Kim Daly, MA | EditFast
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Editor, Copy Editor, and Proofreading services available for medical manuscripts, novels, short stories,screenplays, magazine articles, academic papers and arti

Editing Rates

Rate Per PageUS $5.83
Rate Per WordUS $0.02
Rate Per HourUS $58.33
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 88% 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 nameKim
Country United States
City Haverstraw
Education degree MA
Major specialization English
Second specialization Languages
First language English
Areas of specialization Not selected

Work experience

Present Occupation: Freelance Editor
Editing Experience in Years: 3.5

Mathematical Geosciences Montreal, QC
Copyeditor January 2009-June 2010
-Copyedited manuscripts for Engineering Mining journal published by Springer Science+Business Media
-Acted as liaison between writers and editorial department
-Updated and maintained journal website

McGill University English Department Montreal, QC
Research Assistant September 2009-December 2009
-Prepared materials for WebCT, teaching dossier
-Assisted in development of Bibliography for Screen Dance project

The Curry Rockefeller Group, LLC Tarrytown, NY
Editorial Assistant November 2007-August 2008
-Proofed medical posters presented worldwide at top medical congresses
-Proofed manuscripts submitted to top medical journals
-Wrote and copyedited bios for medical industry leaders
-Acquired copyright permissions for various projects
-Maintained extensive reference libraries
-Acted as reference liaison to writers and industry professionals
-Scheduled meetings, handled various administrative functions for editorial team

Westchester Arts Council White Plains, NY
Freelance Writer March 2007-August 2008
- Conducted interviews with local artists and artistic directors
- Wrote feature articles for monthly publication, Arts News

The Journal News (Gannett) White Plains, NY
Editorial Assistant November 2006-November 2007
- Edited and rewrote press releases and fan forums
- Processed expense reports for freelance and staff writers
- Handled administrative functions for various departments
- Prepared budgets for editorial meetings
- Promoted to Editorial Assistant from Input Typist
- Responsible for proofreading spelling and grammar during input (as input typist)
- Proofed page, ensuring quality for both print and web publication (as input typist)


McGill University Montreal, QC
Master of Arts October 2010
GPA: 3.6 Major: English Literature, Cultural Studies

Purchase College, SUNY Purchase, NY
Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude May 2006
GPA: 3.88 Major: Literature; Minor: French


Computer: Proficient in Microsoft Word, Track Changes, Excel, Outlook, Entourage, QuarkExpress, Quickwire, LaTEX . Familiar with PC and Mac. Efficient in online research and database research.
Language: Intermediate French
Styles: Proficient in AMA, AP, MLA, and Chicago. Knowledge of standard proofreading symbols.

Computer experience

Microsoft Word, Excel, Track Changes

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