Unfortunately, a short answer is probably going to be wrong. Or at least make somebody unhappy (me or my client).
It seems like everyone - including the "experts" - have different ideas about what constitutes proofreading, light editing, copyediting...you get the idea.
This is why, when asked to quote a job, I usually say, "Well, it depends. What do you want?"
I"m not hedging. I'm trying to get it right - for all involved.
Below are links to some "definitive" descriptions about "general" proofreading and editing work. Keep in mind, these are general guidelines for "regular" copy. Typically, costs to edit industry-specific or very technical writing are double or even higher.
- A book editor's view from 2015
- An editors' forum tries to nail Jello to the wall...
- And what The Writing Center at UNC-Chapel Hill tells students about proofing and editing
Would you like some help proofreading or editing your marketing copy, website, or other business communications? Let's talk. Let's get it right.
I agree that a second pair of eyes is absolutely essential to avoid rejections. Through WordsRU.com I was able to get top class editing and proofreading, manuscript critique. They also write excellent author profiles and book synopsis, so pretty much the entire package.
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Learning to proofread your work yourself is a a must-have skill. But, it always helps to have a second pair of eyes review your work to make sure you haven't missed embarassing typos, or grammatical and syntactical errors. I'd suggest WordsRU.com for this. It also saves you a lot of time to have your work formatted according to the right style. Saves you a lot of time and allows you to focus on your work.
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