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Grey Drane

Grey Drane - Editor

Red Bluff, CA, United States

Translator of Italian, writer of words, editor of yours, wood chopper, water carrier, and a perpetual work in progress...

Overview

I'm a freelance wordsmith, including writing, editing and editorial translating (Italian to English). I have been a professional translator for nearly fifteen years and have developed the keen eye of an editor and proofreader as a direct result of this experience.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Comics & Graphic Novels Fantasy Science Fiction Short Story
Non-Fiction
Business & Management Computers & Internet Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Economics Technology

Work experience

Fiction Editor

daCunha.global
October, 2015 – Present (over 1 year)

daCunha.global is a creative publishing initiative that enables subscribers to discover and enjoy exclusive writing and creativity any time, anywhere. The editorial team is made up of creative and business professionals, whose aim is to support talent, difference and diversity, introducing new voices and ideas.

Cross-market Wordsmith

Self-employed
August, 2015 – Present (almost 2 years)

Services include content writing, editing and editorial translating (Italian to English)

Independent Translator & Editor

Self-employed
July, 2001 – July, 2015 (about 14 years)

Translation, proofreading and editing of texts from Italian into English. Fields of specialization: finance, economics, technology, energy industry, marketing, and corporate content

Portfolio (1 selected work)

Bloody Mary Blues

Federico Negri

A cocktail in a dystopian future. A glimpse of unexpected excitement in the midst of a dark, desperate situation. Fully illustrated book, that will make you read for five minutes and dream forever. "I was just about dying of thirst. A thirst for that cocktail she had just finished making, but also for those sinewy legs, sparkling under a delicate patina of sweat, her hips swaying elegantly bef... read more

A cocktail in a dystopian future. A glimpse of unexpected excitement in the midst of a dark, desperate situation. Fully illustrated book, that will make you read for five minutes and dream forever. "I was just about dying of thirst. A thirst for that cocktail she had just finished making, but also for those sinewy legs, sparkling under a delicate patina of sweat, her hips swaying elegantly bef... read more

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