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Copy Editor/Proofreader Needed

I am looking for a Copy Editor/Proofreader. I would like you to explain what goes into the Copy Editor/Proofreading work that you do. Please quote a fixed price for 300 pages of double spaced, 12 pt font text.

I am looking for these things to be done, as found in the Wikipedia entry for Copy Editor:
(From Wikipedia)

...the work that an editor does to improve the formatting, style, and accuracy of text. Unlike general editing, copy editing might not involve changing the substance of the text. Copy refers to written or typewritten text for typesetting, printing, or publication. Copy editing is done before both typesetting and proofreading, the latter of which is the last step in the editorial cycle.
In the U.S. and Canada, an editor who does this work is called a copy editor, and an organization's highest-ranking copy editor, or the supervising editor of a group of copy editors, may be known as the copy chief, copy desk chief, or news editor. In book publishing in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world that follow British nomenclature, the term copy editor is used, but in newspaper and magazine publishing, the term is sub-editor (or the unhyphenated subeditor), commonly shortened to sub. The senior sub-editor on a title is frequently called the chief sub-editor. As the "sub" prefix suggests, British copy editors typically have less authority than regular editors....

The "five Cs" summarize the copy editor's job: Make the copy clear, correct, concise, complete, and consistent. Copy editors should make it say what it means, and mean what it says.
Typically, copy editing involves correcting spelling, punctuation, grammar, terminology, jargon, and semantics, and ensuring that the text adheres to the publisher's style or an external style guide, such as the Chicago Manual of Style or the Associated Press Stylebook. Copy editors may shorten the text, to improve it or to fit length limits. This is particularly so in periodical publishing, where copy must be cut to fit a particular layout, and the text changed to ensure there are no "short lines".
Often, copy editors are also responsible for adding any "display copy", such as headlines, standardized headers and footers, and photo captions. And, although proofreading is a distinct task from copy editing, frequently it is one of the tasks performed by copy editors.
Copy editors are expected to ensure that the text flows, that it is sensible, fair, and accurate, and that any legal problems have been addressed. If a passage is unclear or an assertion seems questionable, the copy editor may ask the writer to clarify it. Sometimes, the copy editor is the only person, other than the writer, to read an entire text before publication and, for this reason, newspaper copy editors are considered the publication's last line of defense.[1]
The role of the copy editor varies considerably from one publication to another. Some newspaper copy editors select stories from wire service copy; others use desktop publishing software to do design and layout work that once was the province of design and production specialists.
[edit]Changes in the field

Traditionally, the copy editor would read a printed or written manuscript, manually marking it with editor's correction marks. Today, the manuscript is more often read on a computer display and text corrections are entered directly.
The nearly universal adoption of computerised systems for editing and layout in newspapers and magazines has also led copy editors to become more involved in design and the technicalities of production. Technical knowledge is therefore sometimes considered as important as writing ability, though this is more true in journalism than it is in book publishing. Hank Glamann, co-founder of the American Copy Editors Society, made the following observation about ads for copy editor positions at American newspapers:
We want them to be skilled grammarians and wordsmiths and write bright and engaging headlines and must know Quark. But, often, when push comes to shove, we will let every single one of those requirements slide except the last one, because you have to know that in order to push the button at the appointed time

Project is being delayed as there is a delay in the material that is to be edited. Thanks.

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If someone buys your book he will not forgive you for any slight mistake. Remember a bad REVIEW in Amazon will give your book a bad reputation. A badly edited book is never an option to play with. The book should be Thêm

$150 USD trong 4 ngày
(300 Nhận xét)

Hello, As a professional writer and copy editor I would love to work on your project. Thank you. Sincerely, Jaime

$125 USD trong 4 ngày
(12 Nhận xét)

Hello, I can do it for $50, fixed. Please send me the file if you agree. Regards.

$50 USD trong 1 ngày
(2 Nhận xét)

HI, I am interested in this project. Please go through the PMB

$150 USD trong 15 ngày
(4 Nhận xét)

i'm a hardworker, highly organized and committed,, bale to work under pressure and love to deliver my work in high proffeciency. thank you

$250 USD trong 2 ngày
(0 Nhận xét)

Most of my proofing work was grammar- or layout-related. Choice of words, where best to put a sentence and how best to say it. Since it was a translation project from Japanese to English, it look a little massaging her Thêm

$75 USD trong 2 ngày
(0 Nhận xét)

I am very proficient in typing and proof-reading. I guess this is a job for me.

$100 USD trong 1 ngày
(0 Nhận xét)

I have qualified at diploma level with Maple Acadamy to do proofreading and copy editing and am therefore well qualified to do this job. I am quick,efficient and have all the skills you need. I would be willing to unde Thêm

$60 USD trong 2 ngày
(0 Nhận xét)

Thank you for the opportunity to bid. I have edited several books of this length and longer and I feel a true proofread takes longer than a day or two as many things go into a full proofread. Typically I will use the T Thêm

$200 USD trong 5 ngày
(0 Nhận xét)

Good Afternoon, My name is Rachel H, and I would like to be your proofreader/editor for your project. I have been a professional copywriter and copyeditor for over 3 years, and have recently proofread and edited over Thêm

$125 USD trong 2 ngày
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I graduated with a BA in English (cum laude) and have plenty of writing samples available to share. My grammar and writing skills are impeccable. I can copy edit your manuscript, make it flawless, and have it in your h Thêm

$100 USD trong 1 ngày
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