Copyediting & Proofreading
From line editing to proofreading, I can help prepare your manuscript for publication. I have experience editing fiction (adult and children’s) and nonfiction. I’ve edited nonfiction books on the following topics: gardening, history, parenting, animals, sports, business, culinary, and crafts, just to name a few. Let me help you. Contact me at 719-494-6674.
There are different levels of editing based on how refined the text is and the author’s expectations.
In copyediting, the editor:
Proofreading involves reading the final draft to make sure all errors have been eliminated. It mainly involves looking for errors or omissions, not improving the writing style or tone.
Proofreading may include some copyediting tasks, if needed.
If your work is already polished and only needs a quick read for minor errors, my proofreading service is your best choice.
If your work needs more help than copyediting or proofreading, your manuscript may need line editing. In line editing your work will be polished and reworked to improve the clarity and flow. Facts are checked and corrected, sections may be rearranged, and subheads and chapter titles may be rewritten.
Line editing includes everything that comes with basic copyediting plus:
If you need a more in-depth review of your work, you may need my developmental editing service.