A proofread provides a check of a manuscript for mistakes in spelling, punctuation, and spacing. It involves a close reading of your manuscript, which will be annotated to highlight grammatical and spelling errors, accompanied by explanatory notes and suggestions.
All proofreads completed within 2 weeks of booking.
A proofread will include:
The correction of errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar, and syntax.
The correction of errors in sentence structure and language usage.
The correction of factual errors where the information would reasonably be considered common knowledge.
The highlighting of duplicate words where they appear close together.
The return of your manuscript with annotated corrections, indicating what has been changed, with an explanation where necessary.
A proofread will not include:
A critique of your writing style or plot.