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Since 2011, we have engaged proofreaders from elance.com and have locked on one consistent proofreader / editor. It would be nice if we can find more consistent editors.
I am looking for someone meticulous to peruse a 40,000 word novel. As an avid reader, you should know that editing a fiction is different from editing a non-fiction; here, style is used to portray certain points (e.g. present tense for some narrations, past for some), so consistency is imperative.
The language used is Standard Singapore English, a variety that follows British English quite closely except for some lexical items.
One more thing to note is copyediting-I've made everything very concise, for "less is more". In addition, several narrations use some tone that restricts copyediting. Nevertheless, every editor (or writer), while reading, would be tempted to make some changes to the style, words and syntax. For example, from "He jumps from point A to point B", you may want to change i...
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