Services Offered

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Services Offered 2017-07-01T09:03:36+00:00

 

 

I share my knowledge and skills in a variety of ways:

See below for detailed information about my copyediting services.

 

Copyediting

Depending on your needs, my copyediting services may include the following:

Mechanical Matters

Spelling, punctuation, grammar, and awkward sentences

Spelling, Punctuation, Grammar, and Awkward Sentences

  • Correct spelling, including for words pronounced the same but spelled differently and for foreign words
  • Correct punctuation and grammar, applying judgment to grammar and usage “gray areas”
  • Revise awkward sentences
  • Format lists

Style & Formatting

Hyphenation, capitalization, headings, numbers, citations, and style sheet

Hyphenation, capitalization, headings, numbers, citations, and style sheet

  • Correct hyphenation, capitalization, and headings
  • Consistently apply desired style (numbers, capitalization, typecode, etc.)
  • Apply desired style to citations, reference list, and bibliography
  • Create a style sheet

Content & Structure

Clarity for the reader in terms of word choice, sentence and paragraph structure, style, and voice

Clarity for the reader

  • Revise ineffective sentence structure and word choice
  • Reword sentences for clarity and conciseness
  • Suggest reorganization for best flow of ideas
  • Ensure suitability for target audience (voice, style, jargon, acronyms, etc.)
  • Ensure consistent voice

References, Facts, Tables & Art

Internal consistency, clarity, and accuracy

Internal consistency, clarity, and accuracy

  • Check headers, footers, table of contents, and appendices
  • Check citations against reference lists and bibliographies
  • Check for inaccuracies (if requested) or inconsistencies
  • Check tables and illustrations for consistency and sense

Document Types

I copyedit documents of various lengths and types, including the following (if yours isn’t listed, just ask):

 

Want to improve your writing?

  • Get writing tips
  • Hear about in-person and online writing courses

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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.