Editing and Proofreading Services

It’s very difficult to proofread your own words!

Most of us are unable to proofread our own words. By the time we’ve thought them, written them, read them and checked them we know them so well we see what we expect to see, not what is actually on the page.

It’s not just weighty documents that need proofreading either; it could be that small typo in an email to a potential client that makes or breaks the deal. Unchecked typos indicate a lack of attention to detail, leaving clients wondering where else you might be sloppy.

I am an experienced Oxfordshire proofreader who offers Copy Editing and Proofreading Services.

I will proofread and/or edit all your documents, no matter how large or small. Simply send me your web copy, manuscripts, letters, emails and reports and I’ll check them, correct them and return them to you in a ready-to-use format.

Copy editing and Proofreading Service for web copy or documents in Word doc/docx format costs £8.50 per thousand words (rounded up or down to the nearest 500 words).

I can also proofread PDF documents. However, because this involves highlighting your PDF and adding comments, rather than using Tracking Changes, it takes longer, and it’s also not always easy to get an accurate word count for PDFs. Therefore my price for proofreading PDFs is £25 per hour.

 Email me for more details, or call me on 01367 888229.

Who needs proofreading services?

My Proofreading Service is suitable for:

  • Authors, writers and self-publishers
  • Copywriters and web designers
  • Anyone in business who writes reports, web copy, blogs or sales letters
  • Students who want to submit a well-written essay or dissertation
  • Job seekers who want to make sure their job application or CV is accurate

Proofreading services available for:

Websites, tenders, novels, emails, sales brochures, booklets, newsletters, ebooks, theses, legal documents, dissertations, manuscripts, self-published works, CVs and more.

No job too big or too small –
I proofread everything from blog posts to the Bible!

How much does it cost?

To work out estimated costs, I charge £8.50 per thousand words, rounded to the nearest 500 words. For PDF documents my fees are £25 per hour.

Express Service

While I always endeavour to return your proofread and edited documents as soon as possible, there are times when you need a fast turnaround. For just £10 per thousand words (rounded up or down to the nearest 500) I will guarantee the following turnaround times:

Documents under 3,000 words: 24 hour turnaround

Documents 3,000 to 10,000 words: 48 hour turnaround

Documents 10,000 to 25,000 words: 72 hour turnaround.

If you require the Express Service please let me know by email or phone. The more notice you can give me that you require the Express Service, the greater the chance that I’ll be able to offer you this service.

I am based near Swindon on the Wiltshire/Oxfordshire/Gloucestershire borders but have proofreading clients all over the country.

For a free, no obligation quote, please complete the form below, call me on 01367 888229 or email for further details.

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