Editing/Proofreading

Type of work provided:

  • Proofreading
    • Review for:
      • Spelling errors
      • Homophone errors
      • Names and Terms consistency
      • Punctuation
  • Copy Editing
    • Review for:
      • Spelling errors
      • Homophone errors
      • Names and Terms consistency
      • Punctuation
      • Check validity of hyperlinks
      • Reference style consistency
      • Sentence structure/clarification recommendations

What is requested of the author:

  • Fiction:
    • One-page summary of the story
    • List of characters with desired spelling of names, relationships, and physical description
    • List of special terms or made-up words
    • Major event timeline
    • Whether the book is part of a series
  • Non-fiction:
    • List of preferred terminology for book specialty (ie. X-ray vs. radiography)
    • List of commonly used/known acronyms for specialty
    • Any other specific facts/information specific to the non-fiction document

Testimonials

“In addition to Michelle’s high-quality VA work, she has also helped me to publish two books with others in sight!  She not only proofreads and edits my work, but she offers her honest opinions which have been priceless in the final product produced.  She is thorough, conscientious and takes great pride in the quality of work she does regardless what work that may be!  I would seriously be lost without her help!”  Tammy Trayer ~ TrayerWilderness.com