We proofread and copyedit written material — whether destined for print, publication,
video or slide presentation, e-book, or Web site.
anything with words.
We check to
ensure that your spelling, grammar, punctuation, language usage, and
formatting are correct — and that there are no typos in your final or
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We particularly enjoy
working with authors who plan to
self-publish their manuscripts or
e-books, and can even format your finished book
ready for uploading to the Web.
you print it, let us proof it.
caters particularly to
(and American) writers who wish to take into account the subtle but
important differences between the two versions of English. This can be
especially important to 'Kiwis' addressing readers in the United States −
and vice versa,
and for writers for whom English is a second language.
primary editor is USA-born and university-educated with an additional 25
years residence in New Zealand, and wide-ranging business and professional
career activity in
both the United States and New Zealand. This provides a unique perspective for reviewing
materials aimed at either audience. Our other editors are New
Zealand-born and educated with broad backgrounds and excellent
you print it, let us proof it.
We make our recommended changes to an
on-screen version of your
document in MSWord or Adobe Acrobat and quickly return this to you. This saves your
time and prevents confusion, while still allowing you to decide which
changes you want to "accept" or "reject".
We are also
able to offer text commentary where needed.
We look for clarity and consistency, and can check your document against The Chicago Manual of Style, The
Associated Press Stylebook, The APA Manual, or your preferred corporate or personal style guide.
offer two levels of service:
service ensures there are no spelling, grammar, syntax, punctuation, or
typographical errors, and checks the submitted text for tense,
sense, and consistency.
copyediting service addresses writing style.
copyeditor seeks to improve the clarity and flow of text rather than simply
ensuring correct usage and grammar, and may offer suggested
rewording rather than simply flagging problems.
In consultation with the
author, conflicting statements, inaccuracies, and inconsistencies
in the text are reviewed and adjusted. If requested, a style sheet
can be created.
We can actually
reconstruct and improve the submitted writing where appropriate. We
can turn "chicken salad" into "chicken cordon bleu", if you ask for
Let us help!
can submit your work to us in complete confidence, have it thoroughly
proofread and quickly returned to you
— and conveniently
pay for the
all through our Web site.
We can quickly:
proofread your work for punctuation, spelling
(New Zealand, Commonwealth, or American English), idiom, grammar,
prepare your work to print-ready standard,
correct typography, standardize layout, and
validate graphics and captions
We make you look good!
hat is Proofreading?
~ How We Work
~ Outsource Proofreading ~
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