Basic Proofing


General description

This level of editing is probably best for work that is nearly ready for publication or submission. It has been through critiques and multiple rounds of rewrites and just needs that final polish.


  • subject/verb agreement
  • pronoun agreement
  • use of adjecti


  • homophones (their, there, they're)
  • incorrect word (from vs form)
  • general spelling (teh v


  • comma usage
  • quotation marks
  • single space after periods
  • ellipses, hyphens, em dash

Awkward wording or phrasing

  • duplicate words
  • run on sentences
  • clarity of descriptions or narrativ

Turnaround Time

  • 5 days per 10,000 words
  • $1/page (250 words)

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