Wordsworth Editorial Services

Great ideas are worth the right words


It was a pleasure to work with Laura. She was always very professional, friendly, punctual and detail oriented. I can definitely recommend her services.

--Pedro Parraguez, PhD candidate,DTU Management Engineering, Denmark

PROOFREADING
Wordsworth offers basic proofreading services in which a manuscript is given a final check for mechanical errors and printer's errors. The manuscript is checked against a style sheet (internal, external, or both) and may also be checked to ensure previous changes have been made. 

Proofreading estimates are based on 5 to 8 pages per hour as well as the number of style sheets included. 

COPY WRITING 
Wordsworth can help you with web copy, business communication, annual reports, articles, press releases, grant proposals, handbooks, executive summaries. Wordsworth has special expertise in the areas of child and youth development, early childhood education, nonprofit organizations, and public policy ... Need something not listed? Just let us know, and we will discuss your project with you.

Cost estimates for copy writing are based on the amount of research and information-gathering required, the desired length of the finished product, and the time required to complete the project.

COPY EDITING
Copy editing involves revising and polishing your manuscript to make it shine. Grammar and spelling are checked as well as sentence and paragraph structure, the overall organization of your piece, and style. Wordsworth will discuss with you the level of editing recommended, based on a sample of your work.
The levels of editing services include:

  • Basic - checking for mechanical errors and correct English grammar and word choice. Cost estimate based on 5 to 8 manuscript pages per hour.
  • Heavy - Basic editing, plus improvements in phrasing and organization for maximum effectiveness. Cost estimate based on 2 to 5 manuscript pages per hour.
  • Substantive - Basic and heavy editing, plus increased level of rewriting, reorganization and suggestions for revisions. Cost estimate based on 1 to 4 manuscript pages per hour.

Wordsworth Editorial Services recognizes that just as each client is unique, each project differs in size and complexity. That's why our services are personalized especially for you. We will provide you with an individually written estimate for executing your project, based on your unique needs. Wordsworth also holds your ideas and project details in strictest confidence and will not discuss or share your work with anyone without your permission.

Style sheets utilized:

  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition
  • Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition
  • Associated Press Stylebook
  • The Bluebook
  • Harvard reference style
  • US or UK English
  • Any specific academic journal guidelines, style sheets, or formatting as requested