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PostSubject: Scribbles has an experienced editor   October 8th 2008, 6:55 pm

I can help you with your project large and small. I've editted books that went to be published and many magazine articles. I have been published also in magazines: Hanna Grupa, which is a magazine based out of India and goes to 200 countries, also Twisted Dreams is publishing my poetry in Feburary.

Now is a good time to put your name on my projct list, I just finished two novellas and am iching to do more.

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PostSubject: Re: Scribbles has an experienced editor   October 9th 2008, 9:35 am

Welcome! Glad to have you!

Hope to see you around a bit and so far from what I have seen you have some very good stuff.
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PostSubject: Re: Scribbles has an experienced editor   October 13th 2008, 2:42 am

Welcome on board then! does that mean you're going to turn upside down all the writing here? if so... that's good!
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PostSubject: Re: Scribbles has an experienced editor   October 18th 2008, 8:20 pm

Do you have some type of word count or some other type of price chart for amateur authors willing to give you a try as their editor?

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PostSubject: Re: Scribbles has an experienced editor   October 19th 2008, 10:53 pm

Thanks for asking. I am really easy do work with, please look me up at myspace.com/thadd01 or uncommontongue@yahoo.com and I'll definately get to work on your stuff. Thanks again.
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