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Preliminary Copy-edit, Proofread, Scrub, Clean-Up Homeland Security Report
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  • Posted: Tue, Apr 17, 2012
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I need a QUICK and IMMEDIATE Copy-edit / Proofread / Scrub / Clean-Up of a 50 page technical national security report.

This needs to be done NOW and needs to be done within 3 hours.

I realize that this is not ideal to do a terrific job, but its all the time I have on this quick turn around request by my client.

This would just be a Phase I edit. As the updated / additional content is added, another deeper scrub will need to be done.

Also, remove any colloquial or first person expressions.

My two biggest pet peeves:

1. I CANNOT STAND the use of passive voice.
2. I CANNOT STAND the use of linking verbs, like "is"

Liberally add guidance as comments - like for example "this paragraph needs a better introductory sentence to set the stage and give context..." or some statement like this.

Thanks so much.

Best regards,


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