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Editing a novel
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Writing & Translation > Editing & Proofreading

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  • Posted: Thu, Jun 28, 2012
  • Time Left: Closed
  • Location: United Kingdom
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  • Budget: $1,000 - $5,000
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This is private work, not allied to any business.

I need someone with provable experience in editing lengthy works to cut approximately 10,000 words from a novel.

Job description:
The current work is 140,000 words but divided into two halves. The first half needs copy editing and the second half just needs proof reading.

I have been through it so many times now I can no longer see the wood for the trees, but the first half needs to be tightened up. It is a fairly self-explanatory job for someone who has read the book.

Type and topic of document:
Full length - and then some - novel.
Total word count:
140,000

Type of review:
Editing (deep line editing for syntax)


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