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Editing

Let's Check That Manuscript

How many times have you left for a trip and instantly thought, "What did I forget?" In writing, we experience a very similar concern, "What did I miss?" It almost never fails that we somehow manage to overlook a typo or misuse a word we used from a thesaurus suggestion. Having a second pair of eyes examine your work would be beneficial and reassuring.

However, there's no need to turn around. eBooks2go provides three editing options that will keep you moving toward your publishing destination.

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Copyediting: 3 cents per word

  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Capitalization
  • Verify cross-references and impose industry standard style (ex: Chicago Manual, APA, etc.)
  • Fact-checking manuscripts (for nonfiction titles)

Proofreading: 5 cents per word

  • Examination of manuscript to make sure it adheres to design and formatting requirements
  • Checking page numbering, column alignments
  • Ensuring consistency with respect to fonts, sizes, bold, underlined elements, etc.
  • Ensuring consistency with respect to headings, subheadings, captions and footnotes
  • Inspecting each type of feature within categories, such as looking at every headline, then looking at every caption, and so on
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How to get started

Copyediting/Proofreading: 6 cents per word

  • Spelling, punctuation, and capitalization edits
  • Verify cross-references and impose industry standard style (ex: Chicago Manual, APA, etc.)
  • Examination of manuscript to make sure it adheres to design and formatting requirements
  • Checking page numbering, column alignments
  • Ensuring consistency with respect to fonts, sizes, bold, underlined elements, etc.
  • Ensuring consistency with respect to headings, subheadings, captions and footnotes
  • Inspecting each type of feature within categories, such as looking at every headline, then looking at every caption, and so on
  • Fact-checking manuscripts (for nonfiction titles)

Developmental Editing: 7 cents per word

  • Review and editing of the story’s structure
  • Identifying and filling plot holes
  • Smoothing transitions
  • Ensuring accurate word choice for characters
  • Ensuring consistency of character’s names
  • Cleaning choppy sentences
  • Spelling, punctuation, and capitalization edits
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