of Editing: Proofreading, Copyediting, Content Editing, Technical Editing, Developmental Editing

TEACHING/EDITING EXPERIENCE
English/Language Arts Teacher
Public Schools of North Carolina – 1998-2010
-Taught 8th grade Language Arts, English I, English I Honors, English II, English II
Honors, English III, English IV, English IV Honors, Practical English, Strategic Reading,
Study Skills, Freshman Seminar, and Sophomore Seminar
-Provided after-school writing and reading tutoring for the English department
-Served as school news coordinator (responsible for publishing both our school’s quarterly newsletter and for publishing school news in Davie County Enterprise)
-Earned highest end-of-course exam scores for English I in Davie County Schools for
2007-2008 school year with 96% of 53 students earning a level 3 (at grade level) or level
4 (above grade level); 100% of 54 students taking the exam in 2008-2009 school year earned a level 3 or 4
-Earned highest 10th grade N.C. writing test scores in Davie County Schools for 2008-2009 school year, with 91% of 44 students scoring at or above grade level
-Developed curriculum for and tutored students who had not yet passed the Accuplacer
(online reading/writing community college placement test)
-Used school website to deliver instruction in English I Honors and English II Honors, including the use of Microsoft Word track changes feature to edit and revise student essays
-Conducted one-on-one writing conferences with students to help them improve their writing skills

PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS
-Published articles and submitted school news to local newspaper – Davie
County Enterprise – 2007-2010
-Presented seminar on “Best Practices for Integrating Current Events and Leadership
Skills into Classroom Instruction: Having Students Write Meaningful Letters to the Editor and to Authors with a Social Justice Orientation” at the North Carolina Policy Summit on the Civic
Mission of Schools - Raleigh, NC - 2003
-Proofread manuscripts for National Association of Secondary School Principals’ Bulletin as an educational practitioner – 2002-2004
-Published column about positive student news in newspaper, The Dispatch – 2001

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIP
American Copy Editors Society

EDUCATION
Master of School Administration degree – 2003
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Bachelor of Arts degree in English/Secondary Education – 1997
Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
Skills (2) Rating
Editing
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