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Editor and proofreader for non-fiction book
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  • Posted: Thu, Sep 06, 2012
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I need an experienced copy editor and proofreader for a non-fiction book in the self-help category. Must be experienced and highly skilled in picking up spelling, grammatical and punctuation errors, rewriting clunky sentences, ensuring copy flows and is clear and concise.

PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE JOB DESCRIPTION BELOW BEFORE MAKING YOUR BID:

The final chapter is being rewritten and will be available in around 3 weeks' time, but the other 9, plus preface are ready now (we will create a milestone for the first 9 and preface, then a final milestone). Total word count including final chapter is around 65,000 words.

The author (a clinical hypnotherapist and psychotherapist) is dyslexic and while she has used the grammar and spellcheck in Word, there are a LOT of spelling errors to pick up, as well as punctuation, grammar, flow and fact checking (not much) required.

At the moment it is still being decided whether to self-publish as a print-on-demand book and ebook, or to pitch to a main...

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