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 Editing is essential.

Spoken language is different from written language so once you've got a transcript, the next step is editing. If you've already written a manuscript draft, an editor can catch mistakes and suggest improvements you never dreamed of! Our experienced staff will help craft your raw material into a work of art. We'll review your document and correct technical mistakes. We'll prioritize crucial streams of thought into a unique experience for your readers.

       Copy Editing:
  • Correcting spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax and word usage while preserving the voice and meaning of the original text
  • Checking for or imposing a consistent style and format
  • Reading for overall clarity and sense on behalf of the prospective audience
  • Querying the appropriate party about apparent errors and inconsistencies
  • Noting permissions needed to publish copyrighted material
  • Cross-checking art, figures, tables, equations and other features for consistency with their mentions in the text
       Copy editing fee is $15 per double-spaced page (~ 250 words) of document submitted, based upon $45 per hour.

       Substantive Editing:
  • Identifying and solving problems of overall clarity or accuracy
  • Reorganizing paragraphs, sections or chapters to improve the order in which the text is presented
  • Writing or rewriting segments of text to improve readability and flow of information
  • Revising any or all aspects of the text to improve its presentation
  • Consulting with others about issues of concern
  • Incorporating responses to queries or suggestions creating a new draft of the document
        Substantive editing fee is $25 per double-spaced page (~ 250 words) of document submitted, based upon $75 per hour.

We're happy to work directly with authors and their publishers. Guidance is also available for self-publishing and print on demand. To get started, please complete the contact form on the home page, and we'll be in touch!
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