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  • Start: Fri, Apr 29, 2011
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Dear Elance Provider,

I need a manuscript proofread, prior to publication. It is the second edition of a book, 280 pages including endnotes, about 65,000 words including endnotes. It will be sent as a pdf, 13.5 point Times New Roman text, with about 255 endnotes at 11.5 point.

The proofreader should mostly focus on spelling and punctuation errors, and on glitches such as missing quote marks, extra words, and transposed words. I spell and punctuate well, as a rule, but if a section was edited hastily it might have, misteaks,

The previous edition of this book included the following errors: whose instead of who [careless revision], make instead of makes [careless revision], four extra words in a footnote [careless revision], two instances of missing quote marks, two instances of transposed words, and an extra letter in a word. I want to come as close as possible to zero errors in this edition. I will also be proofing the book, and I will assume that a professional proofreader ...

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