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Woulds & Shoulds Editing and Design | Elance
 
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Woulds & Shoulds Editing and Design

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

We are two young professionals who are passionate about putting the power of publishing into your hands. We specialize in providing quality editing, design, layout and ebook conversions for self-publishers.

Together, our credentials and experience includes:

• Completion of the Creative Book Publishing Program at Humber College. This is a top-notch program that details the business of publishing;
• An internship at HarperCollins Canada;
• Degrees in English and Journalism;
• An Editorial and Publicity Assistant job at ChiZine Publications,...

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Skills (8)

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Editing
English
Creative Writing
Ebook Conversion
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Website management
WordPress

Service Description

EDITING

Substantive Editing

We go through your manuscript and help you edit your ideas and the structure of the work. It may also include re-organizing a manuscript for better flow.

Structural (also called Line Editing)

We will take your manuscript and work it on the sentence-by-sentence level to eliminate awkward phrasing and introduce clarity to the writing.

Copy Editing

Copy editing includes editing for grammar, spelling and punctuation. We use the Chicago Manual of Style, which is, for the most part, the industry standard. Copy editing may also include finding permissions, fact-checking, and Canadianizing (if applicable).

Proofreading

Proofreading is usually done after a book is formatted. It involves checking for typesetting errors like widows and orphans, checking for rivers in the text, flagging locations for art to be inserted and catching any last errors that the previous edits have missed.

LAYOUT AND DESIGN

Manuscript Formatting and Typesetting

We place your text into Adobe Indesign and typeset it. This also includes inserting a copyright page, references, hyperlinks, a table of contents, page numbers, pictures, and diagrams. We export the file into a PDF, EPUB and/or a MOBI file.

Cover Design

Believe it or not, people do judge books by their covers. We work closely with you to realize your vision for your book. Take a look at our portfolio--the covers speak for themselves.

Ebook Conversion

We use a combination of software and hard-coding to...

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Keywords

ebook
self-publishing
ebook conversion
editing
design
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