Excellent proofreading service! As a fourth year Sociology student I needed to make sure that my assignments are as perfect as possible, Catherine certainly did the job! Very fast communication, quality editing and great expert advice plus got higher marks than I ever did before, could not ask for more. I highly recommend Catherine for anyone who needs help with proofreading/ editing, she will definitely make your work perfect."
Working to a deadline on an assignment and becoming mind-numbingly familiar with your writing? In this situation it can be almost impossible to sit back and look at your work objectively. This is where a fresh, professional pair of eyes can help. I can copy-edit or proofread your dissertation, thesis or other project to ensure it says what you want it to say in a clear, polished way. Proofreading is the final check your writing receives before submission or publication. This is where any remaining errors of spelling, punctuation or non-conformity to a style sheet will be picked up. Copy-editing goes a step further and will ensure the clarity of your writing. This service will also remove repeat words and ensure that your writing flows well. I can work on screen using Track Changes in Word, on a PDF using commenting tools or on paper using BSI symbols.
Other non-fiction work
I can proofread or copy-edit CVs, emails, letters, magazine articles, journal articles or other non-fiction documents. I have had articles published in magazines and know how important it is to keep the author's voice, but still remove errors and improve clarity and flow. I can work in Word using Track Changes, on a PDF using commenting tools or on paper using BSI symbols.
My rates are based on the SfEP's suggested minimum which are currently:
£24.30 per hour for proofreading and
£28.30 per hour for copy-editing.
All projects differ so I prefer to get a sample of the work and edit 200–500 words free of charge. Then I can quote a price, based on how long the work will take to complete.
Payment is by bank transfer or PayPal if bank transfer is not possible.
The SfEP's rates can be viewed here:
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