Editing and Proofreading

Proofreading

Available at 0.002 per word.

Ready to hit publish? Why not have one last quick read to make sure no bloopers have missed your careful attention?

Final read-through including checks for:

  • Spelling and capitalization errors
  • Typos
  • Punctuation errors
  • Incorrect homophones
  • Incorrect contractions
  • Consistency in verbs
  • Consistency in POV
  • Paragraph formatting

All corrections provided via Track Changes in Word.

Copy-editing

Available at 0.003 per word.

More in-depth than proofreading, this service will provide a deeper, overall consideration of your plot’s structure and flow.

Read-through including checks for:

  • Spelling and capitalization errors
  • Typos
  • Punctuation errors
  • Incorrect homophones
  • Incorrect contractions
  • Consistency in verbs
  • Consistency in POV
  • Paragraph formatting
  • Consistency in plot details
  • Repetitions and redundancies

All corrections provided via Track Changes in Word.

I have been a freelance copy-editor and proofreader since November 2013. My services are primarily provided to five small publishers, covering lengths from short erotica novellas to epic fantasy novels. When I read for pleasure, romantic suspense is my preference, but as I’ve discovered time and time again, genre doesn’t dictate a great story—an excellent plot does. I am comfortable to work with all genres except horror. I have experience with and welcome all sub-genres of romance, mysteries, thrillers, sci-fi, fantasy, adventures, mainstream fiction, memoirs, and even some non-fiction.

I follow guidelines set forth by the Chicago Manual of Style. For American (non-Queen’s English) works, I refer to Merriam Webster for spelling. While some writing styles, authors’ unique voices, and figures of speech can be interpreted differently according to many preferences, habits, and biases, my goal in helping you is rather simple: present a story everyone can follow.

Payments are expected via PayPal. To ensure your place in my schedule, I ask for a partial down payment prior to beginning edits or proofs. Full payment expected after work is returned to you.

Any questions? Comments? Feel free to email me at audrey.bobak@gmail.com for more information.