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Proofread an 80,000-word novel
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  • Posted: Sat, Nov 24, 2012
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I am an author writing books for small publishers.

Job description:
I am looking for someone to check my novel for grammar and punctuation errors and inconsistencies, and anything else that would leave a bad impression on readers and potential agents. This particular novel is set in Sydney, Australia, so much of the dialogue is from and between Aussies, and part (perhaps 15%) is from an American. I want the Aussie parts to be Australian ("colour" instead of "color," for example), and the American to be American English. I've read through the manuscript several times, and I've also had one other person read it, finding many items that I have since corrected. So it's not as if this hasn't been looked at -- it just needs a final set of "fresh eyes."
Total word count:
80,000

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All of the Above

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