Copy Editing « Marque Copy

By: Marque  11-11-2011
Keywords: Magazine, Proofreading

Proofreading | Line Editing | Substantive Editing

Copy that may be well written loses all credibility if its accuracy, consistency and style do not follow suit. Editing streamlines your copy so that it conveys a good impression concisely, precisely and plausibly. Whether it’s your magazine, manuscript, thesis, website, report or proposal it cannot afford to lose a good first impression. Having worked in publishing and print media, our editors and proofreaders are adept at perfecting text. We offer:

  • Proofreading (checking of spelling and grammar errors as well as sentence structure)
  • Line editing (checking of syntax, facts, errors in logic and characterization)
  • Substantive editing (reviewing the work holistically and may include rearranging chapters and reworking pages)

Copyright restrictions prevent us from posting examples of our edited work in our portfolio. We have, however, worked with Macmillan South Africa and Heinemann Publishers as well as numerous doctorate and masters students and their theses and dissertations. We offer student discounts at a per page rate. Contact us for an obligation free quote.

Keywords: Magazine, Proofreading

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