I’m Heidi Eliason, an experienced writer and consultant with years of experience and an affinity for getting down in the weeds. That means I am detail-oriented and nitpicky. That’s what you need in an editor, someone with a keen eye who will catch those small—and large—errors you might miss. I will give your work a thorough review and suggest corrections and improvements while keeping your voice and ideas intact.
There is a lot of confusion about the different types of editing services available, with multiple terms used to describe the same types of services. Here is an explanation of the editing services I offer.
Developmental editing looks at:
This is where inconsistent tone or audience identification issues are addressed. In other words, the big picture stuff.
Once the big picture issues have been addressed and you have a developed manuscript, I can provide the fine-tuning help you need. Copy editing is performed before typesetting a text for publication and before proofreading. There may be different levels of copy editing required, such as light, moderate, and heavy.
Copy editing includes:
- Incorrect facts
Proofreading is the final step in the editing process and is an essential stage of the publication process to make your work look professional. It is a last check to make sure all tiny errors are found and no new errors have been introduced from changes made during the copy editing process. Proofreading catches errors in:
- Verb tense
- Design elements (headings, numerals, etc.)
Rates vary by project depending on the type of editing services required, the size of the manuscript, and the urgency of the project. A free sample edit is provided.
For rates, availability, and other information please contact me.