This is the earliest stage of editing and addresses the broad issues of structure and organization, the development of a coherent narrative, engagement with sources, and the authorial tone.
Your book proposal, whether academic or trade, should argue the business case for why your book should exist and persuade a publisher to invest in you. I can assist with all aspects of book proposal preparation.
I will ensure there is a consistent, accurate presentation throughout and that the text flows. Errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation will be corrected. I can also check references, ensure that figures and images are in the right place, and that hyperlinks work.
Proofreading is a final check on your document before it is published. This service picks up any last typographical errors and formatting issues.