It can be tricky to discern the differences between the varying levels of editing, particularly since not all editors distinguish between them in the same way. They also vary based on whether you’re in the U.S. or the UK. I perform only copyediting, defined as described below, and proofreading.
The Final Stage
In addition to copyediting, I’ll scrutinize materials that are ready to be finalized for print or electronic distribution.
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