You’ve worked hard on your book, article, or marketing materials. You know it’s good, but you want it to look professional. You want to ensure that your grammar is correct, that everything is spelled and punctuated correctly, and that you’ve used the best possible wording to bring out your ideas. You need that fresh pair of eyes to honestly tell you how to improve your text—to see changes to which you as the author may be blind.
Good writing is more than correct spelling, grammar, and structure—it’s about the quality of your message. An experienced editor ensures that your writing is the best it can be, and that your text is consistent, flows well, and is free from embarrassing errors. How your message is presented affects how your readers perceive you and your words. The perfect word can make a remarkable difference, and even subtle changes in phrasing can transform a so-so manuscript into one that is compelling and engaging.