My main service is editing eBooks and traditional books, including both nonfiction and fiction. I also offer website editing and academic article proofreading. I have experience working with both American English and British English and am familiar with their variations.
Complete book and eBook editing service includes:
- Nonfiction: Feedback about any issues related to tone, audience, details, logical order, clarity, consistency, structure, transitions and overall impression.
- Fiction: Feedback about any issues related to characterization, plot, pacing, setting, dialogue, transitions, craft, and overall impression.
- Related topic and term research, fact-checking.
- Proofread spelling, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, pronouns, spacing, verb-tense and basic formatting consistency.
- Eliminate redundancy and extraneous words and phrases, adjust sentence and paragraph structure, rewrite run-on sentences, replace overused words with synonyms, and substitute weak words, phrases, and sentences with stronger alternatives while keeping original tone.
- Format indents, spacing, paragraphs, alignment, font size, bulleted lists, styles, table of contents, headers, footers, sections.
- Add relevent front matter: title page, copyright page, dedication, epigraph, contents, foreword, preface, acknowledgements, introduction.
- Write description for book cover or Amazon listing.
Website content editing:
Copyedit and proofread English website content including page text, text in rotating images, pop-up menu and comment text, and link titles (source code – css, html, etc. — not included).
Academic article proofreading:
Proofread English and ESL academic essays, dissertations and articles for spelling, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, pronouns, spacing, and verb-tense. Provide feedback about any citation issues. (Copyediting is NOT provided for academic content as this would violate standard policies regarding academic integrity and collaboration)
Services NOT provided:
content creation, ghostwriting, product review writing, college paper writing, academic assignment completion, website design, website creation