Rochelle Zappia

Freelance Editor & Proofreader

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I have color highlighted this student's spelling and punctuation errors and corrected his or her usage and sentence structure. I have also written comments pointing out strengths and suggesting ways to improve writing and develop content.
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In this editing sample, I used the Track Changes feature of MS Word 2003 to revise a write-up of a Chicago Women in Publishing event. I tried to tighten the writer's prose without changing her meaning or losing her distinctive voice.
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This article shows how the first Amelia Bedelia book may help young readers (and their parents) develop more accommodating attitudes toward future coworkers with disabilities.
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This article on the unabridged Les Miserables discusses how Jean Valjean atones for his crime of robbing forty sous from a ten-year-old chimney sweep.
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This article describes Write2Win, a nonprofit program in which professional editors and writers edit rough drafts of students' writing assignments via email.
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Editing
Proofreading
About Me:
Rochelle Zappia
7300 Dixon Street 708-771-2285
Forest Park, IL 60130 rochellezappia@yahoo.com

CAREER SUMMARY
Thorough, creative publishing professional with exceptional awareness of grammatical correctness, semantic clarity, and content appropriateness. Clear, informative, reader-friendly writing style. Expertise in English and American literature; knowledge of books and articles from all genres, dealing with all topics. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

EXPERIENCE

SUITE101.COM, Vancouver, BC, Can. 9/2010-Present
Article Writer (Freelance)
Write 400-1000 word informational articles on a variety of topics

WRITE2WIN, Glenview, IL 12/2009-Present
Editor of Student Compositions (Freelance)
• Improved middle and high school students’ writing test scores 10...
Location
Forest Park, Illinois, United States