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@MarayaLK
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Member since February 28, 2015
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MarayaLK

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I like to play with words - make sure they're creative, informative and comfortable with where they're standing in relation to one another. I'm a stickler when it comes to proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation so you can rely on my fresh pair of eyes and my sharpened pencil. I respect good communication and do what I say I'm going to do. I'm a published author, writing coach and teacher. I teach creative writing to adults and children. I also teach editing. I understand how a story should be structured, how characters develop and the importance of good dialogue. I know how to format for various forms of publication. I'm also a visual artist with a keen eye for aesthetics. Yo hablo español también. I've worked with poetry, short story, children's books, scripts, personal essay/memoir, travel stories, blogging on Wordpress, informational articles, and novels. I look forward to making your story shine!
$20 USD/hr
40 reviews
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  • 25%Repeat Hire Rate

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Recent Reviews

  • image of rlewis18 Type my manuscript $30.00 CAD

    “Very honest and knowledgeable”

  • image of vw1266173vw Editor of children's story $30.00 USD

    “Maraya was amazing!!! Realy appreciate her attention to detail and how she patiently wanted to work out any issues with​ me, without trying to hurry me on. Would definitely recommend her.”

  • image of saneilsuri Project for Maraya L. $15.00 USD

    “Gave me honest feedback on a piece of work. Very diligent with lots of expertise.”

  • image of saneilsuri Edit a Children's story $60.00 USD

    “She was extremely fast, a great communicator, and very professional. Had alot of expertise editing my Children's story.”

  • image of kimberlyhall1203 Project for Maraya L. $25.00 USD

    “Very professional, delivered very quickly and great work.”

  • image of Joanne S. Project for Maraya L. $12.00 CAD

    “Quick to get back to me and very reliable.”

Education

BFA Art Education, BA Psychology

1983 - 1994 (11 years)

Certifications

  • US English Level 1
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  • US English Level 2
    95%
  • US English Level 3
    90%

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