Editing and proofreading

Good editing and proofreading involves having a meticulous eye for detail, ensuring the text is free of grammatical and spelling errors. It should also have a consistent style, be that according to British style guides (such as ‘New Hart’s Rules’ or ‘The Economist Style Guide’) of American style guides (such as ‘The Chicago Manual of Style’ or ‘Associated Press Stylebook’). While working for the University of Amsterdam, I authored the ‘UvA English Style Guide’, which is now used throughout the University.

Books 2Effective communication requires plain English that is precise, engages the reader and avoids ambiguity.

I can help you with editing and proofreading:

  • Essays, academic papers and theses
  • Corporate brochures
  • Newsletters
  • Articles
  • Websites
  • Annual reports
  • And more…