COMPREHENSIVE COPY EDITING

Types of projects

  • Academic writings: Essays and graduate-level theses

  • Proposals

  • White Paper

  • Articles

  • Case studies

  • Websites
     

Copy editing process

Document reviewed TWICE before it is returned to the client: The two rounds of copy editing factors in the "big picture." that incorporates logical flow concerns.

  1. Micro-level: Correction of grammatical errors and expression, along with re-sequencing of paragraphs, whenever possible and authorised by client and

  2. Macro-level: Provide detailed feedback on logical flow of discussion, quality of  content, and suggested outline of how 2nd draft can be improved. 

Academic Work: 

  • Proofreading and correction of sentences 
    Providing feedback to improve quality of content and logical flow 

  • Proofreading and correction of sentences 
    Providing feedback to improve quality of content and discussion 
    Incorporating feedback to improve quality of content and logical flow


Undergraduate work and below: SGD0.075/word (word count of original document)
e.g., copy editing a 2,500-word essay would be SGD187.50.

Graduate work and above (Masters, Executive Masters, and PhD): SGD.10/word (word count of original document)

e.g., copy editing a 12,500-word essay would be SGD1,2500.

Commercial Work: 

  • SGD100/hour, pro-rated to actual time spent 

    Proofreading, correction, and rewriting