Over ten years' experience freelance copyediting and proofreading for self-published authors (self-help and other nonfiction, fiction, YA, children's); former newspaper proofreader; former library cataloguer; five traditionally published novels in romantic suspense and romantic adventure; numerous short story credits (romance, children's, mystery); a few novella credits; a few magazine article credits; newspaper articles; two Writer's Digest honorable mentions in genre fiction; Highlights for Children finalist; member Pennwriters.
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American English copy editing/proofreading for those desiring a clean manuscript before self-publishing, or before submitting manuscripts or proposals to agents and editors.
I look for typos, correct word usage and spelling, punctuation, grammar, paragraphing, readability, dialogue, flow, sentence structure, etc.
I use Word Track Changes, docx files.
I do fact-checking, unless its very technical material or the work has an overwhelming number of facts.
My job is to make your work look good, and I take that responsibility very seriously.
I'll do five pages as a sample for long projects, a partial page for short projects.
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