Write Way Copyediting LLC

Freelance

"It's All How You Say It"

Services


Manuscript Review for Editorial Recommendation*


  • Includes 1,700-word sample edit (when appropriate) and assessment report


Light Copy Edit *


  • Correct errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar, and syntax
  • Note awkward or inappropriate wording
  • Note wordy or confusing paragraphs
  • Note redundancies
  • Query terms that may confuse readers
  • Query facts and statements that may be incorrect


Medium Copy Edit *


  • Correct errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar, and syntax
  • Revise awkward or inappropriate wording
  • Revise text and headers for parallel structure
  • Note wordy or confusing paragraphs and provide revision
  • Change passive voice constructions to active voice where required or appropriate
  • Query redundancies
  • Ask author for definitions to confusing terms
  • Verify facts that may be incorrect and query author
  • Query illogical flow and organization
  • Flag disruptions to narrative flow and provide suggestions
  • Indicate where narrative strays off topic
  • Note point-of-view issues (in fiction)


Heavy Copy Edit *


  • Correct errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar, and syntax
  • Revise awkward or inappropriate wording
  • Revise text and headers for parallel structure
  • Eliminate or rewrite wordy or confusing paragraphs
  • Change passive voice constructions to active voice where required or appropriate
  • Eliminate redundancies except where necessary for emphasis
  • Supply definitions to confusing terms
  • Verify and revise incorrect facts
  • Fix illogical flow and organization
  • Correct disruptions to narrative flow
  • Indicate where narrative strays off topic
  • Note point-of-view issues (in fiction)


* Fees Upon Request


All Levels Include the Following:

  • Correct all spelling, grammar, syntax, capitalization, punctuation, abbreviation, and hyphenation errors and inconsistencies
  • Verify consistency between cross-references; contents page with chapters; numbering of footnotes, endnotes, tables, figures, or illustrations (if any)
  • Check for consistency between footnotes, endnotes, and/or in-text citations and bibliography or reference list (if any)
  • Ensure bibliography or reference list is formatted properly according to the appropriate style guide
  • Note where citations are necessary and where permission to reprint may be necessary
  • Point out any potentially libelous information
  • Arrange front and back matter in appropriate order