Copy editing involves reading through the content for clarity, readability,
and consistency, as well as everything that falls under proofreading.

Refined Articles: Proof reading and copy editing, expert in English as a second language, ESOL and translated documents.

What copy editing includes:

  • Checking for inconsistencies.
  • Checking references against style i.e. APA, Harvard, Chicago, etc.
  • Formatting and link checks.
  • Correction of any issues.
  • Proofreading.
  • Correcting sentence structure.
  • Rewriting for clarity.
  • Making it easier to read by removing redundant words and jargon.
Bella has been doing proofreading for us for since early 2017. Her work is accurate and she turns around all our projects very quickly. We appreciate her quick response time to all our inquiries as to her availability, and her fast delivery even with long documents. We consider Bella a critical member of our virtual team.
— Kim Crabtree – Principal consultant, MetaExperts, Livonia, USA