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Jan 9, 2017
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Lyrical Press is Seeking Freelance Copy Editors and Proofreaders

Company: Kensington Publishing Corp – Posted by: Brian Scott (Admin) – Preferred job location: Anywhere

Lyrical Press is Seeking Freelance Copy Editors and Proofreaders
Short Job summary: Lyrical Press, an ebook imprint of Kensington Publishing (est. 1974), is seeking Freelance Copy Editors and Freelance Proofreaders to review novella-size and unabridged fiction manuscripts in different genres. Freelancers must be well-versed in CMOS, fact-checking, and using MS-Word to track text corrections. Payment is a project-rate.

Job Description:

Kensington Publishing is seeking experienced freelance copy-editors and proofreaders for Lyrical Press, their e-book original imprint.  Duties will include copy-editing and/or proofreading novella-length and full-length fiction projects in multiple genres, including romances of all kinds, women’s fiction, mysteries and thrillers.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of one year’s experience proofreading and/or copy-editing commercial fiction
  • Proficiency using The Chicago Manual of Style standards
  • Strong fact-checking and research skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word (especially Track Changes Mode), Excel and Google Docs
  • Ability and availability to meet and manage multiple production deadlines and projects

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