I offer reliable and professional proofreading and copy-editing services
on a freelance basis. I execute these tasks patiently and methodically
with painstaking attention to detail, without making unnecessary corrections.
This service consists of reading proofs to ensure consistency and accuracy
regarding spelling, grammar, punctuation, capitalisation, spacing, page
numbers, headings, indentation and layout, whilst preserving the author's
The copy-editing service involves checking for errors in spelling,
grammar and punctuation, as well as factual errors; imposing consistency
and house style; preparing lists of running heads and queries for the
author and publisher; and ensuring that all elements of the typescript
are present and correct, and that they are clearly identified.
Chamber's English Dictionary (Ninth Edition)
Roget's Thesaurus (150th Anniversary Edition)
The Cambridge Handbook of Copy-editing (Third Edition) by Judith Butcher