- PROOFREADING: spelling, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, pronouns, spacing, verb-tense and basic formatting consistency.
- COPYEDITING: (includes proofreading) eliminate redundant words, adjust sentence and paragraph structure, replace repetitive words with synonyms, and substitute weak words, phrases, and sentences with stronger alternatives while keeping original tone
- EXTENSIVE REWRITING for ESL (English as second language) content
- DATA ENTRY into an Excel spreadsheet. This includes data from a simple text file, RTF document, Word document or clear image.
- FILE CONVERSIONS: Text to PDF, Word to PDF, PDF to Word.
Services offered along with proofreading and editing, but not individually:
- Fiction books: Feedback about characterization, plot, pacing, setting, dialogue, craft, and overall impression.
- Nonfiction books: Feedback about tone, audience, details, logical order, content, format, structure and overall impression.
- Minor formatting: indents, spacing, paragraphs, alignment, font size, bulleted lists
- Advanced formatting: outlines, styles, table of contents, headers, footers, sections.
- Citation formatting
- Related topic and term research, alphabetizing
- Minor fact-checking: names, quotes, media titles
- ENGLISH DOCUMENTS including eBooks, books, novels, manuals, blogs, articles, college essays and reports, letters, speeches, brochures, lists, proposals, emails, poetry.
- Word docs (I use Track Changes)
- OpenOffice files will be converted to Word
- Documents can also be in scanned (legible) written form,
please note when contacting me.
- PowerPoint presentations
- Excel spreadsheets
- ENGLISH WEBSITE CONTENT including text, content in rotating images, pop-up content, link titles, link checking (source code not included).
- Content pasted into Word or OpenOffice doc
- URLs only (additional fee to create Word doc)
I have worked with American English, British English and Australian English and am familiar with their variations.
I do not provide content creation. I DO provide rewriting and rephrasing.
I do not offer ghostwriting or product reviews.
I do not write college papers or complete academic assignments.
–I DO provide extensive essay / thesis / paper editing.
I do not offer website design and creation. I DO provide website content editing.