Proofreading for crime, thriller, mystery and suspense authors

Proofreading package

The proofreading package is for books that have already been professionally line edited and copyedited.

Provides reassurance by checking for errors missed in the other stages of editing as well as those introduced during formatting.

Package price: £10–£12 per 1000 words (subject to seeing whole manuscript)

What's included?

Pre-edit chat by Zoom or Teams

Full proofread of your story

Marked-up copy of your edited story

(PDF or in Word)

Style sheet

My guides to using Word shortcuts and track changes

Post-proofread communication to answer any questions arising from my proofread

What does the proofreading package address?

Proofreading is a final check before publishing. It looks at:

  • Grammar, punctuation and spelling errors
  • Hyphenation and capitalisation issues
  • Formatting and spacing issues (in typeset document)
  • Page and chapter numbering
  • Use of inclusive language