Non-fiction - Proofreading

We proofread the whole document for spelling, grammar, hyphenation, capitalisation, mispunctuation and other errors (see FAQs), and we also run our special software.

So, the traditional eagle-eyed process, plus much fine-toothed comb, forensic detective work.

Proofreading and copy-editing can be done in Track Changes in Word, as ‘sticky notes’ in a PDF (prices may vary), or on a good old A4 paper printout.

Up to 5,000     £51

Up to 10,000       £94
Up to 15,000     £105
Up to 20,000      £112
Up to 30,000       £142
Up to 50,000      £226
Up to 75,000       £329
Up to 100,000     £395
Up to 125,000 £528
Up to 150,000   £625
Up to 200,000     £728

Non-fiction - Copy-editing

Copy-editing is the proofreading service (as described left) plus much more:

- revision and suggested deletion;
- comments on under/overwriting, inconsistency, phrasing and usage;
- appreciation of style, tone and readability;
- alerts to cliché, tautology and clumsy writing.

In short, copy-editing provides a deeper and more considered reading of your text.

Up to 5,000     £70

Up to 10,000       £131
Up to 15,000     £146
Up to 20,000      £156
Up to 30,000       £197
Up to 50,000      £316
Up to 75,000       £460
Up to 100,000     £549
Up to 125,000 £736
Up to 150,000   £875
Up to 200,000     £1088

Non-fiction - Pay Per Error

You set a limit on how many errors you wish us to find. The document is checked until we reach either your limit or the end of the text. Any difference is refunded.

Example: You set a limit of 10 errors and pay £25.00. We find only 4 errors, and refund you £15.00. This option is cheaper if your document is 99% accurate, but you need a final quick check.

Errors will be sent as a report in XL showing page, line number, error, correction and context. If your document has more errors than the quantity you have paid for, we will let you know that further proofreading is advised.

Up to 10 errors    £25

Up to 20 errors       £50
Up to 35 errors     £87
Up to 50 errors    £125

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