Copyediting

Writing without revising is the literary equivalent of waltzing

gaily out of the house in your underwear.

 - Patricia Fuller

 
Checking Text on a Document

There is nothing worse than rushing to publication only to find a glaring, embarrassing, and in some cases credibility-shattering typo, faux pas, or outright factually untrue claim in your project that has now gone public.


I will not let that happen.


Essential Editing, LLC provides the following levels of copyediting consistent with house style or major style manuals (Chicago Manual of Style, AP Stylebook most commonly):

Light

Mechanical Editing

Correlating Parts

Minor Language Editing

Medium 

Light Editing+

Language Revision Suggestions

Fact-Checking

Permissions

Heavy

Medium+

Major Rewrites

Faulty Organization and Gaps in Logic Repairs