Copy Editing

What It Is:

Sentence-level editing for your manuscript to improve readability and fitness for its purpose and to ensure that text is free of grammatical and factual errors.

What You Get:

A sentence-level focus on correcting spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax, and word usage while preserving the meaning and voice of the original text. A check for or impose a consistent style and format, query about apparent errors or inconsistencies. A cross-check of references, art, figures, tables, equations, and other features for consistency with their mentions in the text. Your manuscript will be prepared for the next stage of the publication process.

Who It’s For:

Seasoned authors who want an objective edit focusing on their text; new authors who aren’t fully experienced with consistent technical writing skills. Authors seeking to produce a professional-quality manuscript.

How Much It Costs:

$30 per hour.

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Please note: These prices do not include housekeeping fees of $25 per hour, prorated.

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