Copyediting (“Mechanical Editing”)
A comprehensive edit of your work, focusing on mechanical issues, including:
• Correcting spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax and word usage, while preserving the meaning
and voice of the original text.
• Checking for and imposing a consistent style and format (e.g., treatment of capitalization,
punctuation, numbers, hyphenation, use of abbreviations, etc.);
• Preparing a style sheet that documents style and formatting decisions.
• Some fact-checking, if agreed upon by Author and Editor