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Developmental editing

Focuses on the overarching plot, subplots, characterisation, dialogue, pacing, viewpoint, and more

Copyediting

Focuses on syntax, punctuation, capitalisation, spelling, etc., as per the appropriate style manual

Proofreading

Spelling, punctuation, capitalisation, grammar, fact-checking, formatting, etc., as per the appropriate style manual

DEVELOPMENTAL EDITING

ELEMENTS ANALYSED

  • The strengths

  • The weaknesses

  • Character development

  • Character motivations

  • Plot development

  • Plot cohesiveness

  • Theme (or themes)

  • Viewpoint (or viewpoints)

  • Pacing

  • Voice strength & consistency

  • Tone (mood)

  • Plot holes

  • Characterisation

  • Entertainment value

Available for: short stories, novellas, novels, and series

AUD$45/hour (*subject to change August 2020)

COPYEDITING

ELEMENTS ANALYSED

  • Grammar

  • Syntax

  • Punctuation

  • Spelling

  • Table editing

  • Figure editing

  • Content consistency

  • Factual accuracy

  • Discriminatory material

  • Defamatory material

  • Style consistency

Available for: short stories, novellas, novels, non-fiction, and academic

AUD$30/hour (*subject to change August 2020)

PROOFREADING

ELEMENTS ANALYSED

  • Style consistency

  • Fact-checking

  • Copyediting errors have been corrected

  • Inconsistencies

  • Typesetting

  • Image allowance

  • Information allowance

  • Formatting sequence

  • Missing information

  • Page numbers

  • Cross-references

  • Prelims

  • Overall consistency

Available for: short stories, novellas, novels, non-fiction, and academic

AUD$35/hour (*subject to change August 2020)

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