Proofreading

This is the final step before sending your baby off to the printer-and the world. A proofreader will take their fine-tooth comb and make sure everything is as perfect as it can be before you publish. Proofreaders review for grammar, spelling, and punctuation mistakes. But, we usually do not recast your sentences or make many suggestions about rewording. We also check your layout and make sure there are no issues with the pagination, font sizing, and the like. We also ensure that copy-edits have been carried over to the final document. We do this by comparing the last edit to the galleys.

By the time your formatted document gets to me, you should have had a professional edit performed. This way, I can start with a manuscript that is clean and ready to publish.

I can proofread anything except legal and medical transcripts. I most enjoy fantasy, technical, Christian writing, and novels. Let me know what you have, and we can talk about it.

My rates are driven by a lot of factors. Mostly it depends on turnaround time and the complexity of the subject. If it turns out that your text doesn’t seem ready for a proofreader, I'll let you know after I have reviewed a section your document.

On Average, I charge $0.01 per word.

I can easily work with Google Docs or Microsoft Word. If you use different software than these, please let me know.

Here's the process:

  1. I receive the document

  2. I read the document and find the errors (punctuation, spelling, typos, double words, verb tense, etc.)

  3. I mark the errors

  4. I return the document

Send me a note on my contact page and we can talk about getting your project up to the next level.

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA

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