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Darrin's Profile

The Web page of Web master, writer and editor, Darrin Koltow

Editing Rates

Rate Per PageUS $6.67
Rate Per WordUS $0.02
Rate Per HourUS $33.33
these rates are not set in stone and are only an average for this editor. The actual rate applicable to your document will depend on the depth of the edit, the quality of the writing, the topic matter, the proximity of the deadline, the length of the document and several other factors.


Editor's LevelGold Star Level Editor Scored 97% on editing test.
Diamond Star Level Editor Test score 100% .
Gold Star Level Editor Test score 85% or higher.
Silver Star Level Editor Test score 70% to 84%.
Bronze Star Level Editor Test score less than 70%.
First nameDarrin
Country United States
City Orlando
Education degree BA
Major specialization Computer Science
Second specialization Sociology
First language English
Areas of specialization Not selected

Work experience

Web master, MaximumMusician.com, 2002-Present

+ Conceived, designed and built popular Web site for guitarists
+ Wrote digital guides (ebooks) teaching guitar skills
+ Composed and arranged music to illustrate musical concepts
+ Partnered with related Web sites to promote complimentary music products
+ Applied self-taught guitar skills to write nearly all content for Web site
+ Programmed interactive content, including Play by Ear Piano
+ Wrote and published the 2,000+-subscriber Guitar Study newsletter
+ Provided ongoing support for site visitors and content buyers

Writer, GuitarNoise.com, 2005-Present

Write biweekly column for top-ranked GuitarNoise.com

Itinerant guitar teacher, Orlando, FL, 2008-2009

+ Taught new and experienced players music theory, technique, ear training, notation literacy and songs
+ Arranged songs tailored to skill and interest of individual students

Freelance writer, 2007

Wrote “Give Thanks: It’s Good for You,” published in the Washington Post, 11/2007

~~ Education ~~

Fiction writing class, UCLA Extension, 3/08-5/08, grade: A

B.A., Sociology and Computer Science, Rutgers University, NJ, class of 1990

Computer experience

MS Word, Open Office suite

Computer experience: facility in MS Word; programming interactive content; speadsheet operations and more.

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