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Proofreaders' Cooperative

Spun off of the writer's group, this group will develop opportunities for members to receive quality proofreading services for their written material from other members, either paid or in "pay it forward" mode.

Members: 86
Latest Activity: Mar 20

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Proofreading for Printers

Started by Lynn Samuell Apr 10, 2012. 0 Replies

Need a proof reader/editor

Started by Jeff Jones. Last reply by Jeff Jones Feb 1, 2012. 3 Replies

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Comment by Darren Rayborn on December 12, 2013 at 6:05pm

Hi folks.  I am looking for someone to proofread and probably edit a short story.  It is about 22 pages in Word currently.  I know it needs a little more from me, but needs a second set of eyes on it.  I do proofreading, editing and writing at work (government) but would prefer someone away from the office as it is a different style (okay, not sure my style).

Please message me.  I am not sure what the cost of this service is either so that might be something to bring to the message table. 

Thank you for your time and have a wonderful weekend!

Darren

Comment by Catalyst John on November 12, 2013 at 8:22am

Hey everyone!!!  I am looking to connect with someone who would like to proofread / edit (or whatever the correct jargon is...) for my weekly blog at catalystjohn.com.

Basically, I'm curious what kind of cost I'm looking at... 

Comment by Desirae Howell on May 8, 2013 at 10:21am

Although I've technically been a member of the 48 Days community for several months, I've never actually utilized it.  I guess that makes me a newbie.  In recent months, I left my full-time, high-stress job and have been proofreading and writing resumes/cover letters.  I'm curious what most of the other members in this group do.  Thanks!


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Comment by Diane Krause on August 12, 2012 at 9:10am

Hi Guys, 

I do proofreading, copy editing, line editing, and can even do developmental editing, although I consider Erin Casey to be the expert in that area. 

I've done freelance jobs for several of our 48Days members, and I currently work as a book editor for Sterling & Stone, a digital publishing company -- mainly line editing and copy editing. I can provide references. 

I would be happy to discuss any project needs. My direct contact is diane@thewritingrange.com. 

Comment by Derek Olsen on August 12, 2012 at 8:51am

Hello, Proofreaders.

I am also in need of editing/proofreading help.  (Actually, someone told me what I really need is a "line editor.")

Please message me if you are interested or know someone who might be.  I will email you the book and ask for your opinion and a quote.  (Yes, I would like to go the paid for service route.)

Thanks

Derek

Comment by Lynn Samuell on February 16, 2012 at 10:48am

Hi Kent, I just e-mailed you about your e-book.


Group Leader
Comment by Diane Krause on February 16, 2012 at 8:30am

Kent -- I'm interested! Just sent you an email at info@liveitforward.com.


Group Leader
Comment by Kent Julian on February 16, 2012 at 7:42am

Not sure how active this group is, but I have a little project. I have a Goal Getting e-book that I'm creating that needs proofing.  It will probably be 15,000-20,000 words.  

For printable books, I go the editing route...but for a project like this, I keep it simple and just look for someone to proof read it and clean it up.  I don't expect perfection, but I am looking for excellence.  

My budget is limited for this project, but I'd be willing to barter if that would be of more value to you (I have several ideas). Also, I need a pretty quick turn around....a couple of weeks max.

If interested, post here or email me at info@liveitforward.com 

Comment by Andrea Reynolds on August 26, 2011 at 10:49am

Quick intro: I've proofread books for four members of 48Days.net (as well as books by other authors) and, as a result, have had my services recommended to other 48Days' authors. My background includes decades of promoting authors, publishing since 1981, and writing dozens of my own self-help, how-to manuals, books, special reports, tips booklets and subscription-paid newsletters.

I like to work within authors' budget requirements and schedules as possible. If you will send me your completed manuscript to be proofread, in confidence, I'll give you a free estimate, often with several options.

Comment by Beth Douglass Silcox on August 20, 2010 at 8:35am
I'm new to 48days and was excited to find a few groups for writers. As a professional freelance writer for the last 18 years, I'm excited to network with fellow writers here!
 
 
 

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