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Copy editing for a non fiction book
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  • Posted: Sat, Jun 16, 2012
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Hopeless engineer needs copy editing for his book.

Needing light substantive or structural editing. I'm not seeking this rewritten.
I'm needing editing for grammar, content, and style. Maybe chapter re-organizational changes to make the book flow better.

I'm not picky. If you use the Chicago Manual of Style or not, so long as you are consistent.

This RFP is requesting 3 iterations of editing. My last book only needed 2, but I'm hedging my bet.

This is my third book. I've already gone through this goat roping twice before and know the value of a good copy editor.

The book is currently finished and I'm cleaning up the content and trying to decide on the heading hierarchy that makes the most sense.

The subject of the book is how to do proper research for metal detecting hobbyists. ie. The guys who hunt for coins on the beach or in the park.

The audience demographic will predominately be a 50-65 year old male, blue collar worker. Tolstoy and Goethe will not be found on the...

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English Proofreading, Editing
Job ID: 31282557
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