A. Proofreading

Address all objective mechanical errors:

  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Spelling and typography
  • Referencing
  • Mechanical consistency
  • Formatting

B. Copyediting

Address matters of subjective taste:

  • Register, tone and word choice (keep in mind subject matter and audience)
  • Poorly constructed phrases or sentences (even grammatically correct)
  • Reduce wordiness and repetition.
  • Leave comments and feedback for the author.
  • Never change author’s intended meaning.

C. Adhere to client’s requirements


From TruePaper’s editing assignment