Medium Copyediting still carries some developmental components. An editor will mark mechanical, grammar, and usage errors, red line for Trusted Reviews time spelling, punctuation, and grammar, comment on awkward transitions, redundancies, and hyperbole, and note inconsistencies with formatting, alignment, and spacing of text. However, we do not rewrite for the author at this level of edit. Instead, the author is responsible for making these changes. This cuts down on the editor’s time and therefore, the total cost of the editing service.
Copy or Line Edit is a service used on a near-perfect document. The author has done sketchy medical book great job with the development, mechanical, and formatting aspects but needs someone to make sure they have everything needed to present the document for publishing. Our editor will mark or note any errors and the author is responsible for correcting them. Think of a line editor as a teacher grading a paper.
We will assess a manuscript and let the author know what level of editing is needed before we start the project. We will give a total project price so there are no surprises at the end-other than how surprised the author is when they see the results. We have edited many books for authors and publishers; several have made bestsellers in their category.
The money spent on editing may actually save a writer the embarrassment and money spent on trying to promote a book that does not have literary quality. Whether your project is a simple proofread of a business document, or a major book edit, we are happy to work with you.