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"David was a total professional and did everything I asked and more. The edits were on time and made the book better. That is saying something! I will definitely work with David on my next book." drubio “We had the best experience with David, and we will hire him for future projects. He exceeded our expectations. He’s an amazing editor and writer." JeridooUniverse ([login to view URL] [shameless plug]) Hello! My name is David, and I have extensive experience editing and proofreading text in both corporate and literary environments; published and unpublished work. Words must be used judiciously. I honed my skills with the written word; proofreading/editing/creating personal, business, academic, and marketing text as a Preferred Freelancer. I'll edit a segment of your document for your review, gratis. Dissertations, university applications, novels, eulogies, letters of recommendation, charitable fund requests are all in my domain. I promise my best effort. Thank you.
$25 USD/hr
73 reviews
  • 96%Jobs Completed
  • 97%On Budget
  • 98%On Time
  • 11%Repeat Hire Rate


Recent Reviews

  • image of Mark M. Book editor $400.00 SGD

    “David was fantastic to work with and was excellent editor for my book.”

  • image of Massimo I. Project for David S. -- 3 $125.00 USD

    “great, very accurate”

  • image of Lumin J. Project for David S. -- 19/04/02 03:24:23 $30.00 CAD

    “David is fantastic. He has his own standard for work and beyond my expectation. His is really fast with high quality and capable to work under an urgent deadline. Definitely willing to hire him again.”

  • image of Petr H. Proofreading of English texts $100.00 USD

    “Extraordinary, beautiful work. Pleasure to cooperate with this man. Thanks!”

  • image of Ronaldo L. Proofreading/editing an academic article $55.00 USD

    “He did a great job!”

  • image of Victor L. 1222 - English Proofreader $25.00 USD

    “Exceptional English proofreader! Very meticulous and detail-oriented. Looking forward to our next project together.”


Financial Advisor

Jun 2004 - Sep 2016 (12 years)

Licensed Financial Advisor.

ISO Auditor/Project Manager

Jan 1991 - Jun 2004 (13 years)

As a contracted consultant, headed certification projects for numerous Tier-1 automotive suppliers. Projects included ISO-9001, QS-9000, ISO-14000 (Environmental standard)

Technical Proofreader/Editor

Oct 1983 - Oct 1990 (7 years)

Proofreading and editing technical manuals for use by non-technical end users of products. Generated marketing text with same purpose; making difficult things seem simple.


Bachelor, Business Administration

1980 - 1983 (3 years)


Series 7/66 FINRA Financial Representative/Investment Advisor (2004)




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  • US English Level 3
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  • UK English 1
  • Numeracy 1
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  • Academic Writing 2
  • UK English 2


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