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  • Posted: Thu, Mar 21, 2013
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  • Location: North America
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I run a small press and need a VERY detail oriented proofreader to catch transcription and formatting errors in poetry chapbooks.

Expectations:
Each chapbook proof (PDF) is accompanied by another PDF of the original source document. The proofreader will compare the two and create clear notes about any discrepancies. I prefer digital comments (in Adobe) that clearly call out the location/word in question.

- Check margins, spacing and punctuation.
- Check spelling and Capitalization where needed.

Since this is a poetry text, the spacing and punctuation may be irregular or unexpected. The goal is twofold
1. document any differences between the source document and the chapbook proof.
2. Catch words/phrases that might have been misspelled by the original author.

Scope
These chapbooks are 20-30 small pages (around 9-14 letter-sized pages).

I usually have 2 chapbooks a month that need this type of proofing. I prefer to work the someone that can do this kind of work 24-36 hours a...

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