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Welcome to the world of editing.
 
Word of the Day

You've written your article, your story, or your book. You've gone through several revisions, or should have. Now it's time for that extra pair of eyes to seek out the problems you missed. Let me help you through the final stages of preparation before you send your material out into the world. Let's work together to make it as good as it can be. Work with an aware-winning editor at an affordable price.


I can help you edit the following types of manuscripts:

♦ Non-fiction books and articles
♦ Autobiographies/Biographies/Memoirs
♦ Articles

Don't see it here, please ask me


Below are the types of editing services I can help you with.

NOTE: All recommendations and suggestions are based on my opinion and experience. You may accept them and use all of them, some of them, or none at all. In the end it's your work and your decision. I'm here to help you make it the best it can be.
 
Content Editing

♦ Typographical
errors
♦ Spelling

♦ Capitalization

Punctuation

♦ Grammar    

♦ Redundancies
 
Missed words
 
Repetition
 
♦ Wordiness
 
♦ Consistency

♦ Common word 

   errors
 
♦ Consistency 
    in character
    and/or time
    lines
 
Voice: passive vs. active
 
♦ Prepare style 
   sheet to 
   include:

  √ Character 
      names and
      traits

  √ Locations

  √ and more
 
⇒ Review of
   
minor formatting details:
 ♦ Page division

 ♦ Margins

 ♦ Headings

Font consistency

♦ Indentation

♦ Paragraph
   spacing

♦ Table of 
   Contents.
Maintain
♦ Author's 
   voice

♦ Meaning of
   the original
   text.

E-mail the author
♦ Regarding
  possible

  errors

♦ Regarding
   inconsistencies
 
⇒ Provide notation
    regarding 
    permissions needed 
   
to include
    copyrighted material.

Estimated pace:
 
5 - 10 pages/hour





Copy Editing (Line)
♦ Typographical
   errors
♦ Spelling
♦ Capitalization
Punctuation
♦ Grammar

♦ Redundancies
  
♦ Missed words

♦ Hyphenation
 
Common     
  word errors

♦ Suggestions
  to improve:

  √ Syntax

  √  Word   
      choice

  √  Light 
      structural 
      changes

 √ Consistency that may have been missed in the content edit 

Estimated pace:
 
10 -15 pages/hour
 
 Articles
minimum fee $25

 

Other editing services

Family History Copy Editing

 
Please query first. To submit a project electronically put Editing Project
Proposal in the subject line. When I receive it I will review it and send you 
an estimate for time and cost.

For payment details see the Terms, Submissions, and Payment section.




Price Chart

First Page  FREE!

Content edits

$2.50/page

Line edits

$2/page
 
Articles
 
Minimum fee $25








Gloria Oren  Redmond, WA 98052  (425) 445-5382  or email me at gloria at gloriaoren dot com





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