Proofreading starting at


  • The last step before publishing
  • Corrections in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and typography
  • Checking obvious facts, style guides, and maintaining consistency
  • Checking graphs, charts, tables, and illustrations

Copy Editing starting at $0.009/word

  • Correcting typos, basic grammar, and punctuation
  • Making style consistent: spelling, capitalization, hyphens, dashes, italics, ellipses, etc.
  • Flagging content inconsistency from chapter to chapter
  • Verifying basic facts
  • Flagging plot holes, potential libel, potential copyright issues, confirmed anachronisms, repetition (both content and verbal) and offer solutions
  • Flagging ambiguous vocabulary, awkward phrasing, and jargon (and offer solutions)

Line Editing starting at $0.012/word

  • Copy editing
  • Suggesting in-depth improvements to language usage and scholarly tone (in the case of academic texts)
  • Feedback on content
  • For fiction works, critique of plot development and characterization
  • For nonfiction and academic works, identification of undersupported points and undeveloped arguments
  • Style formatting