WRITING and EDITING SERVICES
I am pleased to offer freelance writing and editing services for various styles and content needs. My rates are within industry standard as suggested by the Editorial Freelancers Association. Included below are brief descriptions of editing categories.
Developmental Editing- Assistance in developing manuscript or script ideas from an initial concept, outline, or first draft.
Substantive Editing- Identify and provide solutions for issues of clarity or accuracy in story, information, or details. Could include specific or suggested rewrites or restructuring of existing text.
Proofreading- Comparing manuscript or script stages, checking for design, layout, and typographical errors, sending queries that note errors and inconsistencies.
Copyediting- Correcting grammar, punctuation, syntax, creating or adhering to style sheets for project language, sending queries that note errors and inconsistencies.
Beta Reading- Generally used as pre-submission editing for reading a manuscript or script to give general feedback on plot, continuity, and grammar issues without editing structure or text. Rates for Beta Reading are $100.00 for a story of 50,000 words or less, and $50.00 for every 25,000 words increment thereafter.
I’m a writer and editor with an honors degree from Clark College, editing certification from the University of Washington, and undergraduate education in English Literature and Theater Arts from Seattle Pacific University. Throughout my career I’ve acquired extensive experience working with film scripts and related character development, working in diverse professional environments and in challenging, multi-tasking situations that require confident personal and project management.
Writing- manuscripts, scripts, essays, articles, newsletters, web content, advertising content, business correspondance
Editing- manuscripts, scripts, short stories, newsletters, web content, advertising content, thesis papers
Proficiency with Chicago, AP, and MLA publishing styles
Public relations experience working for and with diverse and high profile clientele
Personal and employee management
Project management and team collaboration
Mac and PC, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, photography, remote work experience
WRITING AND EDITING CLIENTS
Art Wizards – Northwest Art Classes For Kids (work also included web design consultant)
Club Biella at the Marriot
Federal Way School District
Kent School District
Schick Shadel Hospital
FREELANCE WRITING AND BOOKS
Nationally noted Inspirational Stories columnist for Examiner.com
For book information please visit the Nadia Riell Books link on the sidebar
FILM, TELEVISION, ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA, and THEATER EXPERIENCE
Film and Television Stylist
ABC Television Network- Rose Red
Comcast Spotlight- various television projects
Citadel Entertainment / NBC Enterprises- Pandora’s Clock
Disney / Touchstone Pictures- Ten Things About You
Hollywood Pictures- Prefontaine
Microsoft- various projects
Paramount Pictures- Snow Falling on Cedars
Shadowcatcher Entertainment- Smoke Signals, award winner at Sundance Film Festival
Twentieth Century Fox- Men of Honor
Public Relations Stylist
Terry Hines and Assoc.-Seattle, WA and Janet Wainwright Public Relations – Seattle, WA
Clients included: Disney, DreamWorks, Miramax, Paramount, Sony Pictures Classics
Personalities worked with included: Joan Allen, Adam Beach, Irene Bedard, Edward Burns, Sophia Coppola, Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Danny Glover, Jake Gyllenhall, Famke Janssen, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jet Li, Joely Richardson
Traveler in the Dark by Marsha Norman. Director and producer of top reviewed Seattle Fringe Festival Production.
For more about my experience, please visit the About page.