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Writing & Translation > Editing & Proofreading

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  • Posted: Mon, Feb 04, 2013
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  • Start: Mon, Feb 11, 2013
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I am looking for an editor to edit a non-fiction manuscript I have written. I am under contract (and getting close to the deadline) with a mid-size publisher and need to move forward with editing relatively quickly.

I think I am a good writer and can find grammar mistakes a mile away in anything I read except for what I write myself. Obviously, I am looking for grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, etc but more importantly I am looking for a developmental editor who can determine if it flows well and help fix it if it doesn't, find if and where I repeated myself, where I have not fully explained a point, where something doesn't make sense, if something sounds out of place, if something needs to be removed, etc.

This is my first book and I have high hopes for it! My book is split in two parts. The first is about careers and the issues that exist within the corporate office work environment and the second part is about self mastery and personal growth. I'd prefer a person who ...

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