In editorial terms, copy editing involves making the final copy, namely the content or text, clear, correct, concise, comprehensible and consistent, (the five ‘c’s) prior to its final proofing and publication.
My copy editing service incorporates the five ‘c’s through:
Your text will be returned either by email or hard copy depending on the format of your original material. Queries and changes will be clearly marked either by tracked changes (in Word) or by textual and marginal marks on hard copy (in accordance with British Standards Institute BS 5261).
Please make sure you provide me with a copy of your company style guide (if you have one). If you do not have a company style guide, you may want to include additional notes on:
You can request a style sheet from me with the return of your work, which you are welcome to add to your company style guide.
Contact me for a free cost estimate for your copy editing project.