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If the client supplies a sample of work for me to base my quotation on but the complete text is of a much poorer standard, I may either adjust the quote accordingly or decline the work. After the project is completed: All clients are required to fill in a sign-off form. The client is required to ask beforehand if he or she would like to acknowledge my services in their work. Unauthorised use of my name or services in any text is prohibited.

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Necessary when your manuscript has extensive issues with English grammar, clarity, or comprehension. Read our full description here. All-Inclusive content editing, supplemental rewrites, plus a professional manuscript critique ensures your success! Your best investment in your writing. Recommended for analysis and restructuring of your manuscript when you need extensive feedback and coaching assistance.

Necessary when you want help beyond organizing and presenting your ideas, need assistance with the English language, and desire an extensive assessment. Basic Copy Editing is your final edit with no planned revisions before formatting, proofreading, and publishing.

Recommended for confident writers prepared to format with no major changes and for researchers prepared to submit for approval or peer review. Level 1 — Copy Editing includes checking your grammar, spelling, and punctuation for accuracy; ensuring consistency in your writing, word choices, style, and compositional spacing; and eliminating jargon and repetitious words. All professional editing services are customized to your unique writing needs: Fiction, Nonfiction, or Academic Research.

Copy editing is provided by experienced professional copy editors specializing in your genre and writing style. Get a free professional editing sample and evaluation of your specific needs, plus compare affordable editing services rates!

Standard Line Editing is the industry standard most recommended by agents and university professors prior to submission for application and review. Level 2 — Line Editing includes all Level 1 — Basic Copy Editing services correcting spelling, grammar, punctuation, word usage; eliminating jargon and repetition; ensuring style consistency; and adjusting compositional spacing PLUS checking for subject-verb agreement, correcting sentence structure, and including transitional phrasing as appropriate.

Your professional line editor also improves the continuity and flow of your writing and support statements. Additionally, your corrections are supported by additional remarks and feedback throughout your manuscript. Line editing is provided by experienced professional line editors specializing in your genre and writing style. Choose content editing prior to peer review or public distribution as it is comprehensive. Content editing is also highly recommended for first-time authors, non-native English writers, and as an academic editing service.

Necessary for manuscripts requiring extensive corrections of English grammar, clarity, or comprehension. Level 3 — Premium Content Editing includes copy and line editing Levels 1 and 2 by correcting spelling, grammar, and punctuation; evaluating word choice; eliminating jargon and repetition; ensuring style consistency; revising inappropriate verb tenses; and inserting transitional phrasing.

Your professional editor ensures that you deliver the best quality writing, research, and product possible to your audience. We analyze the big picture of your overall presentation.

Content editing is provided by experienced professional content editors specializing in your genre and writing style. Recommended for clients who need lots of feedback and support. Are you a proofreader? I was very pleased that the agency took into consideration the urgency of my request. The proofreading was done in quite a short period of time, and the quality absolutely satisfied me. Thank you so much for your improvements. Your work is excellent and so reliable as a Rolex watch.

Very pleased with the changes suggested by the proofreader, who has performed a very thorough job. I Roulson Ottery St Mary. All committed delivery dates were adhered to; in fact deliveries were received before the committed date which was very good. I think that the work done was excellent and far better than the proofreading done by other publishers. I thought you were very thorough and picked up on lots of small things that had passed me by!

The work you carried out was very accurate and efficient.

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Copy-editing and proofreading services Get your manuscript copy-edited by a professional editor Copy-editing is the process of going through your manuscript to eliminate sentence errors (such as spelling mistakes, punctuation errors and typos).

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Publishers may be interested in the copy-editing service which involves ensuring that all elements of the manuscript are present and correct, and that they are clearly identified. I can mark up the manuscript using the British Standards Institute (BSI) symbols at both copy-editing and proofreading stage.

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Professional English editing and proofreading services available 24/7. Proofreading Services | Editing Services | Scribendi 1 Toggle navigation. Home Editing and Proofreading Services (current) English as a Second Language or ebook. I need editing, copy editing, proofreading, a critique of my work, or a query package. Our copy editing service is provided by experienced professional copy editors specializing in your specific genre and writing style. Get Started When Do I Need Copy Editing?

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Professional and friendly proofreading services from Kate Haigh: PTC-qualified, highly experienced and respected proofreader from the UK. An Advanced Professional Member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders with over 8 years' experience as a proofreader and copy-editor. Copy-editing involves correcting your manuscript to eliminate errors, such as spelling mistakes, punctuation errors and typos. The service is essential if you are planning to self-publish. It may also be important if you are a non-native speaker of English, if you are dyslexic, or otherwise worry about the polish of your final manuscript.